Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Belayet Hossain

Belayet Hossain

Belayet Hossain

Name: Dr. Belayet Hossain
Position: Associate Professor
Phone: 250-377-6058
Email: Bhossain@tru.ca

Interests

Work for the community
Reading

Research Interests

Issues in Macroeconomics
Public Finance/Public Sector/Public Policy
Non-profit sector
Issues in Development Economics

Education

Ph. D. in Economics (Minor in Statistics),North Carolina State University, USA

M. Econ. (English Language Program), Thammasat University, Bangkok, Thailand

M. S. S. in Economics, Dhaka University, Bangladesh

B. S. S. in Economics, Dhaka University, Bangladesh

Publications

Selected recent publications:

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb (2016), The Canadian Tax-free Savings Account: A Programme to help the rich get richer, Applied Economics Letters, 23(10):728-731

Hossain, B. (2015) Women Empowerment and Infant Mortality in Bangladesh, Applied Economics, 47(51):5534-47

Hossain, B. and Tsigaris, P. 2015. The evolution of overconfidence and expectations: An observational study, Journal of International Business Education, Vol. 10:2015

Hossain, B and Hoque, A. A. 2015. Women empowerment and antenatal care utilization in Bangladesh, Journal of Developing Areas, 49(2): 109-124

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb. 2015, An assessment of the impact of tax incentives relative to socio-economic characteristics on charitable giving in Canada, International Review of Applied Economics, 29(1):65-80

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb. 2014. Aboriginal Labour Force Participation in Canada: Consideration of a Broader Definition of Capital, Journal of International Business and Economics, 14(3):7-18

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb. 2014. Aboriginal Human Resource Development: An Examination of the role of Health and Social Capital, Published in the 2014 Conference Proceedings (peer-reviewed) of ASAC (Administrative Science Association of Canada), Vol 10:73-77

Hossain, B. 2013, Productivity and Efficiency of Microenterprises in Bangladesh: Relative Importance of the Constraints, Journal of International Finance and Economics, 13(1):131-140

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb, 2012, Price Elasticities of Charitable Giving across Donation Sectors in Canada: Is Tax Incentive Effective, ISRN Economics, International Scholarly Research Network (ISRN), 2012 Article ID: 421789 (DOI:10.5402/2012/421789)

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb, 2012, The Impact of Human and Social Capital on Aboriginal Employment Income in Canada, Economic Papers: A Journal of Applied Economics and Policy, 31(4):440-450

Hossain, B. and P. Tsigaris, 2012, "Can Business students forecast their own grade?" , American Journal of Business Education, 6(1):85-91

Hossain, B. and P. Tsigaris, 2012, ???Are grade expectations rational? A classroom experiment???, Education Economics, 23(2):199-212

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb, 2012, ???The Dynamics of Environmental Giving in Canada: Evidence of Rising Demand for Environmental Quality???? Economic Papers: A Journal of Applied Economics and Policy, 31(2):265-273

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb, 2012, ???Does Effectiveness of Tax Incentives on the Decision to Give Charitable Donations Vary Across Donation Sectors in Canada???? Applied Economics Letters, 19(15):1487-1491

Employment History

2010 to present: Associate professor, Department of Economics, School of Business and Economics, Thompson Rivers University, British Columbia, Canada

2005 to 2010: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, School of Business and Economics, Thompson Rivers University, British Columbia, Canada

1997 to 2004: Associate/Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of
Chittagong, Bangladesh

1991 to 1993: Instructor, Division of Business and Economics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Courses Taught

Public Finance (3rd year)
International Macroeconomics and Finance (4th year)
Introduction to Mathematical Economics (3rd year)
Intermediate Microeconomics (2nd year)
Managerial Economics (2nd year)
Statistics for Business and Economics I (2nd year)
Statistics for Business and Economics II (2nd year)
Global and Canadian Economic Issues (2nd year)
Principles of Microeconomics (1st year) and
Principles of Macroeconomics (1st year)
Introduction to Basic Economics (1st year)

Professional Affiliations

American Economic Association
Canadian Economic Association
Bangladesh Economic Association (Life Member)
|