Ph.D.--2016--Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Masters--2012--The Australian National University

B.S.S.--2003--University of Chittagong, Bangladesh


Courses Taught

ECON 1010 - Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics

ECON 1020 - Principles of Economics: Microeconomics

ECON 3250 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

ECON 4040 - International Economics


Research Interests


Monetary Economics

International Finance

Regional Economics


Honors, Achievements & Affiliations

Referee: Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Economics Bulletin, The Journal of Developing Areas, Studies in Economics and Finance.

Summer Research Award 2017

Endeavour Scholarship (Australian Government Scholarship)

Member: The Midwest Economics Association


Featured Publications

Alam, M. R. and Gilbert, S. (2017) Monetary Policy Shocks and the Dynamics of Agricultural Commodity Prices: Evidence from Structural and Factor-Augmented VAR Analyses. Agricultural Economics, vol.48, issue 1, pp. 15-27. 

Alam, M. R., Kitenge, E. and Bedane, B. (2017). Government Effectiveness and Economic Growth. Economics Bulletin, vol.37, issue 1, pp. 222-227. 

Alam, M. R. (2015). Economic Policy Uncertainty in the US: Does It Matter for Canada?   Economics Bulletin, vol.35, issue 4, pp. 2725-2732 

Alam, M. R. (2015) Effectiveness of Monetary Policy in Bangladesh. The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 49, No. 2, pp. 363-372 

Alam, M. R. (2010). The Link between Real Exchange Rate and Export Earning: A Cointegration and Granger Causality Analysis on Bangladesh. International Review of Business Research Papers, Vol.6, No. 1, pp. 205-214