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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

ASSA/AEA Meeting 2019


AEDSB will organize a session in the 2018 Annual Meeting of American Economic Association in Atlanta


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Deadline: March 15, 2018



Call for Nominations


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


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Dr. Shahabuddin M. Hossain Best Young Economist Paper Award 2017


Reshmann Hussam

Harvard Business School


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Job Portal 2018


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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A Remembrance of Dr. Raisuddin Ahmed




AEDSB Membership Form



AEDSB Facebook Page





Development Issues in South Asia


Date: Saturday, January 06, 2018

Time: 2:30 pm - 4.30 pm

Location: Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, Meeting Room 306, Philadelphia



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Dhaka Workshop 2017


The Seventh Annual Winter Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Date: Saturday, December 23, 2017

Time: 9:00 am - 5.00 pm

Location:ERG Conference Room
House # 304, Road # 19 B,
New DOHS, Mohakhali, Dhaka


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WEAI 2017


Issues in Health and Development


Date: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Time: 10:15 am - 12.00 pm

Location: Marriott Marquis & Marina, San Diego, CA



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