Abu S. Shonchoy
Assistant Professor of Economics, Florida International University
Abu Shonchoy is an applied economist with interests in issues of global development. He has wide range of experience in conducting field research and experiments in South Asia. He has been engaged in more than 10 RCTs in the field of infrastructure, financial inclusion, labor market and education in Developing countries. His papers appeared in peer-reviewed international journals such as World Bank Economic Review, Journal of Development Studies and World Development, to name a few. Recently he published a book titled Seasonality and Micro-credit from Springer. Dr. Shonchoy received several awards and recognitions, including Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship. He has recently been awarded the Albert Berry Prize.
Recent work by Abu S. Shonchoy
Mobile money makes transfers easier, increases rural consumption and reduces poverty, but places pressure on migrant workers to increase remittances