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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Syed Badruddoza


  • Ph.D., Economics, Washington State University, 2019 (expected)
  • M.Sc., Statistics, Washington State University, 2019 (expected)
  • M.Sc., Applied Financial Economics, Illinois Sate University, 2015
  • B.S.S. and M.S.S., Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009

Fields of Interest

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Rural Finance and Development Economics
  • Agricultural and Resource Economics



  • EconS 327, International Trade and Finance, Washington State University, Spring 2018
  • EconS 327, International Trade and Finance, Washington State University, Fall 2017
  • EconS 101, Fundamental of Microeconomics, Washington State University, Summer 2017

Teaching Assistant

  • ECO 240, Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Dr. Rajeev Goel, Illinois State University, Spring 2015

Research Assistant

  • Dr. Michael Brady, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, FallĀ 2015-Spring 2017
  • Dr. Rati Ram, Department of Economics, Illinois State University, Fall 2014-Summer 2015

Summer Internship

  • The World Bank, DECRG: Environment and Energy, Washington, D.C., Summer 2016
  • The World Bank, DECAR: Agriculture and Rural Development, Washington, D.C., Summer 2014

Other relevant work experiences

  • Research Associate, Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development, Bangladesh, 2010-2013
  • Research Assistant, Economic Research Group, Bangladesh, 2008-2010

Selected Publications

  • Amin, M.D.; S. Badruddoza and R. Rosenman. 2018. `Quality Differentiation under Mixed Competition in Hospital Markets’. Journal of Industry, Competition, and Trade (forthcoming).
  • Khandker, S.R.; H. Samad and S. Badruddoza. 2017. `Seasonality of Rural Finance’. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7986, Washington D.C.: World Bank.
  • Brady, M.; K. Gallardo, S. Badruddoza, and X. Jiang. 2016. `Regional Equilibrium Wage Rate for Hired Farm Workers in the Tree Fruit Industry’. Western Economics Forum 15(1): 20-31.
  • Khalily, M.A.B.; M.A. Khaleque and S. Badruddoza. 2014. `Impact of Regulation on Cost Efficiency of Microfinance Institutions in Bangladesh’ in R. Mersland and O. Strom (eds.), Microfinance Institutions: Financial and Social Performance, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Khandker, S.R.; G.B. Koolwal and S. Badruddoza. 2013. `How does competition affect the performance of MFIs: Evidence from Bangladesh’. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6408, Washington D.C.: World Bank.



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