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Md Rafid Abrar Miah is a Research Officer at the Bangladesh Institute of International and Strategic Studies (BIISS). He studies various development aspects of contemporary world majorly form a political economic and human security parlance. His research interests draw on his background of being a student of Development Studies, previous experience of working in different research organizations and development projects. He is currently studying different non-traditional security issues that includes humanitarian crisis, prospects and challenges of economic engagement with different superpowers for Bangladesh, different governance issues, and economic diplomacy. His previous research includes different issues of violence against women, disaster governance, ICT skills of the local government officials, and pandemic management in the South Asia. Mr Abrar completed his Honours (2019) and Masters (2021) from the Department of Development Studies, Bangladesh University of Professionals. He has been serving at BIISS since April 2021.
Areas of Expertise
• Economic Diplomacy and Development of Bangladesh • Economic Engagement with Superpowers (e.g., IPEF) • Governance and Public Policy for Development • LDC Graduation and Its Future Impact for Transitional Economies • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and SDG Localization • Humanitarian Crisis (e.g., Rohingya Crisis) • Violence Against Women and Gender Development from Human Security Parlance
Publications Referred Books: Published (Co-Authored and Co-edited) 1. Khanom, S., Sultana, R., Bhuiyan, M. & Miah, M. (2022). Glimpses of Bangladesh. BIISS. Referred Journal Articles: Published 1. Miah, M., Mohce, T. T., & Ratri, T. K. (2022). Examining the ICT skills of local government officials in Bangladesh: A study of selected Union Parishads. Bangladesh Rural Development Studies, 25(2): 63-73. 2. Miah, M., Shah, M., Swarna, S., Rahman, L., (2022). Contemporary Trends of Domestic Violence Against Women in Bangladesh: Unveiling the Growth Pattern and Age-sensitivity. Rajshahi University Journal of Social Science and Business Studies. 3. Rahman, L., Miah, M. & Hasan, D. (2022). Role of Governance in Disaster Management - A comparative Study on India USA and China. Man and Culture. 4. Miah, M., & Khan, M. (2022). Introduction. In Saadi et al., Repatriation of Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals: Political Security and Humanitarian Assistance (pp. 01-08). BIISS. 5. Saadi, M., Miah, M., & Khan, M. (2022). Conclusion and Recommendation. In Saadi et al., Repatriation of Forcibly Displaced Myanmar Nationals: Political Security and Humanitarian Assistance (pp. 42-48). BIISS. 6. Kabir, M., Uddin, M., & Miah, M. (2022). Economic Diplomacy of Bangladesh: From a ‘Basket Case’ to a Middle-Income Country. Journal of Bangladesh and Global Affairs, 1(1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.55875/jbga.bd.may22.003 7. Sifat, R., Ahmed, F., Miah, M., & Khisa, M. (2022). Effects of COVID-19 on Livelihood, Health, and Psychology of Hijra Population: Insights from Dhaka, Bangladesh, Journal of Homosexuality, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/00918369.2022.2048162 8. Khisa, M., Rahman, L., Miah, M., Ahmed, F., Orin, J., & Swarna, S. (2020). Impact of Covid-19 on Dowry Induced Violence against Women ─ A comparative study in the context of Bangladesh. World Vision Journal, 13(1). 9. Khisa, M., Rahman, L., Miah, M., & Swarna, S. (2020). Emergency in An Emergency. American Journal of Social and Humanitarian Research, 1(5).
Academic Awards and Achievements
Achievements/Awards Graduated with the second highest CGPA (3.93) from the Department of Development Studies, Bangladesh University of Professionals, 2019. Scored the second highest CGPA (3.98) in Master’s from the Department of Development Studies, Bangladesh University of Professionals, 2021.