Nishad Nasrin
Associate Professor

Nishad Nasrin, a faculty member in the Economics Discipline of Khulna University, Bangladesh. She has obtained her Bachelor and Master degrees from the aforementioned University. She completed her Advanced Master of Globalization and Development in 2017 from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. She has a keen research interest in the fields of migration, education, health, gender and water issues. In her fields of research interest, she has several articles and a book chapter. She also worked on several research projects with multidisciplinary disciplines. 



Name of the Degree

 Advanced Master of Globalisation and Development


Great Distinction (75% Marks, 15 out of 20)


Institute Of Development Policy And Management (IOB)


University of Antwerp

Principal Subjects

Poverty and inequality, Regression analysis, Working with Data, Migration, Trade and Development, Qualitative fieldwork, Politics and development, Financial globalisation





Name of the degree

Master of Social Science (MSS) in Economics


3.77 out of 4.00 scale (with Distinction, position: 2nd)

Name and type of organization

Economics Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh

Principal subjects

Advanced microeconomics macroeconomics, development economics





Name of the degree

Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) in Economics


3.84 out of 4.00 scale (Position: 1st , Distinction and achieved University Gold Medal)

Name and type of organization

Economics Discipline, Khulna University, Bangladesh

Principal subjects

Microeconomics, macroeconomics, mathematics for economists, statistics for economists, econometrics, research methodology, development economics, public finance, project planning and evaluation technique, agricultural economics, resource economics, etc.

Migration, Health, Education, Gender, Water

Current Research Project/Collaboration

SL Title Research Role Awarded Date Completion Date Funding Agency
1 A Situational Analysis of Social Condition of Beneficiaries and Non-beneficiaries of the Beggars’ Rehabilitation Programs during the COVID-19 pandemic in Khulna City, Bangladesh Co-Principal Investigator February 2022 February 2023 National

Associate professor: 23 June 2018 to date;

Assistant Professor: 23 June 2013 - 22 June 2018;

Lecturer: 23 June 2011 - 22 June 2013.

Other experience: Acted as an Assistant hall Provost from 11 March 2018 - 13 November 2018

1. Currently I am enrolled as a PhD Fellow and for PhD study, I am awarded as PhD Fellow by the Bangladesh University Grants Commission’s (Bangladesh University Grants Commission PhD Fellowship award in 2021-2022, ref: 37.01.0000., serial no.: 10)

2. For the results of Bachelor in Economics I was awarded the University Gold Medal (3.84 out of 4.00 scale; Position: First in the social science school, with distinction)

3. At the Advanced Masters level, I got the prestigious VLIR-UOS scholarship for studying in the University of Antwerp, Belgium.


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Journal Articles:

1.  Shohel, T. A., Heme, M. A., Shovo, T. E. A., Nasrin, N., Asha, A. R., Rahman, T. R., & Hossain, M. T. (2024). Safe water crisis and struggle of climate-vulnerable indigenous communities in southwestern coastal Bangladesh. Water Policy, wp2024269.

2.   Islam M.K., Nasrin N., Naim J., Ela M., Rahman, M., Alam A.S.M., Islam M.N., Hossain M.T. (2023). Unraveling the effects of a rehabilitation program on the socioeconomic wellbeing of beggars and begging motivation: evidence from an urban area of Bangladesh.  Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, Springer Nature, 10(697).

3.   Nasrin, N., Haider, M. Z., & Ahsan, M. N. (2023). Trend in climate change-induced migration: A Bibliometric Analysis. Khulna University Studies, 119-128.

4.  Nasrin N, Fatema K, Farjana F, Moni N.N., Islam M.K.*, Mohsin K.F., Ahmed M.S. (April, 2023). Does employment status matter for physical and mental health status? A cross-sectional study on the working-age population, Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management, 18(1).

5.   Nasrin N*, Shohel TA, Shovo T-E-A, Farjana F, Nizam H, Heme MA, et al. (2023). A qualitative investigation of stressful life events and mental health disorders: The views of patients and caregivers in Bangladesh. PLoS ONE, 18(2): e0281649.

6.     Nasrin*, N., Haider, M.Z., Ahsan, N.A. (2022). Migration as an Adaptation Strategy: A Bibliometric Analysis, Khulna University Studies, Special Issue.

7.   Islam M.K.; Farjana, F.; Nasrin N., Ahmed, M.S. (2023). The Economic, Social and Environmental Implications of Heritage Tourism: Evidence from Bangladesh. SN Business & Economics.

8.    Shohel, T. A., Nasrin, N., Farjana, F., Shovo, T. E., Asha, A. R., Heme, M. A., ... & Hossain, M. (2022). ‘He was a brilliant student but became mad like his grandfather’: an exploratory investigation on the social perception and stigma against individuals living with mental health problems in Bangladesh. BMC Psychiatry22(1), 1-11.

9.   Suhi, S. S., Jabbar, M., Farjana, F., Nasrin, N., & Hossain, M. (2022). Factors Affecting Social Science Students’ Career Choices: A Web-Based Cross-Sectional Study in Bangladesh. Education Research International2022.

10.  Halim, S. F. B., Mridha, S., Nasrin, N., Islam, M. K., & Hossain, M. T. (2022). Socioeconomic crisis and mental health stress among the middle-income group during the covid-19 pandemic. Sociological Spectrum, 1-16.

11. Islam, M. K., Nasrin, N., Jaber, A., & Hossain, M. T. (2022). Association Between Health Literacy and BMI: A Cross-Sectional Study of Suburban Adult Population in Bangladesh. Journal of Population and Social Studies [JPSS]30, 288-308.

12. Nasrin, N., & Halim, S. F. B. (2021). Health cost of exposure to passive smoking: evidence from Khulna city of Bangladesh. International Journal of Behavioural and Healthcare Research7(4), 304-317.

13. Ahsan, M., Hadiujjaman, S., Islam, M., Nasrin, N., Akter, M., Parvin, G. A., & Hossain, M. (2021). Willingness to pay for improved safe drinking water in a coastal urban area in Bangladesh. Water Policy23(3), 633-653.

14. Hossain, M. I., Nasrin, N., Halim, S. F. B., & Ahmed, S. (2020). Parental Awareness Towards Child Health: A Study on The Parents of High School Students At Khulna City Corporation In Bangladesh. Khulna University Studies, 119-134.

15. Ahmed, M.F., Molla, M.S. and Nasrin, N. (2017-2018). Does Microcredit Matter for Women Empowerment? - A Household Level Study in Khulna District. Business Review, 12 & 13 (1 & 2).

16.  Rahman, A. & Nasrin, N. (2015) Resource Use Efficiency in Rice Production: A study on Gopalganj sadar upazila of Bangladesh, Business Review, 10 (1 & 2).

17. Nasrin, N., & Khan, N. N. (2016). Governance and economic growth: evidence from South Asian countries. African Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development5(4), 365-381.

18. Rahman, R., Nasrin, N., & Islam, S. S. (2015). Microcredit in rural Bangladesh: evaluation of consumption change and poverty gap. African Journal of Economic and Sustainable Development4(4), 341-352.

19. Nasrin, N., & Wahid, T. (2015). Contribution of Rural Non-farm Activities in Household Income Generation: A Study on Khulna Region. Journal of Humanities and Social Science20, 01-12.

20.  Mondal, K. Nasrin, N., Hossain, T. and Sarkar S.B. (2015). Performance Analysis of Nachanmahal Hat Branch of Sonali Bank Limited, International Journal of Research, Management & Business Studies (IJRMBS), 2(2), 14-22.

21.  Nasrin, N., & Sarker, S. (2014). Disbursement and recovery of rural credit: A study on Rajapur Branch of Rupali Bank Limited. IOSR Journal of Business and Management16(11), 15-23.

22. Ahsan, M.N., Nasrin, N., Gazi, M.R. and Ahmed, M.F. (2013), Effects of Climate Induced Vulnerability on the Household Consumption Expenditure: Evidences from the South Western Region of Bangladesh, Plan Plus, 6, 26-42.

23. Ahsan, M.N., Nasrin, N., Akter, A. and Hashem, T. (2011), Foreign Aid, Corruption and Economic Development, Journal of Innovation of Development Strategy, 5(3), 1-8.

Book chapter:

24. Nasrin, N., Shohel, T. A., Shovo, T. E. A., Ela, M. Z., Heme, M. A., & Hossain, M. T. (2023). Indigenous Knowledge, Practices, and Transformation of Drinking Water Management System: Evidence from Munda Community of Bangladesh. In Indigenous and Local Water Knowledge, Values and Practices (pp. 219-240). Singapore: Springer Nature Singapore.


Conference Proceedings:

1.   Nasrin*, N., Haider, M.Z., Ahsan, N.A. (2023). Conference Proceeding, Effect of Remittance on Savings, Investment, and Reserve: A Panel Data Analysis on South Asian Countries, 6th International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) held on 19-20 February 2023 at UIU campus, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2.  Nasrin*, N., Haider, M.Z., Ahsan, N.A. (2023). Conference Proceeding, "Nexus Between Migration and Women Empowerment: A Systematic Literature Review", in First International Conference on Social Science Issues held on 27-28 January 2023.

3. Heme, M. A., Shovo, T-E-A., Nasrin, N., Hossain, M. T., & Shohel, T. A. (2023, January 27-28). Safe drinking water knowledge and challenges among indigenous minorities: A qualitative investigation from the southern coast of Bangladesh [Conference Presentation]. The 1st International Conference on Social Sciences Issues (ICSSI) 2023, Khulna, Bangladesh.

4.  Nasrin*, N., Haider, M.Z., Ahsan, N.A. (2022). Conference Paper 'Migration as an Adaptation Strategy: A Bibliometric Analysis', International Conference on STEM and the Fourth Industrial Revolution 2022. Khulna University Studies, Special Issue.

5. Nasrin*, N., Haider, M.Z., Ahsan, N.A. (2022), Conference Proceeding - Climate Change and Migration: A Bibliometric Analysis in 1st International Conference on Environment.