Economics Study Center (ESC) has organized a Public Lecture by Dr. Shyamal Chowdhury on Thursday, 12 May, 2022. He is a Professor at the School of Economics, University of Sydney and a Research Fellow at IZA-Institute of Labor Economics. He specializes in development economics.
Dr. Chowdhury has given an explanatory presentation on his research. Current research interests of his include migration, microfinance, technology adoption and human capital development in developing countries.
In the lecture, Dr. Shyamal focused on how well-established social inferences look different in reality through the data collected from household surveys in four districts of Bangladesh for research purposes. He also focused on how economic preferences are formed and if we are able to influence that since educational and labor market outcomes, financial success, health status are crucial for the economic profile of a country.