Shyamal Chowdhury is an associate professor at the School of Economics, University of Sydney. Prior to joining Sydney, he worked for the International Food Policy Research Institute (from 2003-2006), and the World Bank (2006-2007) in Washington DC, USA. He graduated from Jahangirnagar University, Dhaka, Bangladesh with a BSc (Hons.) in Economics, an MA in Economics from Kiel University, and a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Bonn University. Shyamal specializes in development economics. His current research interests include migration, microfinance, technology adoption and human capital development in developing countries.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2012.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14326
Gharad Bryan, Shyamal Chowdhury, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Melanie Morten, Joeri Smits
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13590
Shyamal Chowdhury, Joeri Smits, Qigang Sun
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13451
published as 'Economic preferences across generations and family clusters: A large-scale experiment in a developing country' in: Journal of Political Economy, 2022, 130 (9), 2361-2410.