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Shoncoy Abu

New York University Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy is currently a visiting scholar at NYU Wagner. Before this, he was working as a research fellow at the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) JETRO, Japan and as an adjunct assistant professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy (GraSPP) at The University of Tokyo. Prior to joining IDE-JETRO, he worked for ANU, UNSW and UTS in Australia as a lecturer. He also worked for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington DC, USA, during the period of 2007–2008. Dr. Shonchoy is a development economist with interests in impact evaluation and micro econometrics. Dr. Shonchoy graduated from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, with a B.Sc. (1st Class Honors) in economics, a master’s degree in economic policy from the Australian National University (ANU) and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. He has several ongoing research in the field of labor market, financial inclusion and education in Developing countries. He has already published papers in peer-reviewed international journals and recently published a book titled "Seasonality and Micro-credit" from Springer.