Belayet Hossain

Belayet Hossain

Belayet Hossain

Name: Dr. Belayet Hossain
Position: Full 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 (2019), Economic insecurity and psychological distress among Indigenous Canadians, Journal of Developing Areas, 53(1):109-124.

Aziz, N. B. Hossain, B. and I. Mowlah (2018) Does the Quality of Political Institutions Affect Intra-industry Trade within Trade Block? The ASEAN perspective?, Applied Economics, 50(33):3560-3574. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00036846.2018.1430336

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb (2018) Economic Well-being of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada. (Chapter 13) in Routledge Handbook of Indigenous Wellbeing, edited by Manning, M. and C. Fleming, Routledge.
https://www.bookdepository.com/Routledge-Handbook-Indigenous-Wellbeing-Christopher-Fleming/9781138909175

Aziz, N. B. Hossain and M. Emran, (2018) Role of income in intergenerational co-residence: evidence from selected African and Asian countries, Australasian Journal of Ageing, 37(2):E55-E60. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ajag.12511

Hossain, B. and L. Lamb (2017) Associational Capital and Adult Charitable Giving: A Canadian Examination, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, (Forth coming issue). DOI: 10.1177/0899764017703707

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):5534-5547.

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

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 P. Tsigaris, 2015, Are grade expectations rational? A classroom experiment, Education Economics, 23(2):199-212.

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

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)
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