Dr. Moogdho Mahzab is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, Stanford University. He is also an affiliated researcher at the King Center on Global Development, Stanford University He is a development economist, concentrating on political economy, environment, and public health. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Virginia (UVa) in 2021.
His research at UVa focused on how dishonest politicians (tax-evaders) affect public goods provision and public health in constituencies the politicians represent. At Stanford, he is working at the Luby Lab on improving Brick Kilns operations in South Asia to reduce air pollution and facilitate better public health. Previously, he has done his master's in Policy Economics from Williams College (Ranked no.1 Liberal arts college in the USA) under the prestigious US Fulbright Scholarship. He has obtained a Bachelor's and another Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Dhaka. Previously he worked as a Research Associate of Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), which is the premier public development research organization of the country (also ranked among the top 30 think tank of Asia by the University of Pennsylvania). His primary focus is on Development Economics.
He has done a good number of research on this aspect. Trade, Public Economics, and Labor are his other fields of interest.