Wasim Akram

Lecturer (Study Leave)
Department of Economics
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Academic Qualifications:

  • BSS in Economics, Khulna University.
  • Master of Economics, Dhaka School of Economics, University of Dhaka

Teaching & Research Interest:
Environmental Economics and Natural Resource Economics

Achievements & Awards:


Professional Experience:

1. Currently working as a Lecturer of Department of Economics at Hamdard University Bangladesh from 20 September, 2017.

2. Worked as a Research Officer at Dev Resonance Ltd. (National Social Research Organization) from 1 March, 2017 to 17 September, 2017.

Professional Membership:

Active reviewer and a member of the editorial board of an international journal titled PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences from September 25, 2019.

Research & Publications :

  1. Akram, W & Alam, M, T., (2019). Households’ Willingness to Pay for Improved Drinking Water – A Case Study on Khulna City Corporation Using Discrete Choice Model. PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences, 5 (1), 228-241. ISSN 2454-5899.
  2. Akram, W & Hamid, F. (2018). Impact of Rice-Price Hike on Lower Income Group People of Khulna City. Journal of Hamdard University Bangladesh, Vol.4, No.1, June 2018, ISNN 2409-9627.
  3. Akram, W. (2016). Hazardous Hazaribagh: Growing Concern for People and Environment. News Letter of Dhaka School of Economics, University of Dhaka.
  4. Economics of Potato Production- A Case Study on the Farmers of Munshiganj Area. (Accepted by International Journal of Recent Advanced Research).

Supervision List:

  1. Enquiring to What Extent the Rickshaw Pullers of Sonargaon Areas can fulfill their Basic Requirements.
  2. People’s Perceptions on Choosing Traditional Medicine: A Case Study on the Patients of Sonargaon Area.
  3. A Comparison of Socio-economic Conditions of Parents of High School and Madrasah Students.
  4. Electricity Development and its Impact on the Industrial Sector of Bangladesh.
  5. Economics of Potato Production: A Case Study on the Farmers of Munshiganj Area.
  6. Nexus between Poverty and Child labor: An Empirical Study on the Households of Narayanganj Area.

Quick Contact:

  • Contact Number: 01763899531
  • Email: wasim.34@hamdarduniversity.edu.bd
  • Employee ID: 130025
  • Joining Date: September 20, 2017