Md. Jahirul Islam

Mr. Islam is a leading economist with professional degree in development economics. His major field of expertise includes financial sector development and microfinance and is a very well-known and highly respected researcher in Bangladesh and the UK in the field of applied research.

Academic Degrees

Masters in Development Economics and MA Economics

Fields of Expertise

Financial sector development, microfinance

Summary of employment history

Mr. Islam served as lecturer in School of Economics, International Director and Lecturer, University of Bristol, UK; Lecturer Brasenose College and St Peter’s College, University of Oxford, UK.


Managed three projects in Bangladesh, involving primary data.
Contributed to research reports on Impact assessment of microfinance, Sick industries in Bangladesh, a study on leather firms.