Dr Khandker Wahedur Rahman

Senior Postdoctoral Researcher

Khandker Wahedur Rahman is as a postdoctoral researcher for the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Development at the University of Oxford. He is an applied microeconomist with a broad interest in development and labour economics. He focuses on the empirical microeconomic analysis of development policies, social welfare analysis, and causal inference. His current research explores human capital and productivity – often having the role of information, norms, and technology as a cross-cutting theme.

Before joining the University of Oxford, Rahman has worked with BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), International Finance Corporation (IFC), and Swisscontact Bangladesh in various capacities.

Rahman has completed his Ph.D. from the Department of Applied Economics at the University of Minnesota. He also holds an MPP from the Humphrey School of Public Affairs.