Sk. Faijan Bin Halim

Sk. Faijan Bin Halim
Khulna University | KU · Department of Economics

Master of Social Science
I'm working on health-specific issues: hygiene, sanitation, health diseases, and direct and indirect tools of COI

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Introduction
This is Faijan Bin Halim. I have prior working experiences as a Research Associate in two leading think tanks in Bangladesh - Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM). Currently, I am appointed as Assistant Professor in Economics Discipline at Khulna University. My research arena includes Health and Behavioral Economics, Industrial Economics, Environmental Economics, Agricultural Economics, and Applied Econometrics.
Additional affiliations
October 2018 - present
South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)
Position
  • Research Associate
October 2017 - August 2018
Centre for Policy Dialogue
Position
  • Research Associate
January 2017 - October 2017
Centre for Policy Dialogue
Position
  • Programme Associate
Description
  • I am working here as a Programme Associate. My job respondibility includes managing data, data analysis and also design the questionnaire form in ODK format. I am also engaged in writing several papers and working documents.
Education
January 2016 - September 2017
Khulna University
Field of study
  • Economics
February 2011 - January 2016
Khulna University
Field of study
  • Economics
September 2008 - December 2010
Govt. M.M. City College, Khulna
Field of study
  • Business Studies

Publications

Publications (16)
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Parents’ awareness regarding child health has a significant influence on physical and psychological issues. This study aims to explore the implication of parents’ behavior and attitude on the mental and physical health status of secondary education level children. A total of 130 respondents (either father or mother) is selected using the snowball s...
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Following the spread of COVID-19, the prolonged lockdown has adversely affected not only the mental health but also the socioeconomic well-being of people, particularly the underprivileged population, across the world. This study was designed to assess the mental health of middle-income people and its association with the socioeconomic crises that...
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Background: Improving maternal mortality attracts considerable interest with the critical invention through institutional delivery services (IDS) in reducing maternal death during delivery and ensuring safe childbirth. The influence of both individual and community-level factors is essential to using IDS. Problem Statement. Maternal death may occu...
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Purpose Mosquito problem per se arises with diverse weather patterns. With regard to mosquito diseases, people intrinsically use repellents regardless of the harmful effect. The use of repellents like coil, spray, liquid vaporizer and mosquito cream triggers indoor congestion, and thereby respiratory diseases. Eventually, people have to bear high o...
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This study attempts to estimate the health cost of non-smokers who are indirectly treated as smokers. A total of 185 respondents were surveyed by random sampling technique from Khulna City, Bangladesh. The result reveals that about 39% respondents are exposed to tobacco smoke inside their house. Predictors such as chain smoker, smoking behaviour, e...
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Parents' awareness regarding child health has a significant influence on physical and psychological issues. This study aims to explore the implication of parents' behavior and attitude on the mental and physical health status of secondary education level children.
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Bangladesh as an emerging South Asian economy intends to achieve considerable economic progress in order to significantly reduce its poverty and income inequality. The consistent level of economic growth maintained over the past decades has contributed to reduce Bangladesh’s poverty level—from 56.7% in 1992 to 23.6% in 2016. Alternatively, this dat...
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The CPD‐RMG Study was motivated by a tragedy and inspired by a conviction to contribute to national and global efforts to ensure that such a tragedy never happens again. The Rana Plaza industrial disaster which had taken the lives of more than twelve hundred workers shook the global apparels value chain to its core. Consequently, all involved stake...
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For nearly four decades, export processing zones (EPZs) have made significant contribution in the Bangladesh economy in terms of accelerating production and investment, generating employment opportunities and ensuring the inward fow of foreign exchange. The enclave nature of EPZs separated from the non-EPZ areas or Domestic Tari Areas, under fiscal...
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The overall objective of the study is to assess the capacity of apparels enterprises to undertake economic transformation as well as to upgrade physical and social compliances and thereby to continue maintaining its competitiveness in the global market. Economic transformation at the enterprise level is reflected through economic upgrading by upgra...
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Introduction: The aim of this research was to determine prevalence, determinants and economic costs of diarrheal illness among adult slum dwellers in Khulna City, Bangladesh. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study in adult aged 20 years or more living in slum areas of Khulna City. Descriptive statistics, logistic regression, and a multivariate...

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