Combined Publications

A Combined List of Selected Publications (Books and Articles) and Unpublished Research Works of Q. K. Ahmad

Books

  1. Socio-Economics of Bangladesh Through the Decades, Pathak Shamabesh, Dhaka, February 2018.
  2. Environment, Climate Change and Water Resources, Pathak Shamabesh, Dhaka, August 2017.
  3. Sustainable Development and All That, Pathak Shamabesh, Dhaka, December 2016.
  4. Bangladesh’s Development: Some Issues and Perspectives—Essays in Honor of A M A Muhith, published by Palok Publishers under the auspices of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), and Dhaka School of Economics (DScE), Dhaka, June 2016.
  5. Sustainable Development under Climate Change and Environmental Stress, Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), Dhaka, June 2015.
  6. Economic Integration in South Asia, Pearson Education, New Delhi, India, 2010.
  7. Interlinking of Rivers in India: Issues and Concerns, (co-editor), Taylor & Francis Group, London, United Kingdon, 2008.
  8. Financing Primary and Secondary Education in Bangladesh (editor and main co-author), Education Watch 2006, Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE), Dhaka, 2007.
  9. Socio-Economic and Indebtedness-Related Impact of Micro-Credit in Bangladesh, ActionAid Bangladesh (AAB)/Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP)/University Press Limited (UPL), Dhaka, January 2007.
  10. Dakhhin Asiar Sthaniya Janagostibhittik Bannya Bebastha (Community Approaches to Flood Management in South Asia), in Bengali, (editor), BUP, Bangladesh; IRMED, India; and JVS, Nepal with technical support from World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva and WMO/GWP Associated Program for Flood Management, published in Dhaka 2006.
  11. Abastha Badaler Jannya Bebastha Badaler Sandhane (In Search of Ways to Change the System for Changing the Conditions of the People), in Bengali, Boral Prokashani, Dhaka, February 2006.
  12. Unnayaner Katha, Manusher Katha (About Development, About People), in Bengali, Annyaprakash, Dhaka, February 2005 (First published in December 1983).
  13. Bangladeshay Artha-Samajik Bikash: Pather Sandhane (In Search of an Appropriate Pathway for Socio-Economic Evolution in Bangladesh), in Bengali, Suchipatra, Dhaka, February 2005.
  14. Emerging Global Economic Order and the Developing Countries, (editor), Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA)/University Press Ltd (UPL), Dhaka, June 2005.
  15. Energy Security in Bangladesh, (co-editor), BEA/FBCCI/IEB/Academic Publishers Ltd, Dhaka, June 2005.
  16. Climate Change and Water Resources in South Asia, (co-editor), Francis & Taylor, The Netherlands, 2005.
  17. Potential for Sharing of Common Regional Resources in the Eastern Himalayan Region: Focus on Sapta Kosi High Dam Project, (editor), BUP/Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of Bangladesh/UNDP, 2004
  18. Bangladesh: Citizen’s Perspective on Sustainable Development (co-editor), BUP, Dhaka.
  19. Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability – Summary for Policymakers and Technical Summary of the Working Group II Report (Coordinating Lead Author), Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Nairobi/World Meteorological Organization WMO), Geneva.
  20. Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Region: A Framework for Sustainable Development (co-editor), University Press Limited (UPL), Dhaka, March 2001.
  21. Cooperation on Eastern Himalayan Rivers: Opportunities and Challenges (co-editor), Konark Publisher Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2000.
  22. Perspectives on Flood 1998 (co-editor), University Press Ltd. (under the auspices of Jatyo Tran Committee, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, Local Government Engineering Department, and Bangladesh Foundation for Development Research), The University Press Limited, Dhaka, 2000
  23. Quality Education and Campus Violence: Case Studies on Dhaka and Rajshahi Universities (editor and contributor), The University Press Limited (under the auspices of the Foundation for Research on Educational Planning and Development – FREPD), Dhaka, 2000.
  24. Bangladesh Water Vision 2025, (editor & contributor), Bangladesh Water Partnership/South Asian Technical Advisory Committee (SASTAC), Global Water Partnership, Dhaka, May 1999.
  25. Economic Reforms, People’s Participation and Development in Bangladesh, National Professor Atwar Husain Memorial Lecture 1998, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh/Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), Dhaka, July 1998.
  26. The Implications of Climate and Sea-Level Change for Bangladesh, co-editor, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, 1996.
  27. Democracy and Development, BUP/Masro Printing and Packaging Ltd., Dhaka, 1995.
  28. Bangladesh: Past Two Decades and Current Decade: Assimilating Past Experiences Toward Shaping the Future, editor, BUP/Academic Publishers, Dhaka, 1994.
  29. Resources, Environment and Development in Bangladesh – With Particular Reference to the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Basins, (co-editor), BUP/Academic Publishers, Dhaka, 1994.
  30. Converting Water into Wealth – Regional Cooperation in Harnessing the Eastern Himalayan Rivers, (co-editor), BUP/Academic Publishers, Dhaka, January 1994.
  31. World Environment and Bangladesh ‑ A Review (in Bengali), (co‑author and editor), BUP, Dhaka, February 1991.
  32. Bangladesh Development Studies, Special Issue on Rural Industrialization in Bangladesh, Vol. XII, Nos. 1&2, May‑ June 1984 (published in January 1986) (ed.).
  33. UN Decade for Women: Situation Study of Women in Bangladesh (Jt. editor), Ministry of Social Welfare and Women’s Affairs, UNICEF and BPMI, Dhaka, June 1985.
  34. Aid and Development Administration in Bangladesh with Special Reference to Upazila and Union Level Administration and Rural Works Programmes, (co‑author), Institute of Developing Economies, Tokyo, Japan, April 1985.
  35. Diversification of the Rural Economy, (joint editor), ADIPA, Asian and Pacific Development Centre. Kuala Lumpur, April 1985.
  36. Rural Poverty Alleviation in Bangladesh ‑ Experiences and Policies (co‑author) ‑ A WCARRD follow up Study, In‑depth Studies Series 10, FAO, Rome, February 1984.
  37. Technology Adaptation and Employment in the Agricultural Tools Equipment Industry in Bangladesh (co‑author and editor), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, Dhaka, October 1982 (published by ILO, Geneva, World Employment Programme Working Paper, WEP2‑22/WP.134, November 1984).
  38. The Study of the Situation of Children in Bangladesh (editor and contributor), Foundation for Research and Educational Planning and Development, Dhaka, July 1981.
  39. Development Planning in Bangladesh ‑ A Review of the Draft Second Five Year Plan (editor), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, Special Publication ‑ I, December 1980.
  40. Development Through Self‑Help: Lessons from Ulashi (Jt. editor) (Proceedings of Two National Seminars), BIDS, Dhaka, April 1978.

Articles and Unpublished Research Works

  • “Political Economy of Bangladesh: Identifying Possible Areas of Bangladesh-India Joint Research and Dialogue”, presented at a dialogue on the theme: ‘Political Economy of Bangladesh: Implications for India-Bangladesh Relations’ at the Centre for South Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, organized jointly by Bangladesh High Commission in India and JNU, 21 June 2018.
  • “Ethics in Banking”, Seventeenth Nurul Matin Memorial Lecture, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM), Dhaka, 31 March 2018.
  • “An Overview of the Realities and Issues in Bangladesh’s Water Sector”, in Q K Ahmad, Environment, Climate Change and Water Resources, Pathak Shamabesh, Dhaka, August 2017.
  • “Bangladesh Marching Ahead: Implementing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”, in Q K Ahmad, Sustainable Development and All that, Pathak Shamabesh, Dhaka, December 2016.
  • “Measuring Multidimensional Poverty Based on Evidence from Programmed Initiatives of Monga Eradication (PRIME) in North-Western Bangladesh’, (co-author),  in Q K Ahmad and Shari Ahmed (eds.), Bangladesh’s Development: Some Issues and Perspectivess—Essays in Honor of A M A Muhith, published by Palok Publishers under the auspices of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), and Dhaka School of Economics (DScE), Dhaka, June 2016.
  • “Rural Unemployment in Bangladesh”, (co-author), in Q K Ahmad and Shari Ahmed (eds.), Bangladesh’s Development: Some Issues and Perspectivess—Essays in Honor of A M A Muhith, published by Palok Publishers under the auspices of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), and Dhaka School of Economics (DScE), Dhaka, June 2016 (a study report, surveys conducted by Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP) and Dhaka School of Economics (DScE) in early 2012).
  • “Economy and Development: Road to Progress for Bangladesh”, Keynote Speech, National Defence College, Mirpur, Dhaka, 19 April 2016.
  • Sustainable Development under Climate Change and Environmental Stress,Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), Dhaka, June 2015.
  • “Empowerment is Key to Poverty Eradication and Human Dignity: Lessons and Perspectives from the Enrich Programme in Bangladesh”, Public Lecture Delivered in Conference Room 9, Yokohama Port Opening Memorial Hall, jointly organized by Japan Society for International Development (JASID) and Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Tokyo, Japan, 30 July 2015.
  • “National Budget 2015-16: Expectations of the Country’s Extreme Poor Groups and the Role of Members of Parliament”, Keynote Presentation at the National Dialogue, organized by All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), Dhaka, 28 February 2015.
    Convocation Speech, 20th Convocation of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB), 8 February 2015, Dhaka.
  • Convocation Speech, 2nd Convocation of the Leading University, 20 October 2014, Sylhet.
  • “Bangladesh: Universal Access to Education by 2030? (2021?)”, presented at the first conference on the theme Vision 2030: A Framework for Economic Policy Making and Strategy Formulation in a Pluralistic Democracy, organized by Bangladesh Economists Forum (BEF), Dhaka, 21-22 June 2014.
  • “Sustainable Development under Climate Change and Environmental Stress from Accelerated Growth” presented at the first conference on the theme Vision 2030: A Framework for Economic Policy Making and Strategy Formulation in a Pluralistic Democracy, organized by Bangladesh Economists Forum (BEF), Dhaka, 21-22 June 2014.
  • “ENRICH: Multidimensional Poverty and Progress Measurement (notes for initiating discussion)” presented at a seminar on the same subject organized by Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) as part of its Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Dhaka, 17 May 2014.
  • “The Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation and the Evolving Post MDG Agenda: Asia-Pacific Perspectives”, keynote presentation at the “Asia Workshop on the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation: Links to the Post-2015 Development Agenda—Reinforcing Effective Development Partnerships for Better Development Results”, organized by Economic Relations Division (ERD), Ministry of Finance, Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka, 25-27 August 2013.
  • “A Review of the Report of the High Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, Appointed by the UN Secretary General (HLP): A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development”, keynote paper for the seminar on the same subject, organized by Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF), Dhaka, 20 July 2013.
  • “Inequalities and the Post-2015 Development Framework”, presented at the South, Southwest, North and Central Asia Parliamentarian and CSO Forum on MDG Acceleration and the Post 2015 Development Agenda, Dhaka, 10-11 December 2012.
  • “Bangladesh: Sustainable Development with Special Focus on Climate Change – Future Directions” Keynote presentation at the seminar on “Sustainable Development with a Focus on Climate Change: Future Directions”, organized by Planning Commission, Ministry of Planning, Government of Bangladesh, Dhaka, 11 October 2012 and later published in Proceedings of the Seminar on Climate Change and Climate Change Projects, Programme Support Unit, Planning Commission, Government of Bangladsh, Dhaka, June 2013.
  • “Bangladesh in South Asia: Towards a Regional Integration”, Keynote Presentation at the National Conference on Towards Bangladesh-at-50, organized by Dhaka School of Economics (DScE), Dhaka, 5-6 October 2012.
  • GCCA Global Learning Event 2012, Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA), Brussels, Belgium, 12-14 September 2012.
  • “Eradication of Poverty and Hunger”, Keynote Presentation at the International Conference on “People’s Empowerment and Development”, organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Dhaka, 5-6 August 2012.
  • “A Review of Rio+20 Outcome and the Way Forward for Bangladesh”, Keynote Presentation at the Roundtable on “Rio+20: Immediate Task for Bangladesh Focusing on Climate Change”, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), Dhaka 28 July 2012.
  • Agriculture, Farmer and Agricultural Labourers: An Integrated Development (in Bengali), Keynote Address to a conference on the same subject, Dhamrai, Bangladesh, May 2012.
  • “Threat to South Asia Caused by Climate Change and Region’s Collective Response”, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia, 9 January 2012.
  • Keynote Address on Key Questions to be Focused on at the inaugural session of the Sub-Regional Experts Meeting on Poverty Eradication in Developing Countries Reinforce the Capacities in Poverty Eradication Policies and Programmes, Dhaka, 27-29 December 2011.
  • “Climate Change and Freshwater Resources of Bangladesh”, in Moazzem Hossain, Eliyathamby Selvanathan (eds.), Climate Change and Growth in South Asia, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., UK, USA, 2011.
  • “Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-2015): Framework, Targets, Strategies, Financing and Challenges”, presented at a national seminar organized by Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), Dhaka, 21-22 October 2011.
  • “Integration in South Asia: Moving Towards a South Asia Economic Union”, presented at South Asia Forum on “Integration in South Asia: Moving Towards a South Asia Economic Union”, New Delhi, 8-9 September 2011.
  • “Climate and Environment: Imperatives for a Common Mission in South Asia”, presented at South Asia Forum on “Integration in South Asia: Moving Towards a South Asia Economic Union”, New Delhi, 8-9 September 2011.
  • “Need for a New World Order for Sustainable Peace and Development, presented at Asia Pacific Peace Conference on “Peace and Security, Stability, Cooperation and Progress” organized by Bangladesh Peace Council, Dhaka 4 June 2011.
  • “Ensuring Food Security in Bangladesh”, presented at the Seminar on “Food Security”, organized by the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka and UNFPA, 12 May 2011.
  • “Strengthening Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) Regional Cooperation for Mutual Benefit: Focus on Climate Change” presented at BASEF 2011, jointly organized by Dhaka School of Economics (DScE) and Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), 24-28 April 2011.
  • “Defining the South Asian Water Challenge”, presented at India Water Forum 2011, organized by TERI, New Delhi, 13-15 April 2011.
  • “Ensuring Food Security in South Asia”, presented at India Water Forum 2011, organized by TERI, New Delhi, 13-15 April 2011.
  • “Defining the South Asian Water Challenge: Focus On Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) Region”, presented at the international conference on “Blue Revolution: Charting South Asia’s Water Future”, organized by Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in cooperation with PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi, 11 April 2011.
  • “Global Climate Change and Bangladesh: National Response and Global Responsibility”, Shaheed Engineers Memorial Lecture, The Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) 52nd Convention, Dhaka, 13 February 2011.
  • “Microcredit: A Panacea or A Villain”, Shah A M S Kibria Memorial Lecture 2011, organized by Bangladesh Foundation for Development Research (BFDR), Dhaka, 25 January 2011.
  • “The Outcome of Cancun Climate Change Conference (Cop-16) and Bangladesh”, organized by Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), Dhaka, 8 January 2011.
  • “Climate Change and Freshwater Resources of Bangladesh”, presented at the International Workshop on Climate Change and Growth in Asia, organized by the Griffith University, Queensland, Australia, 8 September 2009 and in Moazzem Hossain and Eliyathamby Selvanathan (eds.) Climate Change and Growth in Asia, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., UK/USA, 2011.
  • “Microfinance in Bangladesh”, presented at the Bangladesh and Luxemburg (on behalf of EU) ‘Special Side Event’ on 30 June 2010, ECOSOC Conference, United Nations, New York, USA.
  • Keynote Presentation at the Inaugural Session of The Asia Conference of the Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA), organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF), Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and European Union Delegation to Bangladesh, Dhaka, 30-31 May 2010.
  • “Responses to Climate Change: Global, National, and Local”, presented at the Staff Training Programme on Water and Climate Change: Vulnerability and Adaptation, organized by the Saciwaters, Hyderabad, India, 5 August 2009, Dhaka.
  • “Climate Change Adaptation: Population, Health and Agriculture”, presented at the Workshop on Population and Climate Change, organized by the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, 25 July 2009.
  • “Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) Regional Cooperation in Water and Energy Development and Sharing”, presented at the Seminar on South Asian Connectivity: Bangladesh Perspective, organized by Bangladesh-India Friendship Society, Dhaka, 21 June 2009.
  • “Global Financial Meltdown and Intensifying Recession in the Developed World, State Actions to Put the Financial Systems and Economies Back on Track and Implications for Bangladesh”, revised version of the paper presented at a roundtable under the same title, organized by Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), 29 November 2008, Dhaka and published as a briefing document by BEA, Dhaka, 30 November 2008.
  • “Economic Management for a New SouthAsia”, revised version of the keynote paper presented at a workshop on ‘Economic Management in South Asia in the Context of New Global Experiences’, organized by the BUP under the auspices of Imagine a New SouthAsia (INSA), 22 November 2008, Dhaka and published as a briefing document by BEA, Dhaka, 30 November 2008.
  • “Climate Change and Future of Bangladesh”, presented at the conference on Environment and Future Bangladesh, organized by the Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka in cooperation with the UNFPA, 29 April 2008 (BUP, unpublished).
  • “Bangladesh First—Bangladesh 2025”, presented at a seminar on ‘The State of the Economy and the Way Forward’, organized by the Incontrade, 19 January 2008, Dhaka.
  • “Development in South Asia: A Paradigm Shift is Called For”, National Professor Atwar Hosain Memorial Lecture 2007, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka, 29 November 2007.
  • “South Asia: Tackling Social Exclusion”, presented at the International Conference on Taking Action for the World’s Poor and Hungry People, organized jointly by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Washington DC, USA and State Leading Group Office on Poverty Alleviation and Development (LGOPAD), Government of China, Beijing, 17-19 October 2007. An additional version has been published as a briefing document by INSA/BUP. An abridged/edited version is being published by IFPRI in R. Pandya-Lorch and R. Joachim (eds.) The Poorest and the Hungry: Assessments Analyses, and Actions.
  • “South Asia in the Global Economy: Focus on Human Capability Development and Regional Cooperation”, SAARC Journal on Human Resource Development (SJHRD), Vol. 1, No. 1, SAARC Human Resource Development Centre (SHRDC), Islamabad, Pakistan, 2005.
  • “Climate Change, Flood, and Flood Management: The Case of Bangladesh” in the special issue of The Geopolitics of Land and Water Management in the Deltas of the Asian Monsoon Belt, French Geopolitical Institute of the University of Paris, France, 2006.
  • “Bangladesh in the World Economy: Development Strategy and External Assistance” (co-author), in Q. K. Ahmad (ed.) Emerging Global Economic Order and the Developing Countries, Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA)/University Press Ltd (UPL), Dhaka, June 2005.
  • “Energy Security in Bangladesh: The Regional Cooperation Perspective”, in Q. K. Ahmad, et.al. (eds.) Energy Security in Bangladesh, BEA/FBCCI/IEB/Academic Publishers Ltd, Dhaka, June 2005.
  • “Putting MDGs and PRSPs in Perspective and an Assessment of the Prospects of Achieving Poverty Reduction Targets in Bangladesh”, Prepared as a keynote paper for presentation at the seminar on Engineering for Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), organized by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB) on the occasion of its 49th Annual Convention, Chittagong, 16 May 2005.
  • “Economic Reforms and Power Sector in South Asia: Scope and Challenges for Cross Border Trade” (co-author), a report prepared for SANEI II, jointly conducted by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation and Centre for South Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Institute of Integrated Development Studies, Kathmandu; Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), Dhaka, July 2002, in Mohsin Khan (ed.)Economic Development in South Asia, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, New Delhi., 2005.
  • “Flood, Climate Change, and Disaster Management”, presented at the South Asia Water Forum-III (SAWAF-III), organized by South Asia Water Forum-III (SAWAF-III), Dhaka, 13-15 July 2004.
  • The Implications of Climate Change for Bangladesh: A Synthesis, co-author, BUP/Masro Printing & Packaging Ltd., 1994, Dhaka.
  • Socio-Economic Implications of Climate Change for Bangladesh, co-author, BUP/Masro Printing & Packaging Ltd., 1994, Dhaka.
  • “Bangladesh: An Alternative Paradigm”, in South Asian Journal (Quarterly Magazine of South Asian Journalists & Scholars), April-June 2004, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • “Indo-Bangladesh Cooperation on Transboundary Rivers: Revisiting the Unrealized Opportunities and Unmitigated Challenges”, in Salman Haidar (ed.) India-Bangladesh: Strengthening the Partnership, Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID), Chandigarh, India, 2005.
  • “Water Management in Bangladesh: Selected Issues”, presented at the 48th Convention Memorial Lectures and National Seminar, organized by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB), Dhaka, 19-22 January 2004.
  • “Flood Management and Local Adaptation and Response Strategies”, in Mandira Shrestha (ed.) Regional Cooperation for Flood Disaster Mitigation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region: Technical Papers, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal/World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Geneva, Switzerland, 2003.
  • “Implication of Socio-Economic Scenarios for Regional Water Resource Needs”, presented at the workshop on Water Resources in South Asia: An Assessment of Climate Change-Associated Vulnerability and Coping Mechanisms, organized by APN, held in Kathmandu, 7-9 January 2003.
  • “Regional Cooperation in Flood Management in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Region: Bangladesh Perspective”, (co-author), in Natural Hazards, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 181-198, 2003.
  • “Bangladesh: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: The Policy Framework”, presented at the workshop on Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: The Policy Framework, organized by Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), Dhaka, 30 November 2002.
  • “Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper: Yet Another Bank-Fund Edict”, Chairman’s Address at the National Seminar on Poverty in Bangladesh and PRSP, organized by Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), Dhaka, 5 November 2002.
  • “Towards Poverty Alleviation: The Water Sector Perspectives”, in Water Resources Development, Carfax Publishing, United Kingdom, Volume 19, No. 2, pp. 263-277, June 2003.
  • “Dialogue Among Civilizations: An Eclectic View”, in Salahuddin Ahmed, A.Z.M. Abdul Ali, Abdus Selim, Haradhan Ganguly, Syed Abdul Karim, Syed Mohammad Shahed (eds.), Dialogue Among Civilizations, United Nations Association of Bangladesh (UNAB), Dhaka, June 2002.
  • “Financing Sustainable Development in Bangladesh”, presented at Dhaka Meet on Sustainable Development in Bangladesh: Achievements, Opportunities, and Challenges at Rio+10, organized by BUP, Dhaka, 15-18 March 2002 and published in Q. K. Ahmad (ed.) Bangladesh: Citizen’s Perspective on Sustainable Development, BUP, Dhaka.
  • “Socially Responsible Public-Private Partnership in Bangladesh”, presented atDhaka Meet on Sustainable Development in Bangladesh: Achievements, Opportunities, and Challenges at Rio+10, organized by BUP, Dhaka, 15-18 March 2002 and published in Q. K. Ahmad (ed.) Bangladesh: Citizen’s Perspective on Sustainable Development, BUP, Dhaka.
  • “Water Resources Management and Its Impacts on Poverty and Environment with Particular Reference to Bangladesh”, presented at First South Asia Water Forum, Kathmandu, 26-28 February 2002.
  • “SAARC: Envisioning the Future”, presented to a seminar on SAARC: Needs for New Directions, held on 8-9 February 2002, New Delhi, and published in South Asian Survey, Sage Publications, New Delhi, Vol. 9, No. 2, July-December 2002.
  • “Socio-Economic Aspects of Population Dynamics and Agriculture” presented at the US-Bangladesh Collaborative Workshop on Issues of Water Environment in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) Delta of Bangladesh, Dhaka, 30 January 2002.
  • “Perspectives on Sustainable Development in Bangladesh”, presented at a National Roundtable on Bangladesh Perspectives Towards 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development, organized jointly by Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS) and Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), Dhaka, 4 September 2001.
  • “Material Development and Peace”, in Culture of Peace, United Nations Association of Bangladesh (UNAB), Dhaka, June 2001.
  • “Regional Cooperation in Water Management: Achievements and Prospects”, presented at the international conference on Sustainable Development of Water Resources: Socio-Economic, Institutional and Environmental Aspects”, organized by Institute for Resource Management and Economic Development (IRMED), New Delhi, 27-30 November 2000 and published in Kamta Prasad (ed.) Water Resources and Sustainable Development, Shipra Publications, New Delhi, India, 2003.
  • “Remarks”, presented at a Symposium in Support of the Millennium Assembly of the United Nations organized by United Nations Association of Bangladesh (UNAB), Dhaka, 2 October 2000.
  • “Promoting Sustainable Development in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) Region Through Water-based Regional Cooperation” in Proceedings of 2000 SIWI Seminar: Water Security for Multinational Water Systems – Opportunity and Development, Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Stockholm, 2000.
  • “Bangladesh’s Development: Policy and Strategy” presented at a national seminar onDevelopment Strategy of Bangladesh organized by Bangladesh Foundation for Development Research, Dhaka, 28 April 2000.
  • “Towards Ensuring Food Security in Bangladesh”, Keynote Address to the workshop on Food Security, Social Mobilization and Community Empowerment, organized by Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) in cooperation with the Society for International Development (SID)-Bangladesh Chapter, held in Dhaka on 11 November 1999. Revised in February 2000.
  • “Bangladesh Water Vision 2025”, in Newsletter, Water Resources Planning Organization (WARPO), Ministry of Water Resources, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Dhaka, January 2000.
  • “Bangladesh’s Development Strategy and the Role of External Assistance, German Assistance in Particular”, in A.K.M.A Sabur (ed.), Development Cooperation at the Dawn of the Twenty First Century: Bangladesh-German Partnership in Perspective,Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS), Dhaka, 2000. • “Bangladesh in the 21st Century: Socio-economic Perspectives”, Opening Keynote Address to a seminar organized by Society for International Development (SID)-Bangladesh Chapter, Dhaka, 27 November 1999.
  • “The United Nations and Environmental Protection in Bangladesh” in Bangladesh and the United Nations, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), Dhaka, September, 1999.
  • “Basis and Perspective of Economic Cooperation and Development for China, India, Myanmar and Bangladesh”, statement made in a regional conference on Regional Economic Cooperation among China, India, Bangladesh and Myanmar, organized by Yunnan Academy of Social Sciences of China, Kunming, 15-17 August 1999.
  • “Social Sustainability, Indicators and Climate Change”, presented to the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group II and III Expert Meeting on Development, Sustainability and Equity organized by IPCC, Colombo, 27 April-1 May 1999 and published in Climate Change and Its Linkages with Development, Equity, and Sustainability, in M. Munasinghe and R. Swart (eds.), Published for IPCC jointly by LIFE (Sri Lanka), RIVM (the Netherlands) and World Bank, 2000, pp. 95-108.
  • “Human Capability Development for Sustained Economic Growth, Poverty Alleviation and Social Progress in the Member States of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)”, Keynote Address presented to the international seminar on the same subject organized by the Islamic Institute of Technology (IIT), in Proceedings, Dhaka, 11-13 April 1999.
  • “Public Administration in Bangladesh: Efficiency, Accountability and Transparency”, in Proceedings of the international seminar on Administrative Reforms for Development of Bangladesh organized by the Public Administration Reforms Commission (PARC) in cooperation with the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and the Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), Dhaka, 14-16 March 1999.
  • “Bangladesh: Economic Liberalisation, Micro and Small Enterprise Development and BSCIC”, presented at a seminar on The Role of BSCIC in the Industrialisation of Bangladesh in the 21st Century organized by the BSCIC Officers Association, Dhaka, 2-3 March 1999.
  • “Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Promotion and Development in Bangladesh – What Needs to be Done”, presented at the 10th Meeting of Bangladesh-Japan Joint Committee for Commercial and Economic Cooperation, organized by FBCCI, Dhaka, 16-17 February 1999.
  • “People’s Perceptions Regarding National Identity: Selected Aspects – The Case of Bangladesh”, presented at the ISSP seminar, Manila, Philippines, 26-28 January 1998.
  • “Utilization of Remittances from Abroad for Local Employment promotion – The Case of Sylhet Division”, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP)/International Labour Organization (ILO), Dhaka, December 1997.
  • “Privatization in Bangladesh”, presented at the seminar on Promotion of Foreign Direct Investment jointly sponsored by the Board of Investment, Government of Bangladesh and ESCAP, Dhaka, 5-7 April 1997.
  • “Public Opinion in a Society in Transition: The Case of Bangladesh”, co-author, presented in WAPOR conference in the session The Future of Societies in Transition, Salt Lake City, USA, 15-19 May 1996.
  • “On Sustainable Development and All That”, Brown Journal of World Affairs, Brown University, USA, May 1996.
  • “Bangladesh: Agricultural Growth and Environment” in Asia Pacific Journal on Environment and Development, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), Volume 4, No. 1, June 1997.
  • “Nation Building in Bangladesh: Putting People First”, Dr. M. N. Huda Memorial Lecture, presented at the Eleventh Biennial Conference of Bangladesh Economic Association (BEA), Dhaka, 29-31 July 1995.
  • “Problems and Prospects of Small and Micro Enterprises in the Process of Economic Liberalization in South Asia Covering Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka”, presented at the ILO/SAAT Asian Regional Workshop on Policy Environment for Promoting Small and Micro Enterprises in a Period of Economic Liberalization, Bangkok, 15-17 February 1995 and published at APJED, Vol. 2, No. 2, December 1995..
  • “Economic Growth, Irreversibility of Industrial Investment, and Sustainable Development”, presented at a symposium on Environment and Sustainable Development with Special Reference to Bangladesh, North South University, Dhaka, 14-15 January 1995.
  • “Anatomy of Economic Liberalization Efforts and Results in Bangladesh”, in R. Shand (Ed.), Economic Liberalization in South Asia, MacMillan India Limited, 1999.
  • “Study on Economic Reform in Bangladesh”, BUP/Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Dhaka, November 1994.
  • “Food Crop Situation in Selected Asian Countries”, ESC/FAO, Rome (unpublished), June 1994
  • “Employment, Livelihoods and Environmental Balance”, 21st World Conference of Society for International Development (SID), Mexico City, Mexico, 6-9 April 1994.
  • “Integrated River Basins Management for Socio-Economic Development of the Region”, in Management of International River Basins and Environmental Challenges, Academic Publisher, 1994.
  • “Agro-Processing Industries for Poverty Alleviation in South Asia”, Regional Office for Asia and Pacific (RAPA) of FAO, Bangkok, Thailand, July 1993.
  • “Decentralized Development – Prospects for Local Development in Bangladesh, A Historical Perspective” in UNDP Report Human Development in Bangladesh – Decentralization For Local Action, UNDP, Dhaka, March 1993.
  • “An Assessment of the Unemployment Situation in Bangladesh and Towards Formulation of a National Employment Plan for the Country”, in Q. K. Ahmad (ed.), Bangladesh: Past Two Decades and Current Decade: Assimilating Past Experiences Toward Shaping the Future, editor, BUP/Academic Publishers, Dhaka, 1994.
  • “South Asia: Economic Growth and Human Development with Equity, Security and Sustainability – National and Regional Perspectives”, Keynote Paper presented at the Regional Seminar on Economic Growth and Human Development with Equity, Security and Sustainability – National and Regional Perspectives, Organized by SID-Bangladesh Chapter, Dhaka, 4 December 1992.
  • Bangladesh: Studies for Project Design of the Micro-Enterprise Development Project, (co-author and editor), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), Dhaka, November 1992.
  • “Bangladesh Response to the 1990 Gulf Crisis: A Review”, ILO, Bangkok, October 1992.
  • “Bangladesh’s Development: Resources and Constraints” (co-author), Bangladesh Development Dialogue 1992:1, SID-Bangladesh Chapter, Dhaka, August 1992.
  • “Formulating a National Employment Plan for Bangladesh – A Concept Paper”, BUP, (miemo), March 1992.
  • “IFAD’s Country Strategy for Pakistan”, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome, November 1991.
  • “On the Role of Development Planning and Planning Commission in Bangladesh”, Unpublished (mimeo), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad (BUP), 25 March 1991.
  • “Policies and Strategies for Sustainable Development in Bangladesh”, Shaheed Engineers Memorial Lecture delivered at the 35th Convention of the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, held in Chittagong, 8 11 March 1991.
  • “Transition to Democracy in Bangladesh: Economic Perspectives”, presented at a National Seminar on Transition to Democracy: Political and Economic Perspectives organized by Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategies Studies (BIISS), Dhaka, 18 February 1991.
  • “Toward Twentyfirst Century: A suggested Agenda for Political and Socio Economic Transformation in Bangladesh”, Professor Rakibuddin Ahmed Memorial Lecture to be delivered to the Biennial Conference of the Bangladesh Economic Association to be held in Dhaka from 5 7 January 1991.
  • “Keynote Address on The Recent Gulf Crisis, Disarmament & Economic Implications for Third World Countries The Role of the UN”, discussion meetings in Observance of the UN disarmament Week organized by Engineers Foundation ’66, 24 30 October 1990.
  • “Environmental Study Programme(ESP) Bangladesh Report” (Coordinator of the Study & Editor of the Report), South Asia Partnership (SAP), September 1990.
  • “Beyond Poverty: A Vision for Bangladesh”, presented at a seminar onConstitutional Accountability, Rule of Law and National Economy organized by Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association, Dhaka, 1 2 June 1990.
  • “Review of Status of Implementation of the Recommendations of the World Commission on Environment and Development, and Further Measures to be Taken in Respect of Asia and the Pacific Region”, prepared as a background document for ESCAP Ministerial Conference on the subject, May 1990.
  • “Developments in Eastern Europe and the Third World Economic Implications”, presented at a National Seminar on Changes in Eastern Europe: Regional and Global Impact organized by Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS), Dhaka, 11 March 1990.
  • “On the Agenda of the Fourth Five Year Plan (1990 95) of Bangladesh”, presented at the National Conference on Fourth Five Year Plan Approaches, Issues, Policies and Strategies organized by the National Association of Social Sciences, Bangladesh, Dhaka, 17 18 February 1990.
  • “A Study on Female Garments Workers in Bangladesh” (co author and editor), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, May 1990 prepared for LAPTAP, ILO, Bangkok.
  • “A Case Study on Recruitment Practices and Working Conditions of Women Workers in the Public Sector in Bangladesh with Special Focus on Public Manufacturing Enterprises” (co-author and editor), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad prepared for Asian and Pacific Regional Centre for Labour Administration (ARPLA), ILO, Bangkok, March 1990.
  • “Appropriate Technology for Rural Industries: A Regional Synthesis”, Appropriate Technology for Rural Industries: The Case of South Asia, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Limited, New Delhi, 1989.
  • “Techno economic Analysis of Blacksmithy and Rural Mechanical Workshops”, presented at a seminar on Rural Industrial Technology jointly organized by Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology and German Cultural Institute, Dhaka, 21 22 December 1989.
  • “SAARC: Some Comments on the Evolution and Some Elements of a Future Agenda”, in Ponna Wignaraja and Akmal Hussain (eds.), The Challenge in South Asia: Development, Democracy and Regional Cooperation, The United Nations University/Sage Publications, New Delhi/Tokyo/London, 1989.
  • “Women and National Development Planning in Bangladesh: The Donor Perspectives”, presented at a National seminar on Women and National Planning in Bangladesh organized by Women for Women, Dhaka, 14 16 October 1989.
  • “A Suggested Approach to the Fourth Five Year Plan (1990 95) of Bangladesh”, presented at the National Seminar on some thoughts on the Fourth Five Year Plan of Bangladesh organized by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, in Dhaka on 28 March 1989.
  • “Strategies of Establishing People’s Participation in Fostering Self Help Rural Development Process”, presented at a seminar on Participatory Rural Development organized by Bangladesh Rural Development Board (BRDB) and the Canadian Resource Team (CRT) for the Rural Development 12 Project, Dhaka, 11 14 December 1988.
  • “Structural Adjustment for Sustainable Growth The Case of Bangladesh”, presented at the Asian Economic Development Symposium held in Tokyo, Japan, 7 to 8 November 1988.
  • “Food Security for the Rural Poor in Bangladesh”, presented at BIDS Open Forum on Food Policies in Bangladesh, Dhaka, 4 5 October 1988.
  • “Appropriate Technology and Rural Industrial Development in Bangladesh: The Macro Context”, presented at the International Conference on “Implications of Technology Choice on Economic Development”, organized by Appropriate Technology International, Washington, Queen Elizabeth House at Oxford University, England and Thailand Development Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand, 21 24 March 1988.
  • “The Strategy of Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) for the 1990s: Observations”, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, January 1988.
  • “Upgrading of Technology for Rural Industries in Bangladesh: A Review of Experience”, prepared for Asian Employment Programme (ARTEP), ILO, New Delhi, August 1987.
  • “Economy of Bangladesh: Jute Problem and Budget 1987 88”, presented at a Seminar on National Problem and Budget 1987 88 organized by University Research Centre, Dhaka, 27 June 1987.
  • “Studies on Rural Industries Development Rural Industrialization in Bangladesh: A Synthesis Based on Studies on Rural Industrial Development in Selected Upazilas” (co author), BIDS, June 1987.
  • “Scope and Potential of Non Farm Employment Generation in the Rural Economy of Bangladesh Selected Issues”, presented at the National Workshop on Non farm Employment Generation sponsored by Government of Bangladesh (Ministry of Relief and Rehabilitation), ESCAP and ILO and Organized by Micro Industries Development Association (MIDAS), Dhaka, 8 June 1987.
  • “Employment Creation in rural Bangladesh Policies and Programmes”, Research Report No. 57, BIDS, May 1987.
  • “SAARC by Second Summit at Bangalore Retrospect and Prospect” (mimeo), BIDS, April 1987.
  • “The Food Issue in Bangladesh”, presented at the 12th Annual Science Conference of the Bangladesh Association for the Advancement of Science held in Jahangirnagar University Campus, 10 14 January 1987.
  • “Contribution of Existing Large Industries to National Development in Bangladesh A Review”, presented at the National Seminar on Science and Technology for Development organized by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh on the occasion of its 31st Annual Convention, Khulna, 3 7 January 1987.
  • “Policies and Programmes for Employment Creation in Bangladesh Rural Areas”, presented at a Regional Workshop on Rural Employment Creation organized by the Asian Development Bank, Philippines, 24 28 November 1986.
  • “Prospect of Agrarian Reforms and Their Roles in rural Development in Future Development Strategies of Bangladesh”, presented at the seminar on Evaluation of Agrarian Reform Measures in Bangladesh organized by Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP) in collaboration with Lincoln Institute for Land Policy, USA and Asian Institute for Rural Development (AIRD), India, in Dhaka, 29 and 30 July 1986.
  • “Development Communication and Grassroots Participation: Bangladesh Case” (co author and editor), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 1986 (prepared for ADIPA/APDC).
  • “Science, Technology and Development”, presented at a seminar on the Role of UNESCO in Scientific and Technological Development organized by the United Nations Association of Bangladesh in cooperation with UNESCO and Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO, Dhaka, 12 15 March 1986.
  • “Promotion of Employment and Income Through Rural Non Farm Activities in Bangladesh”, prepared within the framework of the Food Strategy Review Exercise sponsored by Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Bangladesh and ILO, Rome; Dhaka, March 1984; and published by Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka as Research Report No. 45, March 1986.
  • “Assessment of rural Landlessness in Bangladesh”, FAO, Rome, October 1985 (Draft).
  • “Female Employment in Bangladesh: A Review of Status and Policy” in Q. K. Ahmad et. al (eds.), UN Decade for Women: Situation Study of Women in Bangladesh, Ministry of Social Welfare and Women affairs, UNICEF and BPMI, Dhaka, June 1985.
  • “Aid, Influence and Development in Bangladesh”, Social Scientist, Monthly Journal of the Indian School of Social Sciences, Vol. 13, No. 2, February 1985, New Delhi, India.
  • “Samaj Probartane Shamajik Biggan Shamuber Bhumika Prekkhit O Dharona”, in Proceedings of the National Seminar on Social Sciences and Development held in November 1984 under the auspices of the National Association of Social Sciences, Bangladesh, May 1985.
  • “Whither the Youths of Bangladesh?”, presented at the International Seminar and Work Camp on Mobilization of the Youth for Nation Building Activities, organized jointly by Bangladesh Work Camp Association and Bangladesh National Commission for UNESCO and UNESCO, Paris, in Dhaka, 9 13 November 1984.
  • “Budget Speech 1984 85 by the Finance Adviser Mr. Syeduzzaman Some Comments” (mimeo), July 1984.
  • A Review of Problems and Issues in Administration and Implementation of Rural Development, (Draft), FAO, Rome, August 1984.
  • “An Evaluation of Selected Policies and Programmes for Alleviation of Rural Poverty in Bangladesh” (co author), presented at the Regional Seminar on Monitoring Poverty and Anti poverty Policies in Rural Asia, sponsored jointly by Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Dhaka and ARTEP, (ILO), Bangkok, held in Dhaka, 7 9 April 1984.
  • “Technology and Development in Bangladesh Some Reflections”, a paper presented at a National Seminar on Technology and Development, organized by Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad on the occasion of its Second Biennial Conference, Dhaka, 20 21 January 1984.
  • “Integrated Mountain Development: The Role of Industry, Energy, Tourism, Transportation and Communication”, address as guest speaker at the First International Symposium and Inauguration of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathmandu, December 1 5, 1983; and published in the proceedings of the Symposium.
  • “Fertilizer Price Decontrol Study” (co author and editor) Centre for Development Science, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, Dhaka, October 1983.
  • “Contribution of Food Aid to Equitable Growth in Bangladesh”, presented at the World Food Programme/Government of the Netherlands seminar on Food Aid Marking the Twentieth Anniversary of WFP, at the Hague, 3 5 October 1983, and published in Report of the Conference, WFP, Via Terme di Caracala, Rome.
  • “Political Economy of Development: National and International Perspectives”, Keynote Address presented at the Annual Conference of the Indian Academy of Social Sciences held in Hyderabad, India, 9 12 July 1983 and published in Bangladesh Development Dialogue, Journal of SID Bangladesh Chapter, 1984:1, Dhaka, June 1984 and also in Third World Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, B.F.H. Publishing House Ltd., Dhaka, 1984.
  • “Economic Policy of the Government of Bangladesh by A.M.A. Muhith, Minister for Finance and Planning, Government of Bangladesh A Critical Review” (co author),Bangladesh Development Dialogue, Journal of SID Bangladesh Chapter, Dhaka, June 1983:1, June 1983.
  • “Exploration in Development Alternatives An Overview”, lead paper for panel discussion on the central theme of the Fifth General Meeting of ADIPA, Kuala Lumpur, 2 5 June 1983.
  • “Land Reform for Social Transformation in Bangladesh with special reference to the Land Reform Committee Report”, presented at the National Seminar on Land Reform, organized by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh, Dhaka, 7 May 1983.
  • “Social Science Research Council for Social Change in Underdeveloped Countries: Perspective and Approach”, presented at the Asian Symposium on Concepts and Methods in Social Sciences organized by the Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo, Japan, 25 28 April 1983; published in Chie Nakane (ed.), Social Sciences in Asia, Institute of Oriental Culture, the University of Tokyo, 1984).
  • “A Review of Rural Non Farm Economic Activities in Bangladesh” (co author), Dhaka, April 1983 (published in S. Mukhopadhayay and Chee Peng Lim (eds.) Development and Diversification of Rural Industries in Asia, APDC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1985.
  • “Evolving a National Policy on Social Science Research in Bangladesh”, inProceedings of the National Seminar on Social Science Research Methodology(Edited by Q. K. Ahmad et. al) Social Science Research Council, Dhaka, January 1983.
  • “Reflections on Regional Cooperation for Development of Human Resources”, presented at a seminar on Development of Human Resources in Developing Countries organized by the Bangladesh Works Camp Association, Dhaka, 17 19 December 1982.
  • “A Socio Economic Evaluation of the Chandpur Irrigation Project”, carried out for World Bank (Project Director, co author and editor), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, Dhaka, June 1982.
  • “Socio Cultural and Economic Factors in Food Crop Production and Its Marketing by Small Farmers in Bangladesh”, (co author), Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, Dhaka, March 1982.
  • “Conscientization and Politicisation: Pre requisites for Development”, presented at the International Conference on Development Perspectives for 1980s organized by the Asian and Pacific Development Centre, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 7 19 December 1981.
  • “Tasks and Challenges of Social Sciences in the 1980’s”, presented at a seminar organized by the Social Science Research Council of Bangladesh, Dhaka, 13 October 1981.
  • “Dependency, Exploitation and Development in Bangladesh A Catalogue of Issues” (co author), Political Economy, Journal of the Bangladesh Economic Association, Vol. 5 (1981 Conference Volume).
  • “Diversification of the Rural Economy and Employment Generation in Non Farm Sectors”, presented at the Regional Seminar on Rural Un employment, 16 18 March 1981, Marga Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • “Rural Industries Study Project”, Final Report (editor and co author), Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, Dhaka, February 1981.
  • “Educational Planning in Bangladesh A Suggested Reorientation”, presented in a seminar on Education and Planning organized by the Federation of Bangladesh University Teachers Association, Dhaka, 25 27 February 1981.
  • “Approaches to the Development of Rural Non farm Activities and the Role of Technology in the Process” (co author), presented at the International Seminar organized by the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh on the Occasion of its Silver Jubilee Convention, Dhaka, 17 21 December 1980 and published in the Proceedings of the Seminar.
  • “Utilizing Resources and Efficiency in Education in Bangladesh”, presented at a Workshop on Educational Planning and Development with reference to the Second Five Year Plan (1980 85) organized by the Institute of Education and Research, Dhaka University, Dhaka, 17 19 December 1980.
  • “The Second Five Year Plan and the Planning Process in Bangladesh”, Presidential address at the inaugural session of the 3 day seminar on the Draft Second Five Year Plan (1980 85), organized by the Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, Dhaka, 23 25 August 1980 and published Q. K. Ahmad (ed.) Development Planning in Bangladesh A Review of the Draft Second Five Year Plan, Bangladesh Unnayan Parishad, December 1980.
  • “Reorienting Jute Policy in Bangladesh”, IFDA Dossier 20, November December 1980, International Foundation for Development Alternatives, Nyon, Switzerland. • “Rural Development with People’s Participation A New Development Strategy”, by Muhammad Sirajuddin: A Review in Management Development, BangladeshManagement Development Centre, April June 1980.
  • “Decision Making in Development Planning and People’s Participation”, presented at the Regional Seminar on Communication and Development, organized by the Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB) and Asian Mass Communication with the Bangladesh Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, held in Dhaka, 7 12 April 1980.
  • “Phase II Interim Report, Rural Industries Study Project”, (co author and Coordinator), BIDS, Dhaka, March 1980.
  • “Food Aid in Bangladesh Who is It For” (co author), presented in the special seminar on Food Policy and Development Strategy in Bangladesh organized by the Bangladesh Economic Association, held in Dhaka, 4 5 April 1980.
  • “Rural Development in Bangladesh Some Reflections on the Current Scenario”, presented at the Second Annual Conference of Bangladesh Krishi Arthanitibid Samity, held in Dhaka, 12 13 January 1980.
  • “Mobilization and Coordination of External Assistance Some Comments” on the paper presented by the External Resources Division, presented in a seminar on Coordination of External Assistance, held in Dhaka, 28 29 December 1979.
  • “The Study of Children in Bangladesh” (Interim Report), (co author), The Foundation for Research and Educational Planning and Development, Dhaka, September 1979.
  • “Development Planning in Bangladesh Some Comments”, presented in an International Conference on the Environment in Arlon, Belgium, 23 29 September 1979, and published in Management Development, Bangladesh Management Development Centre, Vol. 8, No. 3, July September 1979.
  • “Social Transformation in Bangladesh Realities, Constraints, vision and Strategy”, presented at the Fourth Annual Conference of the Bangladesh Economic Association held in Dhaka during 20 22 May 1979. A Slightly condensed version of this paper has been published in IFDA Dossier 16, March/April 1980, International Foundation for Development Alternatives, 2 Place due Marche, Ch 1260, Nyon, Switzerland.
  • “Phase I Report, rural Industries Study Project”, (co author and Coordinator), BIDS, Dhaka, May 1979.
  • “Swanirvar Programme An Evaluation” (Jt. ed.), Swanirvar (Self Reliant) Bangladesh, Dhaka, May 1979.
  • “World Trade in Primary Commodity The Case of Jute” (co author), Occasional paper No. 7, The Third World Forum.
  • “A Note on the Terms of Trade for Jute” (co author), a paper presented at the Bangladesh Seminar on UNCTAD V held in Dhaka, 18 21 January 1979 and published in the Proceedings of the Seminar.
  • “Buffer Stock for Jute: A Skeptical View” (co author), a paper presented at the Bangladesh National Seminar on UNCTAD V held in Dhaka, 18 21 January 1979 and published in the Proceedings of the Seminar.
  • “Participatory Development Efforts in Rural Bangladesh A Case Study of Experiences in Three Areas” (co author), ILO World Employment Programme Research Working paper WEP 10/WP/5, Geneva, February 1979.
  • “The Manufacturing Sector of Bangladesh An Overview”, The Bangladesh Development Studies, BIDS, Dhaka, Vol. VI, No. 4, Autumn 1978.
  • “Perspective Planning in Bangladesh Some Thoughts”, a discussion paper for the meeting of the Panel of Economists on the Perspective Plan of Bangladesh, September 1978.
  • “Lessons from Ulashi Development through People’s Participation on Self help Bias” (co author), in Ahmad Q. K. and Monwar Hossain (eds.) Development through Self Help: Lessons from Ulashi, BIDS, Dhaka, April 1978.
  • “… From Ulashi to New National Economic Order Some Comments” in Ahmad Q. K. and Monwar Hossain (eds.) Development Through Self Help: Lessons from Ulashi, BIDS, Dhaka, April 1978.
  • “Performance of the Jute Manufacturing Industry of Bangladesh Some Comments”,Political Economy, Journal of Bangladesh Economic Association, Vol. III, (1977 Conference Volume).
  • “The Future of Bangladesh Jute Some Notes” (unpublished), BIDS, May 1977 an abridged version of this paper was published in the Guardian (Manchester and London), March 28, 1977 under the title “Jute Farmers Face Dim Export prospects”.
  • “Was the Jute Manufacturing Industry Profitable in Pre Liberation Days?” The Bangladesh Development Studies, BIDS, Dhaka, Vol. V, No. 3, July 1977.
  • “The Role of Research organizations in Strengthening the Research Activities of Labour Ministries in Asia”, Country paper of Bangladesh, presented in an Workshop organized by Asian Regional Project for Strengthening Labour Administration, held in New Delhi, 21 25 March 1977.
  • “The Jute Manufacturing Industry of Bangladesh 1947 74”, Unpublished Ph. D. Thesis, LSE, London University, 1976.
  • “Aspects of Management of Nationalized Industries in Bangladesh”, The Bangladesh Development Studies, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Dhaka, Vol. 2, No. 3, July 1974.
  • “Problems and Prospects of Nationalized Industries of Bangladesh”, a paper presented at a Conference in Dhaka, 25 May 1974.
  • “Research Needs in the Management of Public Corporations” (co author), presented at the Workshop on the Management of Public Corporations in Asia sponsored by International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada and hosted by the Malaysian Centre for Development Studies held in Kuala Lumpur in March 1974.
  • “Management of the Nationalized Industries Sector of Bangladesh, Some Comments on the First Five year Plan Proposals”, Political Economy, Journal of the Bangladesh Economic Association, Vol. 1, (1974 Conference Volume).
  • “Appraisal Report on Jamacia’s Upper Morass Rice Project” (co author), (Unpublished, Economic Development Institute of IBRD, October 1973).
  • “An Analysis of the Profitability of the Jute Manufacturing Industry of Bangladesh in the Post Liberation Period”, BIDE (BIDS), Research Report No. 10 (New Series), June 1973.
  • “An Analysis of the Impact of Salary/Wages Increase due to Ad hoc Relief Measures Announced by the Government of Bangladesh in May 1972 on the demand for Consumption Goods”, written for the Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh, May 1973.
  • “Book Review”: Toward Full Employment, A Programme for Columbia prepared by an Inter Agency Team organized by the International Labour Office, Geneva, 1970. The Bangladesh Economic Review, BIDE, Dhaka, Vol. 1, No. 2, April 1973.
  • “Productivity Trends in the Manufacturing Sector of Bangladesh: A Case Study of Selected Industries” (co author), The Bangladesh Economic Review, BIDE, Vol. 1, No. 2, April 1973).
  • “A Note on Capacity Utilization in the Jute Manufacturing Industry of Bangladesh”.The Bangladesh Economic Review, Bangladesh Institute of Development Economies (BIDE), Dhaka, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 1973.
  • “Production & Trade in Pakistan’s Cotton and Cotton Manufacturing Industries”, 1948 66 (Unpublished M. Phil. Thesis, LSE, London University, 1969).
  • “The Operation of Export Bonus Scheme in Pakistan’s Jute and Cotton Industries”.The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Karachi, Spring, 1966.