Marup Hossain

PhD Student

Marup is a Ph.D. candidate in the Food and Resource Economics Department at the University of Florida. Marup’s fields of specialization include the microeconomics of development, agricultural policy analysis, and applied econometrics, particularly the econometrics of program evaluation. Marup’s dissertation focuses on intended and unintended effects as well as the mechanisms through which access to capital impacts livelihoods of poor households. Marup worked in two development organizations in Bangladesh, BRAC and Institute of Microfinance, prior to joining his doctoral study at UF.

Job Market Paper

Impact assessment of credit program for tenant farmers in Bangladesh: Evidence from a field experiment. Revised and Resubmitted at American Journal of Agricultural EconomicsAvailable here

Working Papers

Impact of migration on participation and intensity in economic activities (with Conner Mullally and Gulcan Onel). (Dissertation Chapter). Available here

Review of agri-food chain interventions aimed at enhancing consumption of nutritious food by the poor: Bangladesh. 2017. LANSA Working Paper Series No.12 (with M. Islam, M. Abid-Ul-Kabir, and B. Chakraborty).

Measuring household food security in a low-income country: A comparative analysis of self-reported and objective indicators. 2016 (with Conner Mullally and Niaz Asadullah).

Work in Progress

Demand and supply of microcredit in presence of selection and heterogeneity. (Dissertation Chapter)

Asset transfers and child labor: Evidence from a field experiment in Bangladesh. (Dissertation Chapter)

Teaching Experience

Instructor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

  • AEB2014 Economic Issues, Food, and You Summer, 2017

Guest Lecturer, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

  • AEB4334 Agricultural Price Analysis 2016 – 2017

Teaching Assistant, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA

  • AEB4334 Agricultural Price Analysis 2014-2017
  • AEB3281 Agricultural Macroeconomics Fall 2015