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Syed Afroz Keramat


Research Interest:

Health Economics, Labour Economics, and Development Economics


PhD in health economics [currently doing]

Name of Institution: University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, QLD 4350, Australia

Erasmus Mundus Double Master of Science (MSc) in Economic Development and Growth [2013-2015]

Name of Institution-1:              The University of Warwick, UK 

Name of Institution-2:              Lund University, Sweden 

MSc in Risk and Emergency Management [2012-2013]

Name of Institution:                 UME Graduate School, University of Pavia, Italy

Master of Social Science (MSS) in Economics [2010-2012]

Name of Institution:                 Khulna University, (, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

Bachelor of Social Science (BSS) in Economics [2006-2010]

Name of Institution:                 Khulna University, (, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh


Syed Afroz Keramat is a lecturer of economics at Khulna University, Bangladesh. Currently doing Ph.D. in health economics at the University of Southern Queensland, Australia.

Previously, he has been working as a lecturer of economics at American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB) and Stamford University Bangladesh. He also acted as a short-term consultant in three different projects with the ministry of commerce, Bangladesh.

Mr. Afroz holds three MSc degrees from abroad. He has completed MSc in economics from University of Warwick, UK; MSc in Development Economics from Lund University, Sweden, and MSc in Risk Management from Pavia University, Italy. Before going abroad for higher studies he has completed his BSS and MSS in economics from Khulna University, Bangladesh.
Mr. Afroz's research interests lie in health economics, labor economics, and development economics.


2018-present                     Lecturer (Currently on study leave)

                                                Economics Discipline, Khulna University, Khulna-9208, Bangladesh

01/2016-12/2017              Lecturer, Department of Economics,

                                                 American International University-Bangladesh (AIUB);

                                                Website:, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

05/2012-08/2012             Lecturer, Economics Discipline,

                                                Stamford University Bangladesh, Dhaka


1. Obesity, Long-Term Health Problems, and Workplace Satisfaction: A Longitudinal Study of Australian Workers. (2019). Journal of Community Health, 1-13. [Publisher: Springer Nature, Quartile: Q1].

2. Determinants of access to eHealth services in regional Australia. (2019). International journal of medical informatics 131: 103960. [Publisher: Elsevier, Quartile: Q1].

3. Socio-economic inequality and the utilization of breast cancer screening: Evidence from 14 low-resource countries     

 (Conference paper: at the 2019 iHEA World Congress, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland)