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Dr. Nizamul Islam studied at the School of Economics and Commercial Law, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, where he obtained his doctorate (2006) in economics. At the University of Gothenburg, Dr. Nizamul also served as a research fellow (2006-2007) and worked with a model of the fuel market that needs to have both a demand equation and a tax setting equation. Since 2007, he has been a researcher at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio Economic Research (LISER). He specializes in behavioral Micro simulation, and has expertise in Discrete Choice Labor supply model, Optimal Taxation, Poverty dynamics. Since 2019, he has been country (Luxembourg) coordinator of Tax-benefit microsimulation model for the European Union (EUROMOD). Dr. Nizamul has been a Visiting Research Fellow at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) for 2017-2020. He has particular expertise in software programming and econometric computing for model analysis. Jointly with Professor Lennart Flood, he has developed a behavioral microsimulation model for Luxembourg ’LuxTaxBen’. His publication record includes Economic modelling, Empirical economics, Economic letters, Applied Economics Letters, The Japanese Economic Review, Brussels economic review, and International journal of micro-simulation.
Economics and business, PhD
Award Date: 1 May 2006
Visiting Fellow , European Commission - DG Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD)1 Sep 2017 → 30 Sep 2020
Invited lecturer, University of Ghana, Department of economics2014
Invited lecturer, National Academy for Planning and Development, Ministry of Planning, Dhaka2012
Research Fellow, University of Gothenburg1 Sep 2006 → 31 Aug 2007
Financial Analyst (Senior Officer), Sonali Bank1 Sep 1995 → 12 Oct 2000
- H Social Sciences
MIGAPE: Mind the Gap in Pensions; Simulation and knowledge dissemination on gender gaps, their underlying causes, and how they could be reduced
1/04/19 → 31/03/21
15/06/20 → 14/12/20
1/02/11 → 31/01/14
Effects of the Timing of Childbirth on Female Labor Supply: An Analysis using the Sequential Matching ApproachKazuaki, O. & Islam, N., 3 Jan 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Applied Economics.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-review
Islam, N. & Flood, L., 1 Apr 2020, Statistics for Data Science and Policy Analysis. Rahman, A. (ed.). Singapore: Springer, p. 305-318 14 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter › peer-review
Islam, N. & Colombino, U., May 2020, Bonn: IZA – Institute of Labor Economics, 37 p. (IZA Discussion Papers; no. 13309).
Research output: Working paper › Discussion paperOpen Access
Chen, S., D'Ambrosio, C., Docquier, F., Dupuy, A., Fusco, A., Girardi, S., Haas, T., Islam, N., Koulovatianos, C., Leduc, K., Lorentz, N., Machado, J., Muller, A., Peluso, E., Peroni, C., Picard, P., Pieretti, P., Rapoport, H. & 8 others, , 8 Apr 2020, Luxembourg: LISER, 54 p. (First RECOV id working note ).
Research output: Working paperOpen AccessFile73 Downloads (Pure)
Chen, S., D'Ambrosio, C., Docquier, F., Dupuy, A., Fusco, A., Girardi, S., Haas, T., Islam, N., Koulovatianos, C., Leduc, K., Lorentz, N., Machado, J., Muller, A., Peluso, E., Peroni, C., Picard, P., Pieretti, P., Rapoport, H. & 8 others, , 8 Apr 2020, Luxembourg: LISER, 8 p. (RECOV id working note - Synthesis).
Research output: Working paperOpen AccessFile31 Downloads (Pure)