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Welcome to AEDSB—

A premier organization devoted to the Economic and Development studies of Bangladesh. The AEDSB was established in 1996 and formerly known as Bangladesh Development Forum. It constitutes a professional body of economists, development practitioners and others interested in the development of Bangladesh. It is primarily based in North-America but has members from other parts of the world including Europe, Australia and Bangladesh. It is governed by a nine member elected Executive Body whose current President is Dr. Khawaja Mamun, Sacred Heart Univerasity, USA.

Our Activities Include:

ASSA Sessions—

AEDSB has been organizing sessions at the Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Meetings every year. Read More…


CEA Sessions—

AEDSB hosts regular sessions at the annual meetings of Canadian Economic Association (CEA). Read More…


SEA Sessions—

The sessions at Southern Economic Association (SEA) annual meetings are held with partnership of Bangladesh Young Economists (BYE). Read More…


Washington Seminar Series—

AEDSB also hosts regular seminars in Washington, D.C. at the World Bank premises on economic development issues related to Bangladesh. The AEDSB Washington Seminar Series on Bangladesh has hosted Prime Ministers, Ministers, and Justices from Bangladesh as well as Bangladeshi and non-Bangladeshi academicians, businessmen, NGO leaders, diplomats, Bankers, civil servants, and World Bank and IMF staff. Read More…





Call for Papers

Canadian Economic Association Meeting 2020


AEDSB will organize a session in the 2020 Annual Meeting of Canadian Economic Association in Toronto


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Deadline: January 20, 2020



Call for Papers

WEAI Meeting 2020


AEDSB will organize a session in the 2020 Annual Meeting of Western Economic Association International in Denver


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Deadline: January 15, 2020




Job Portal 2019


See our Current Job Market Candidate Members


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Renaming the AEDSB Best Young Economist Paper Award to “Dr. Shahabuddin M. Hossain Best Young Economist Paper Award”


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Call for Nominations


Dr. Shahabuddin M. Hossain Best Young Economist Paper Award 2018


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A Remembrance of Dr. Raisuddin Ahmed





AEDSB Membership Form



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Development Issues of Labor, Agriculture and Poverty in Bangladesh


Date: Saturday, January 04, 2020

Time: 2:30 pm - 4.30 pm

Location: Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Promenade A



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Dhaka Workshop 2019


The Ninth Annual Winter Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 5.00 pm

Location:BURO Bangladesh, House No: 12/A, Block No. CEN(F), Road No. 104, Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212a


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SEA 2019


Issues in Healthcare, Information Costs, and Agglomeration


Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Time: 1:00 pm - 2.45 pm

Location: Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa, Fort Lauderdale, FL



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WEAI 2019


Topics in Applied Economics


Date: Saturday, June 29, 2019

Time: 2:30 pm - 4.15 pm

Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square



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CEA 2019


Development Issues on Bangladesh - Theory and Evidence


Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm - 5.30 pm

Location: The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity



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