Independent University, Bangladesh
Dr. Khaled Saifullah
Dr. Khaled Saifullah
Assistant Professor
Department of Economics,
School of Business & Entrepreneurship
Room No: 3006-B
Email Address: khaled@iub.edu.bd
Phone Number: Ext. 2169

    Research Profile







Legends:
Patent,
Journal Paper,
Conference Paper,
Book Chapter,
Others

Saifullah, M. K., Masud, M. M. and Kari, F. B.

, "Vulnerability Context and Well-being Factors of Indigenous Community Development: A Study of Peninsular Malaysia", AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 17(1), 94-105., , 2021, (Link)

Satar, N. H. M., Saifullah, M. K., Kari, F. B., and Masud, M. M.

, "Developing Smart Community based on Information and Communication Technology: An experience of Kemaman Smart Community, Malaysia", International Journal of Social Economics, 48(3), 349-362, , 2021, (Link)

Karim, S. M. H, Saifullah, M. K., Karim, M. F.

, "Community Health Workers of Surjer Hashi Network: Scopes, Challenges and Prospects", The 2nd International Symposium on Community Health Workers, , 2019,

Masud, M. M., Rana, M. S., Mia, M. A., and Saifullah, M. K.

, "How productive are the life insurance institutions (LIIS) in Malaysia? A Malmquist approach", The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, 6(1), 239-246, , 2019, (Link)

Masud, M. M., Kari, F. B., Banna, H and Saifullah, M. K. 

, "Does income inequality affect the environmental sustainability? Evidence from ASEAN-5", Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 23(2), 213-228, , 2018, (Link)

Saifullah, M. K., Kari, F. B., and Othman, A. (2018

, "Income Dependency on Non-timber Forest Products: An Empirical Evidence of the Indigenous People in Peninsular Malaysia", Social Indicators Research, 135(1), 215-231, , 2018, (Link)

Saifullah, M. K., Kari, F. B and Othman, A. 

, "Poverty among the small plantation holders: Indigenous communities in Peninsular Malaysia", International Journal of Social Economics, 45(2), 230-245, , 2018, (Link)

Masud, M. M., Kari, F. B., Banna, H and Saifullah, M. K. 

, "Does income inequality affect the environmental sustainability? Evidence from ASEAN-5", International Conference on Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Choices for Southeast Asia, , 2018,

Islam, M. Z., Ahmed, Z., Saifullah, M. K. Huda, S. N. and Al-Islam, S.M. 

, "CO2 Emission, Energy Consumption and Economic Development: A Case of Bangladesh", Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, 4(4), 61-66, , 2017, (Link)

Saifullah, M. K., Kari, F. B., and Ali, M. A 

, "Linkage between public policy, green technology and green products on environmental awareness in the urban Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.", The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, 4(2), 45-53, , 2017, (Link)

Kari, F. B., Masud, M. M. and Saifullah, M. K.

, "Subsidy Rationalisation for General Purpose Flour: Market and Economic Implications", The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, 4(2), 25-36, , 2017, (Link)

Saifullah, M. K., Masud, M. M. and Kari, F.

, "A Proposed Waqf Model for Managing Conservation Fees of Marine Park Community in Malaysia", Environmental WAQF: From Theories to Practices, , 2016,

Saifullah, M. K.

, "Well-Being of Indigenous People in Peninsular Malaysia", Mobilization for Change: Human Rights and the Empowerment of the Marginalized, , 2016,

Kari, F. B., Masud, M. M., Yahaya, S. R. B., and Saifullah, M. K. 

, "Poverty within watershed and environmentally protected areas: the case of the indigenous community in Peninsular Malaysia", Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 188(3), 1-14, , 2016, (Link)

Muhyidin, H. B., Saifullah, M. K. and Yap, S. F. 

, "CO2 Emission, Energy Consumption and Economic Development in Malaysia", International Journal of Management Excellence, 6(1), 674-678, , 2015, (Link)

Ali, M. A., Saifullah, M. K. and Kari, F. B. 

, "The Impact of key Macroeconomic factors on Economic Growth of Bangladesh: VAR Co-integration Analysis", International Journal of Management Excellence, 6(1), 667-673, , 2015, (Link)

Saifullah, M. K.

, "Constructing the Well-Being Index of Marginalized Indigenous Communities in Peninsular Malaysia", Mobilization for Change: Human Rights and the Empowerment of the Marginalized, , 2015,

Saifullah, M. K., and Kari, F

, "Income dependency of non-timber forest products among the indigenous communities in Peninsular Malaysia", International Conference on Access to Justice for Indigenous Peoples: Realisation of an Inclusive and Integrated Human Rights Approach 2015, , 2015,

Saifullah, M. K. and Su Fie, Y.

, "Time Series Analysis of Inflation in Bangladesh", International Conference on Contemporary Economic Issues 2014 - Stimulating Economic Growth, Improving Quality of Life and Enhancing Youth Involvement, , 2014,
  1. Project Title: Assessing Risks in the City of Chittagong, Bangladesh using the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI) - Phase 1
    Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmed Khan, Dr. Emadul Islam, Dr. Md. Khaled Saifullah, Dr. Shahriar Kabir, Prof. Dr. Amir Nasrullah
  1. Project Title: Measuring the quality of life of Malaysian: economic, social and subjective indicators (PG234-2015A)
    Project Manager: Md. Khaled Saifullah, Prof. Dr. Fatimah Kari
  1. Project Title: Assessing Risks in the City of Chittagong, Bangladesh using the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI) - Phase 2
    Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Niaz Ahmed Khan, Ambassador (Retd) Tariq A Karim, Dr. Emadul Islam, Dr. Md. Khaled Saifullah, Dr. Shahriar Kabir, Prof. Dr. Amir Nasrullah
  1. Business Mastery : Stratford Training and Consultancy
  1. Dale Carnegie Training Malaysia : Leadership Mastery 2 – High Impact Presentation
  1. ECN 202 : Principles of Macroeconomics
  1. ECN 220 : Economy of Bangladesh
  1. ECN 490 : Research Project/Thesis
  1. ECN 509 : Development economics
  1. ECN 510 : Institutions and Development
  1. ECN 599 : Research Project/Thesis
  1. Leadership Mastery 1 : Dale Carnegie Training
  1. Personal Mastery : CareerXcell

Academician, development economist, researcher, and development practitioner with years of working experience in teaching, research, evaluation, and impact assessment and hold a Ph.D. in Economics. I have experienced in preparing different course materials, research and evaluation methodologies, technical proposals, and performed advanced econometric analyses. I am specialized in quantitative and qualitative research, measuring and evaluating livelihood, well-being and poverty, multidimensional poverty index (MPI), and impact evaluation. Moreover, I have significant research and working experience on public health, well-being, livelihood, poverty, empowerment, community development, inequality, and other issues associated with sustainable development goals (SDGs).

I have significant experience in teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels along with different donor-funded projects and consultancies for the DFID, USAID, UNDP, World Bank, IMF, Asia Foundation, Ocean Policy Research Institute (OPRI), Sasakawa Peace Foundation, and Stimson Center with diversified portfolios including health, livelihoods, poverty, education, and indigenous community and coastal community development.

Work Experience

- Assistant Professor – Department of Economics, School of Business and Entrepreneurship (SBE), Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), 1st June 2021 – Present.

- Co-researcher – Assessing Risks in the City of Chittagong, Bangladesh using the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI) - Phase 2. 1st July 2021 – 31st March 2022. Ocean Policy Research Institute of Sasakawa Peace Foundation and Independent University, Bangladesh. (part-time).

- Manager – Knowledge and Learning – Suchana Program: Save the Children International, Bangladesh – 2nd November 2020 – 31st May 2021.

- Adjunct Assistant Professor Department of Economics, School of Business and Entrepreneurship (SBE), Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB), 1st November 2020 – 31st May 2021. (part-time)

- Co-researcher – Assessing Risks in the City of Chittagong, Bangladesh using the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI)-Phase 1. 1st October 2020 – 31st March 2021. Ocean Policy Research Institute of Sasakawa Peace Foundation and Independent University, Bangladesh. (part-time).

- Learning Specialist Chemonics International Inc., Bangladesh. “USAID’s Advancing Universal Health Coverage (AUHC) activity in Bangladesh” – 1st November 2018 – 31st October 2020.

- Consultant (Team Member) Does government assistance create unintended consequences on recipients’ attitudes? Client: Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS). 8th February 2018 – 31st May 2018. (part-time)

- Research Assistant Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya. Research Grant:Employment Structure in Future Cities (GC003E-15SUS)” and “Marketing Survey Strategy Compounds (FL001G-13BIO)” – 1st October 2014 to 30th September 2017.

- Consultant (Team Member) Multidimensional Poverty and Inequality in Perak. Client: UNDP Malaysia. 20th July 2017 – 29th September 2017. (part-time)

- Consultant (Module Designer) Client: The Asia Foundation and Johor Corporation. 15th April 2017 – 14th May 2017. (part-time)

- Consultant (Data Manager) Impact study for Kemaman Smart Community, Terengganu, Malaysia; Client: Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, 1st January 2016 – 31st March 2016. (part-time)

- Project Manager IUB-IFC Academic Project – Investment Climate Research Unit, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB); fully financed by International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the World Bank – 1st February 2011 to 31st August 2012.



- German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fellowship for the international academic conference in 2016.

- German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fellowship for the international academic conference in 2015.

- Yayasan Khazanah Asia Scholarship 2012 for Master.

- Merit Scholarship in Independent University, Bangladesh.


  • PhD in Economics, 2018
    University of Malaya
  • Master of Economics, 2014
    University of Malaya
  • BSc in Economics, 2011
    Independent University, Bangladesh