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Rahman Md. Mahbubur

Md. Mahbubur Rahman

PhD Students
Department of Economics


Publications and Papers

Work in Progress

"Unleashing Growth: Quantifying the Impact of Economic Reforms in India" (with Alok Johri)

"Baby Bonus, Anyone? Examining Quebec's Pro-Natal Policies" (with Natalie Malak and Terry Yip) (Preliminary draft is available upon request)

"Do Neighbourhood Characteristics Help to Explain Fertility?" (with Terry Yip)

Conference and Seminar Presentations

2016 : Canadian Economics Association Meetings 
           Congress 2016 of the Humanities and Social Sciences 
           30th Annual Conference of the European Society for Population Economics*

2015 : Canadian Population Society - Graduate Research Development Conference

 * presented by Co-author(s)

Fields of Specialization

Primary : Macroeconomics, Economic Growth

Secondary : Population Economics


2016 : Canadian Population Society Student Paper Award

2012-2016 : Ph.D. Scholarship, McMaster University

2014-2015 : W.H. Fleming Bursaries, McMaster University

2012-2014 : General Bursary Graduate, McMaster University

2012 :  M.A. Dean Scholarship, University of Ottawa



2012-present : Teaching Assistant

2015 (Winter) : Research Assistant, Professor Pau S. Pujolas, McMaster University

2014 (Summer) : Research Assistant, Professor Alok Johri, McMaster University


Ph.D. Economics, McMaster University, expected 2017

M.A. Economics, University of Ottawa, 2012

M.A. Economics, University of Dhaka, 2006

B.S.S . Economics, University of Dhaka, 2005


Sessional Faculty 

2017 (Winter) : Intermediate Macroeconomics I, McMaster University Sessional Faculty

Teaching Assistant

Graduate Level

2015 (Fall) : Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics 
2014 (Fall) : Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics 

Undergraduate Level  

2016 (Fall)       : Econometrics II 
2016 (Winter)  : International Trade, Introductory Macroeconomics
2015 (Fall)       : Introduction to Macroeconomics
2014 (Winter)  : Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics I
2015 (Fall)       : Introductory Macroeconomics
2014 (Fall)       : Facilitator-Economics Clinic
2014 (Spring)  : Financial Economics, Introduction to Microeconomics
2014 (Winter)  : Introductory Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics I
2013 (Fall)       : Introduction to Macroeconomics, Facilitator-Economics Clinic
2013 (Spring)  : Intermediate Macroeconomics I, Economics Issues
2013 (Winter)  : Applied Business Economics, Intermediate Microeconomics I
2012 (Fall)       : Public Policy Towards Business