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Academic Biography

Dr. Shibly Shahrier is a lecturer in economics at Teesside University International Business School. Before joining Teesside University, he worked as a research faculty at the Centre for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University, Japan, and as an assistant professor of economics at BRAC University, Bangladesh. He did his Ph.D. in economics at Kochi University of Technology, Japan, and attained his Master's in Public Management and Policy Analysis from the International University of Japan. He obtained the prestigious University President’s Award in recognition of international academic achievement and excellence in the Ph.D. dissertation. He conducted his postdoctoral research at the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan.

His research interests lie in applying behavioral and experimental economics to environmental, sustainability, and social aspects of emerging biotechnology issues. He designs and experiments with novel mechanisms to induce individual and collective decisions to be more future-oriented. He has published articles in flagship journals of his research fields, such as Sustainability Science, Journal of Cleaner Production, and the European Journal of Human Genetics. He has experience acquiring external research grants, reviewing for reputed journals, reviewing grant proposals, and participating in prestigious conferences. He has also worked as a researcher and consultant in non-academic industry-oriented research projects funded and organized by universities, government agencies, and non-government organizations.

Research Interests

  • Application of behavioral and experimental economics to environmental, sustainability, and emerging technology issues. 
  • Mechanism design for solving environmental and sustainability problems
  • Culture-gene coevolution of economic behaviors and ongoing modernization of competitive societies
  • Emerging technology adoption behaviors

Learning and Teaching

Dr. Shibly is currently teaching the following economics modules at Teesside University International Business School

  • Introduction to Macroeconomics (Yr1), Module leader
  • Research Method (Yr3, tutor)
  • Introduction to Economic Principals (Yr1, tutor)
  • Macroeconomic theory and policies (Yr2), Module Leader

He has taught the following modules as an assistant professor of economics at Brac University and a teaching assistant at Kochi University of Technology:

–Module leader

  • Introduction to Microeconomics (undergraduate level), Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019, Fall 2019
  • Statistical Methods for Business and Economics (undergraduate level), Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, Summer 2019, Fall 2019
  • Resource and Environmental Economics (graduate level), Summer 2018
  • Advanced Econometrics (graduate level), Fall 2018, Summer 2019
  • Principals of Quantitative Analysis (graduate level), Fall 2019

– Teaching assistant (tutor):

  • Contemporary Economics (undergraduate level), Fall 2016
  • Cross-cultural Communication (undergraduate level), Spring 2017
  • Development Economics (undergraduate level), Fall 2017

Ph.D. and Research Opportunities

  • If you are interested in applying for a self-funded Ph.D. study or applying for an external scholarship and looking for a host, contact Shibly by email.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Intergenerational sustainability dilemma and capitalism in societies: Future ahead and back mechanism as a potential solution, Kochi University of Technology

26 Mar 201519 Mar 2018

Award Date: 19 Mar 2018

Master, Is this counter-intuitive? Pro-social behavior on prevention of natural disaster in a case of cyclone AILA, Bangladesh, International University of Japan

19 Sept 201226 Jun 2014

Award Date: 26 Jun 2014

External positions

Research Faculty , Kyoto University

1 Apr 202220 Nov 2022

Researcher, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature [RIHN]

1 Jan 202030 Mar 2022

Assistant Professor of Economics, BRAC University

5 May 201831 Dec 2019


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