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Hasan Zaman

PhD Graduate

Hasan is a PhD alumnus in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University. He is an Adjunct Researcher at the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University, which is run by the world’s largest NGO – BRAC. He is a part-time Outreach and Advocacy Advisor at the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF). Between 2012 and 2015, he worked at the Bangladesh government’s innovation lab, before starting his career as an Outreach Manager at the Copenhagen Consensus Center.

Hasan holds a MSc degree from LSE and a BSc (Econ) degree from the University of Buckingham. Hasan’s major research interests are in the areas of administrative behaviour and public sector innovation. Most recently, in 2019, he guided the discussion on the first South-South cooperation agreement on SDG tracking between the governments of Bangladesh and Peru.

Papers and publications

  • Zaman, H. and Rahman, S.S. (2020). “South-South Cooperation (SSC) for Better SDG Spending through SDG Tracking” in Baqir, F., Banerjee, N. and Yaya, S. (ed). Better SDG Spending. London: Routledge. (Forthcoming publication in August).
  • Rahman, S.S. and Zaman, H. (2020). “National Planning in South Asia: Retrospect and Prospects.” Donor funded research between University of Ottawa and University of Manchester, England. (Journal publication venue to be decided).
  • Hossain, S. and Zaman, H. (2019). “Implementing the Second National Plan of Action for Nutrition (NPAN-2): A 3M Governance Framework,” BIGD Working Paper No. 3, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), BRAC University, Dhaka.
  • Zaman, H. and Morshed, KAM. (2015). “Bangladesh’s Graduation from an LDC: A Golden Jubilee Opportunity?,” South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE), 11(1): 26-28.
  • Zaman, H. and Akbar, M.I. (2013). “Exploring non-traditional sources of development finance: The case of remittance in Bangladesh,” Progress in Development Studies, 13(2): 105-116.
  • Zaman, H. (2011). “Assessing the Impact of Employment Generation Programmes in Challenging Rural Poverty: A Comparative Study on Bangladesh and India,” Journal of Poverty, 15(3): 259-276.