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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Graduate Student

Anika Labiba Islam

CV

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Washington State University, Expected May 2020
  • M.S. in Economics,North South University, 2014
  • B.A. in Economics, North South University, 2011, Magna Cum Laude

Research Interests

  • Energy Economics
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Game Theory and Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Policy Analysis

Publications

  • (Co-authored with M.G. Quibria), “The Case Study of Aid Effectiveness in Bangladesh:
    Development with Governance Challenges”, The Economics of Foreign Aid, Edward Elgar Publishers, UK.
    1. The Economics of Foreign Aid

Working Papers

  • Anika L Islam and Ana Espinola-Arredondo. “Do renewables affect the strategic behavior of OPEC?” (Job Market Paper)
  • Anika L Islam. “Weaker mileage standards effect on air quality in shale-rich U.S. states.”
  • Anika L Islam. “Does mileage tax lead to lower air pollution compared to gas tax?”

Presentations

“Do renewables affect the strategic behavior of OPEC?”

  • WEAI 94th annual conference in San Francisco, June 30, 2019.
  • Brown bag seminar in Environmental Economics at Washington State University, October 19, 2018.

Teaching Experience

Instructor — Washington State University

  • EconS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics : Spring 2019
  • EconS 327/ BUS 470 International Trade and Finance : Spring 2017

Online Instructor — Washington State University

  • EconS 102 Fundamental Macroeconomics : (Present) Fall 2019
  • EconS 102 Fundamental Macroeconomics : Summer 2019
  • EconS 305 Microeconomics : Fall 2018
  • EconS 320 Money and Banking : Spring 2018

Teaching Assistant — Washington State University

  • EconS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics : Fall 2017
  • EconS 327/BUS 470 International Trade and Finance : Fall 2016
  • EconS 102 Fundamental Macroeconomics : Spring 2016
  • EconS 101 Fundamentals of Microeconomics : Fall 2015

Teaching Assistant — North South University

  • Econ 244,372 Applied Mathematics-II, Introduction to Econometrics : Fall 2013
  • Econ 172,244 Introduction to Statistics, Applied Mathematics-II: Summer 2012

Research Experience

Research Assistant — Economic Research Group (ERG), Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Supervisor: Dr. Sajjad Zohir, March 2012-May 2012

Research Assistant — United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Supervisor, September 2010-January 2011:
    1. Kazi Ali Reza (Officer-in-Charge, United Nations Information Centre)
      Dr. Gour Gobinda Goswami (Professor of Economics, NSU)
      K. Morshed (Assistant Country Director, UNDP)

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant — North South University

  • Econ 172,244 Introduction to Statistics, Applied Mathematics-II: Summer 2011
  • Econ 101,102 Introduction to Microeconomics and Macroeconomics: Fall 2010

Internship — United Nations Development Programme, Dhaka, Bangladesh

  • Supervisor: B.M.Mozharul Huq (Advisor, Early Recovery Facility, UNDP), July 2010-August 2010

Scholarships and Awards

  • Magna Cum Laude, BSc in Economics, North South University
  • Graduate Assistantship, School of Economic Sciences, WSU

Membership

  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
  • Western Economic Association International

Skills

  • Computer: Microsoft Office Suite, Mathematica, R, GAUSS, STATA, SPSS, Minitab, LISREL, & Eviews
  • Business: Problem-Based Solving, Team Building, Document Preparation, Goal-setting, Delegating Tasks, Leadership Quality, Adapting Behavior, Responsiveness to feedback, Demonstrate Integrity, Open-Mindedness, Creative.
  • Languages: Bangla (native), English (fluent), Hindi (fluent), French (Beginner)

References

Anika-Labiba-Islam

Contact Info:

E-mail: anika.islam@wsu.edu

Office Location:

319 Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210