Mehtabul Azam

Research Fellow

Oklahoma State University

Mehtabul Azam is an associate professor at Oklahoma State University (OSU). Prior to OSU, he worked with the Human Development Department of the World Bank's Europe and Central Asia unit. He obtained his PhD in Economics from Southern Methodist University, and M.A. in Economics from Delhi School of Economic. His research interests are in the field of development, labor, education, and public policy. He has worked on many issues related to poverty, inequality, intergenerational mobility, labor markets, returns to language skills, intra-household allocation, education, social protection policies, and program evaluation.

He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in January 2009 and became a Research Fellow in December 2011.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15842
Qinghe Su, Mehtabul Azam
forthcoming in: Energy Economics, 2023
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12681
Mehtabul Azam, Luyi Han
published in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2020, 20(2), 20190302
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11174
substantially revised version published as 'Accounting for growing urban-rural welfare gaps in India' in: World Development 2019
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10308
revised version published in: Review of Development Economics, 2022, 26 (4), 1902 - 1943