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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Syed Badruddoza

Syed Badruddoza completed his PhD in Economics with a specialization in applied econometrics and industrial organization. His research at Washington State looks into agribusiness and classifier regression models. He taught microeconomics, macroeconomics, international trade & finance/international business at Washington State University as a lead instructor. 

Dr. Badruddoza has joined the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Texas Tech University as a tenure-track Assistant Professor.


  • PhD, Economics, Washington State University, 2020
  • MS, Statistics, Washington State University, 2020
  • MS, Financial Economics, Illinois State University, 2015
  • BSS and MSS Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009


  • Fields: Industrial Organization, Econometrics, Agricultural and Resource Economics
  • Current research: Retail Market Analysis, Agribusiness, Classifier Regression Models


Lead Instructor   (Evaluation median 4.36/5.0)

  • EconS 101 Fundamental of Microeconomics, Washington State University, Summer 2017, Spring 2019, Fall 2019
  • EconS 102 Fundamental of Macroeconomics, Washington State University, Summer 2018
  • EconS 305 Intermediate Microeconomics, Summer 2019, Spring 2020
  • EconS 327/IBUS 470 International Trade and Finance/International Business, Washington State University, Fall 2017 (Online), Spring 2018 (Online), Fall 2018

Guest Lecturer

  • EconS 594 PhD field course in Industrial Organization Theory, Washington State University, Spring 2018

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, Fall 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

Publications (before PhD)

  • Amin, M.D.; S. Badruddoza and R. Rosenman. 2018. `Quality Differentiation under Mixed Competition in Hospital Markets’. Journal of Industry, Competition, and Trade 18(4):473-484.
  • 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.
  • Faruqee, R., and S. Badruddoza. 2012. Micronance in Bangladesh: Past, Present and Future (in Bengali). Dhaka: Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development. ISBN: 978-984-33-5738-0.


Website: Syed Badruddoza, Washington State University, Economics, Statistics


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


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