Prof. Dr. Tariq Saiful Islam
Prof. Dr. Tariq Saiful Islam
Head
Department of Economics
E-mail: head.economics@vu.edu.bd
Education Background
  • M.A. Economics, Rajshahi University
  • M.A. Economics,University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Ph.D. in Economics,University of Alberta, Canada
Job Experience
  • Head, Department of Economics, Varendra University
  • Professor, Department of Economics, Rajshahi University, 1993 – 2013.
  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Rajshahi University, 1984 – 1993.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Rajshahi University, 1969 – 1984.
  • Lecturer, Department of Economics, Rajshahi University, January 1969 – August 1969.
Courses Taught
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Public Finance
Research Interest
  • Microeconomics
  • Production Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
Research Work

Publications
SL List of publication Year
1 2014 "Estimation of Import Demand Function for Bangladesh", Journal of Business Studies July-December, pp . 21-31 [with Farjana Quayum Keya] 2014
2
2014 “Taxation and Future Economic Development of Bangladesh”, Essays in memory of Mosharaff Hossain Edited by Mustafa K. Mujeri, The University Press Limited. 2014
3
2011 “A Study of Macroeconomic Projection of the Sixth Five Year Plan of Bangladesh”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 27, No. 1 and 2, pp. 389-396 [ with N.B. Tariq]. 2011
4
2011 Cost and Benefit of Higher Education in Bangladesh, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany (With Mohammad Rezwanul Karim). 2011
5
2010 “Causal Relationship between Energy Consumption and GDP in Bangladesh”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 359-366 [ with Wadud, M.A. and Q.B.T. Islam] 2010
6
2009 “A Study of Availability of Meat in Western Bangladesh”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 25, No. 1 and 2, pp. 371-380 [ with Q.B.T. Islam and N.B. Tariq]. 2009
7
2008 “Are Trade Deficits Sustainable”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 24, pp. 227-236 [ with M. A. Wadud and Q.B.T. Islam]. 2008
8
2007 “Relation between Education and GDP Growth: a Multivariate Causality Analysis for Bangladesh”, Economics Bulletin, Vol. 3, No. 35, pp. 1-7 [ with Q.B.T. Islam and M.A. Wadud ]. 2007
9
2007 “Inequality in Distribution of World Income, Resulting Indebtedness, and Suggestions for Income Redistribution,” in the book ‘ Poverty, Poverty Alleviation and Social Disadvantage.’ edited by C. Tisdell of Australia, published by Serials Publications of India, Vol. 1, pp. 62-73 [ with Q.B.T. Islam and M.A. Wadud ]. 2007
10
2005. “A Causality Analysis of Investment and Economic Growth in Bangladesh”, Bangladesh Economic Studies, Vol. 11, pp. 141-148 [ with Q.B.T. Islam and M.A. Hossain]. 2005
11 2002 “Interactive Macroeconomic Stability of Bangladesh” in Some Pertinent Issues in Economics : Essays in Honour of Professor Mohammad Solaiman Mandal, A Special Issue of Bangladesh Economic Studies. 2002
12 1996 “Working of Fiscal and Monetary Policy in Bangladesh”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, 13(2) [ with A. Habib ]. 1996
13 1995 “Income Distribution Among Some United Nations Member Countries”, Proceedings of the 50th founding day ceremony of united nations United Nations Associations Bangladesh, Rajshahi. 1995
14 1993 “A Test of the Verdoorn Effecy for Bangladesh Agriculture”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, [ with M. I. Hossain and A. Habib ]. 1993
15 1991 “Alleviation of Rural Poverty through Commodity Taxation within the Basic Needs Framework” in Akanda, S. A. and M. A. Islam (eds ), Rural Poverty and Development Strategies in Bangladesh, Rajshahi Institute of Bangladesh Studies, [with A. Habib ]. 1991
16 1989 “Implications of Allocation of Investible Fund Between the Capital and Consumption Good Sectors in the Bangladesh Economy”, International Journal of Development Planning Literature, 4(3) [ with A. Habib ]. 1989
17 1988 “Regional Differences in Factor Substitution in Bangladesh Agriculture : An Econometric Study”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, 8(1) [ with A. Habib and M. I. Hossain ]. 1988
18 1986 “Productivity Measurement : A Discussion of Two Crucial Issues”, Thoughts on Economics. 1986
19 1985 “Investment in Human Capital : The Case of University Education”, Bangladesh Journal of Political Economy, 13(2) [ with A. Haque ]. 1985
20
1980 “Factor Substitution and Productivity in Canadian Agriculture”, Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics (Proceedings), [ with Terrence S. Veeman]. 1980
21 1980 “Some Aspects of Rice Production in Bangladesh : 1950-75”, Asian Profile. 1980
22 1979 “Landlessness and Future Agricultural Development of Bangladesh”, Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Asian Studies, Asian Research Service, Hong Kong. 1979

© Copyright 2015 Varendra University | Developed by IT Department, Varendra University.