Policy Research Institute - PRI Bangladesh

The Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of the Bangladesh economy, its key policy challenges, domestically, and in a rapidly integrating global marketplace.

Professor Salim Rashid

Short Bio of Professor Salim Rashid

Dr. Salim Rashid is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. He did his B Sc from the London School of Economics and PhD from Yale University. His main interests are in development economics, economic theory, religion and economics. He has published many articles, written five books and edited four volumes. For the last thirty years he has been working on the economic problems of Bangladesh. He has been a consultant for international organizations, such as the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. He is currently one of the editors of the Journal of Asia Pacific Economy and the past President of the Association for Economic and Development Studies on Bangladesh.