Dr. Ismat Ara  Begum
Dr. Ismat Ara Begum

Professor Contact No : 01718528456
Department of Agricultural Economics Email : ishameen@yahoo.com
Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology
 
Research Interest:   Livestock Economics, Farm economics, Rural development, Agricultural technology & mechanization, Gender Studies, Social Protection & Safety nets.
Total Number: 84

Sharma, D., Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., and McKenzie, A., (2022). Factors Affecting the Choice of Governance Structure along the Vegetables Value Chain in Bangladesh. Accepted to International Food & Agribusiness Management Review. https://doi.org/10.22434/IFAMR2021.0131 

Alam, M.J., McKenzie, A.M., Begum, I.A., Buysse, J., Wailes, E. J., Sarker, M. A. R., Mamun, A., and Huylenbroeck, GV., (2022). Spatial market integration of rice in Bangladesh in the presence of transaction cost. Agricultural and Food Economics, 10, 20 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40100-022-00228-5 

Paresh Kumar Sarma, Alam, M. J., & Begum, I. A., (2022) Red meat handlers’ food safety knowledge, attitudes, and practices in the Dhaka megacity of Bangladesh, International Journal of Food Properties, 25:1, 1417-1431, DOI: 10.1080/10942912.2022.2083638 

Alam, M. J., Miguel I. Gómez, Marco Tulio O. Patino, Milla Reis de A., and Begum, I. A., (2021). Price Transmission Between International-to-Domestic Prices in Citrus Sector in Brazil. International Food & Agribusiness Management Review. https://www.wageningenacademic.com/doi/10.22434/IFAMR2020.0156 

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., Shaheen A., Md. Mojammel H., and Noor M. R. (2021). Productive Impacts of Cash Transfer and Conditional Cash Transfer Programs in Bangladesh. Asian Development Perspectives 2021;12(1):46-60. https://doi.org/10.22681/ADP.2021.12.1.46

Begum, I. A., & Alam, M. J., (2020). Impacts of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza on Poultry Farmer`s Livelihood in Bangladesh. World Family Poultry Journal, 1(1):33-47.

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., Akter, S., Haque, M. M., & Talukder, R. K., (2020). Impacts of Bangladesh`s Agricultural Rehabilitation Program as a Safety net for Marginal and Smallholder Farmers. Asian Development Perspective, 11(1):56-69.  https://doi.org/10.22681/ADP.2020.11.1.1 /  https://adp.yonsei.ac.kr/adp/article/articles_a.do?mode=list&srCategoryId1=286&articleLimit=1&srCategoryId2=287&srSearchKey=article_title&article.offset=3

Alam, M. J., Akter, S., Begum, I. A., and Haque, M. M., (2020). Determinants of the Farm-Level Stocks of Rice and Effectiveness of Rice Procurement Program in Bangladesh. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/13547860.2020.1722559 

Yeasmin, F., Begum, I. A, Zahan Ethen, D., & Ara Happy, F. (2019). Measurement of Farm Productivity of Rice: A Case of Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 5(2), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.9734/sajsse/2019/v5i230141 6.

Yeasmin, F., Begum, I. A., Fardous, A. and Ethen D. Z., (2018). Factors Influencing Economic Viability of Small Rice Farmers in Bangladesh. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 2(3): 1-9. 7.

Tama, Riffat Ara Zannat, Aurup Ratan Dhar and Begum, I. A., (2018). An Economic Perspective of the Export Potentiality of Aromatic Rice in Bangladesh. American Journal of Economics and Business Administration 10 (2018): 22-30.

Begum, I. A. and Kazal, M. H (2017). Enhanced Access to Social Protection, Safety Nets and Increased Resilience. Background Policy Paper, Ministry of Food and Other Core Ministries, Dhaka, GoB.

Sanzidur R., Md M. H. Kazal, Begum, I. A., & Alam, M. J. (2017). Exploring the Future Potential of Jute in Bangladesh. Agriculture, 2017, 7(12), 96; https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture7120096

Alam, M. J., Ahmed, M. and Begum, I.A., (2017). Nexus between non-renewbale energy demand and economic growth in Bangladesh: Application of Maximum Entropy Bootstrap approach. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 72: 399-406. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2017.01.007

Alam, M. J., Buysse, J., Begum, I. A., McKenzie, A. M., Wailes, E. J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2016). Asymmetric Price Transmission in the De-regulated Rice Markets in Bangladesh: Asymmetric Error Correction Model. Agribusiness: an International Journal. Vol 00(0): 1-14 (2016). DOI:10.1002/agr.21461

Alam, M.J., Buysse, J., Begum, I.A., Nolte, S., Wailes, J., & Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2016). Impact of Trade Liberalization and World Commodity Price Increases in Bangladesh: A Computable General Equilibrium Model. Jour. of Agricultural & Food Econ., 4(1):1-22.

Sanzidur R., Md M. H. Kazal, Begum, I. A.,, and Alam, M. J. (2015). Competitiveness, Profitability, Input Demand and Output Supply of Maize Production in Bangladesh. Agriculture and Rural Development, 2016, 6, 21; doi:10.3390/agriculture6020021

Molla, M.M.U, Sabur, S. A. and Begum, I. A., (2015). Financial and Economic Profitability of Jute in Bangladesh: A Comparative Assessment. The Journal of Agriculture and Natural Resources Sciences, 2(1): 295-303.

Tama, R. A. Z., Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., and Islam, S., (2015). Financial Profitability of Aromatic Rice Production in Some Selected Areas of Bangladesh. International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, 12(1):235-242.

Afza, J., Riffat A. Z. T., Begum, I. A., and Dilshad Z. E., (2015). Livestock and Rural Household Food Security: A Case of Gazipur District of Bangladesh. International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, 12(3).

Roy, A., Ethen, D. Z., Tama, R.A.Z and Begum, I. A. (2015). Women Labour Participation in Rice Production in Some Selected Areas of Thkurgaon District. Research in Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries. 2. 239. 10.3329/ralf.v2i2.25004.

Islam, M. S., Begum, I. A., Kausar, A.K.M. and R. Hossain, M., Kamruzzaman, M. (2015). Livelihood improvement of small farmers through family poultry in Bangladesh. International Journal of Business, Management and Social Research. 01: 61-70. 10.18801/ijbmsr.010215.07.

Uddin, M. T., S.J. Mitu & Begum, I. A., (2014). Production of Sonali chicken in selected areas of Gazipur district - an economic study. Bangladesh Jour. of Animal. Science, 43(1): 56-61

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Rahman, S., Buysse, J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2014). Tracing the Impact of Market Reform on Productivity Growth of Rice at the Farm-Level in  Bangladesh. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 19(3): 391-408

Rahman S., Begum I. A., and Alam M. J., (2014): Livestock in Bangladesh: distribution, growth, performance and potential. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 26, Article #173. Retrieved Oct. 6, 2014

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., Buysse, J., Frija, A., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2012). Contract Farmer and Poultry Farm Efficiency in Bangladesh: A Data Envelopment Analysis. Applied  Economics, 44, 3737-3747.

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Buysse, J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2012). Energy Consumption, Carbon Emissions and Economic Growth Nexus in Bangladesh: Cointegration and Dynamic Causality Analysis. Energy Policy, 45:217-225.

Paul, J., Begum, I.A., Hossain, M.R., Kausar, A.K.M.G. and Rahman, M.M. (2012). Profitability and resource use efficiency of maize production in selected areas of Lalmonirhat district. Bangladesh J. Seed Sci. & Tech., 16 (1&2): 133-140

Rahman, S., Begum, I. A., and Alam M. J., (2012). Re-examing Green Revolution and its Factor Market Impacts in Bangladesh. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 33:241-254.

Alam, M. J., Buysse, J., Begum, I. A., Wailes, E. J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). The Welfare Impact of Policy Interventions in the Foodgrain Markets in Bangladesh. Journal of Economic Policy Reforms, 14 (3): 213-222.

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Buysse, J., Rahman, S., & Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). Dynamic Modeling of Causal Relationship between Energy Consumption, CO2 Emissions & Economic Growth in India. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15:3243–3251.

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Buysse, J., Rahman, S., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). Technical Efficiency Changes at the Farm-level: A Case Study of Panel of Rice Farms from Bangladesh. African Journal of Business Management, 5 (14): 5559-5566.

Rahman, S., Begum, I. A., and Alam, M. J., (2011). Green Revolution and its Factor Market Impacts in Bangladesh. Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, 33: 241-254.

Alam, M. J., Buysse, J., McKenzie, A. M., Begum, I. A., Wailes, E. J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). The Dynamic Relationship between World and Domestic Prices of Rice under the Regime of Agricultural Trade Liberalization in Bangladesh. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 17(1):113-126. .

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Buysse, J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). Energy Consumption, Carbon Emissions and Economic Growth Nexus in Bangladesh: Cointegration and Dynamic Causality Analysis. Energy Policy, 45: 217-225.

Begum, I. A., Buysse, J., Alam, M. J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2010). Technical, Allocative and Economic Efficiency of Commercial Poultry Farms in Bangladesh. World's Poultry Science Journal, 66: 465-476.

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., (2009). Is Vertically Integrated Contract Poultry Farming System Paving the Way of Small-scale Poultry Farmers in Bangladesh? African Journal of Animal Health and Production, 6, Dakar, (Senegal).

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2008). Broiler Marketing System in Bangladesh: Is Vertically Integrated Contract Farming Special? Supplement copy of the World Poultry Science Journal, 64.

Begum, I. A., (2007). Potentiality of Vertically Integrated Poultry Contract Farming System in Bangladesh: Profitability & Productivity Analysis. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics. XXIX No. 1 & 2

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., (2006). Contract Farming and Small Farmers: A Case Study of the Bangladesh Poultry Sector. Journal of Bangladesh Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2. The Pennsylvania State University, Erie (USA).

Begum, I. A., Osanami, F., and Kondo, T., (2005). Performance of Vertically Integrated Contract and Independent Poultry Farms in Bangladesh: A Comparative Study. The Review of Agricultural Economics, Japan, 61

Begum, I. A., (2005). An Assessment of Vertically Integrated Contract Poultry Farming: A Case Study in Bangladesh. International Journal of Poultry Science 4 (3)

Begum, I. A., (2005). Vertically Integrated Contract & Independent Poultry Farming System in Bangladesh: A Profitability Analysis. Journal Livestock Research for Rural Development, 17, No.8

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., and Rahman, M. H., (2001). Decision Making and Poverty Alleviation Potential of Women Practicing Homestead Agro-Forestry Enterprizes. Bangladesh Journal of Extension Education. 11 & 12 (1 & 2).

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., and Rahman, M. H., (2001). Economics of Homestead Agro Forestry (HAF) Enterprizes - An Empirical Evidence. Bangladesh Journal of Rural Development. 31 (1).

In Progress

Alam, M. J., and Begum, I. A., (2022). World and Bangladesh Rice Market Integration: An Application of Threshold Cointegration and Threshold Vector Error Correction Model (In review) (ISI journal).

BOOK CHAPTER

Begum, I. A.,Talukder, R. K., Kazal, M. H., and Alam, M. J., (2021). Landscape of Enhanced Access to Social Protection, Safety Nets and Increased Resilience in Bangladesh. Chapter accepted for Open Access Book `Agricultural Economics`. Edited by Dr. Ifeoluwapo Amao. IntechOpen Publisheer, London, UK (DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.99270)

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., and Salam, M. U (2021). Agricultural Transformation in the People`s Republic of Bangladesh. FAO. 2021. Agricultural transformation in Asia – Policy and institutional experiences. Bangkok. https://doi.org/10.4060/cb4946en

Begum, I. A., Alam, M.J., Rahman, S., & Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2013). An Assessment of the Contract Farming System in Improving Market Access for Smallholder Poultry Farmers in Bangladesh. FAO-IAAE Book Chapter; E-ISBN 978-92-5-108062-7.

Begum, I. A., Rahman, S., Alam, M. J., Buysse, J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). Bangladesh Poultry Sector: Growth, Competitiveness and Future Potential. Livestock: Rearing, Farming Practices and Diseases (Book Chapter 4), Nova Science, NY, USA, ISBN: 978-1-62100-181-2.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS/ABSTRACTS

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., and Akter, S., (2014). Factors Affecting Farm Level Rice Stocks in Bangladesh: An Econometric Analysis. Proceeding of 4th IRC 2014, Bangkok, Thailand. 

Alam, M.J., Buysse, J., Begum, I. A., Nolte, S., Wailes, E.J., & Van Huylenbroeck, G.,(2012). Impact of Trade Liberalization and World Commodity Price Increases in Bangladesh: A CGE Model. Proceeding of IAAE congress, Brazil, 2012.

Alam, M. J., Bhuiyan, N., Begum, I. A., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2012). Tracing the Poverty Impact of Market Reforms in Bangladesh. Proceeding of IAAE congress, Brazil, 2012).

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Buysse, J., Rahman, S., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). Income, Energy Consumption and Co2 emissions: Modeling of Causal Relationships. Proceeding of Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & Environment, Osaka, Japan.

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., (2009). An Institutional Arrangement for Poultry Breeder Stock Farm Development: A Case Study in Bangladesh. Published at the 6th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS), Daejeon, Korea, August 2009

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., Buysse, J., & Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2009). Application of Data Envelopment Analysis to Evaluate Economic Efficiency of Poultry Farms in Bangladesh. Proceeding of 27th IAAE Conference, Beijing, China.

Begum, I. A., & Alam, M. J., (2008). Poverty Alleviation Potential of Vertically Integrated Poultry Contract Farming System in Bangladesh. Proceeding of International Symposium on Poverty. Deniz Feneri Poverty Research Center, Istanbul, Turkey.

CONFERENCES/SYMPOSIUMS

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J. Haque. M. M. and Akter, S., (2015). Productive Impacts of Cash Transfer and Conditional Cash Transfer Programs in Bangladesh: Propensity Score Matching Analysis. Accepted for presentation at IAAE conference to be held at Milan, Italy, 8-14 August, 2015).

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., and Akter, S., (2014). Factors Affecting Farm Level Rice Stocks in Bangladesh: An Econometric Analysis. Contributed Poster presented at the 4th International Rice Congress 2014 (IRC2014) held at Bangkok, Thailand during 27 Oct - 1 Nov., 2014.

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., M. Mojammel H., & Akter, S., (2014). Impact of Agricultural Rehabilitation Program in Bangladesh: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis. A Selected paper presented at the pre-conference workshop of the 8th International Conference of Asian Society of Agricultural Economists, Dhaka, Bangladesh during 14-17 October, 2014.

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2013). Dynamics of Poverty Determinants in Bangladesh. Contributed paper presented for presentation at the workshop on Poverty Reduction in Asia: Drivers, Best Practices and Policy Initiatives, 23-24 August, Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea.

Alam, M. J., and Begum, I. A., (2013). Price Integration in the World and Bangladesh Rice Markets: An Application of Threshold Cointegration and Threshold VECM. Contributed paper presented at AAEA meeting 4-6 August, Washington DC).

Alam, M. J., & Begum, I. A. (2012). Re-visited of World and Bangladesh Rice Market Integration. Contributed paper selected for presentation at the 86th Annual Conference of Agricultural Economics Society, University of Warwick, UK 16-18 April, UK.

Alam, M. J., McKenzie, M., Buysse, J., Begum, I. A., Wailes, E., & Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2012). Measuring Market Integration in the Presence of Threshold Effect: The case of  Bangladesh Rice Markets. AAEA Conference, Seattle, Washington, 2012.

Alam, M. J., Bhuiyan, N., Begum, I. A., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2012). Tracing the Poverty Impact of Market Reforms in Bangladesh. Selected paper presented at IAAE congress, Brazil, 2012.

Alam, M.J., Buysse, J., Begum, I.A., Nolte, S., Wailes, E., & Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2012). Impact of Trade Liberalization & World Commodity Price Increases in Bangladesh: A CGE Model. Contributed poster presented at IAAE congress, Brazil, 2012.

Begum, I. A. and Alam, M. J., (2012). On farm biosecurity practices: A case study in Bangladesh Poultry Sector. (Accepted for presentation at XXIV World`s Poultry Congress, held in Brazil, 2012).

Alam, M. J. and Begum, I. A., (2012). Public and Private Sector`s Role in Prevention and Mitigation of the HPAI in Bangladesh. Accepted for presentation at XXIV World`s Poultry  Congress, was held in Brazil, 2012.

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Buysse, J., Rahman, S., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). Income, Energy Consumption and CO2 Emissions: Modeling of Causal Relationships. Asian  Conference on Sustainability, Energy & Environment, 2-5 June, Osaka, Japan.

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Buysse, J., Rahman, S., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). Income, Energy Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Modeling of Causal Relationships.Contributed paper presented at the Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & Environment, March 31-3 April, 2011, Hawaii, USA.

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Rahman, S., Buysse, J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2011). Total Factor Productivity and the Efficiency of Rice Farms in Bangladesh: a Farm Level Panel Data Comparison of the Pre- and Post-Market Reform Period. The 85th Agricultural Economics Society Conference, 18-20 April, 2011, Coventry, UK.

Alam, M. J., Begum, I. A., Buysse, J., McKenzie, A. Wailes, E. J., & Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2010). Testing Asymmetric Price Transmission in the Vertical Supply Chain in Deregulated Rice Markets in Bangladesh. Joint conference of AAEA, CAES & Western Agricultural Economics Association, July 25-27, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Alam, M. J., Buysse, J., Begum, I. A., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2010). Spatial Price Transmission in the Regime of Highly Liberalized Market Policy: the Case of Bangladesh Rice Markets. Contributed paper presented at 12th PhD Symposium, Belgian Association of Agricultural Economists, April, 2010, Brussels, Belgium.

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., Buysse, J., and Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2009). Application of Data Envelopment Analysis to Evaluate Economic Efficiency of Poultry Farms in Bangladesh.  Contributed Paper presented at 27th International Association of Agricultural Economists Conference, 16-22 August, 2009, Beijing, China.

Begum, I. A., Alam, M. J., & Van Huylenbroeck, G., (2008). Broiler Marketing System in Bangladesh: Is Vertically Integrated Contract Farming Special? Paper presented at 23rd World Poultry Science Conference, June 30-4 July, Brisbane, Australia.

Begum, I. A., and Alam, M. J., (2008). Is Vertically Integrated Contract Poultry Farming System Pave the way of Small Scale Poultry Farmer in Bangladesh? Contributed paper selected for presentation at the Improved Competitiveness in Poultry Production in Africa, 5-9 May, 2008, Dakar, Senegal.

Begum, I.A., & Alam, M.J., (2008). Poverty Alleviation Potential of Vertically Integrated Poultry Contract Farming System in Bangladesh. Paper presented at International Symposium on Poverty. Deniz Feneri Poverty Research Center, 1-3 Feb. Istanbul, Turkey.

Begum, I. A., and Alam, M. J., (2007). Potentiality of Vertically Integrated Contract Farming System in Bangladesh’ presented at Ghent University, Belgium 2007.

Begum, I. A., (2005) Vertically Integrated Contract Farming System and Productivity: A Study in Bangladesh Commercial Poultry Farming’ presented in the conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of Japan, Hokkaido University, Japan, 15 -18; July 2005

Begum, I. A., (2005) Culture and Custom of Bangladesh’ presented in UNESCO Seminar, Chitoshe, Hokkaido, Japan, March 2005

Begum, I. A., (2004) Performance of Vertically Integrated Contract and Independent Small Poultry Farms: A Profitability Analysis’ presented in the conference of Hokkaido Province, Abishiri, Hokkaido, Japan, November 2004

PhD In Agricultural Economics    - 2008
Hokkaido University, Japan
Japan
Post-doc    - 2016
Australian National University
Australia
Bachelor Of Science In Agricultural Economics (Hons.)    - 1996
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
Post-doc    - 2010
Ghent University
Belgium
MSc. In Agricultural Development Economics    - 2003
Hokkaido University, Japan
Japan
Master Of Science In Agricultural Economics    - 1998
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Bangladesh
Professor
25 Jul, 2015 -
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Associate Professor
23 Jul, 2000 - 22 Apr, 2005
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Assistant Professor
23 Apr, 2005 - 24 Jul, 2011
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Lecturer
23 Jul, 2000 - 22 Apr, 2005
Bangladesh Agricultural University
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Awarded `best publication award (Domestic Category) (2013) Bangladesh Agricultural University Teacher`s Association (BAUTA) Social Science 2013
Awarded `best publication award (2011) Bangladesh Agricultural University Teacher`s Association, BAU Social Science 2011
Awarded Professor Shamsul Islam Memorial Gold medal at the 5th Convocation 2003 for obtaining First Class First position at Bachelor in Agricultural Economics (Hons.) Bangladesh Agricultural University Teacher`s Association, BAU Agricultural Economics 2003
Awarded University Prize at the Fifth Convocation in 2003 for obtaining First Class First at Bachelor’s in Agricultural Economics (Hons.) Bangladesh Agricultural University Teacher`s Association, BAU Agricultural Economics 2003
Awarded Honorable Professor M. Lutfur Rahman Gold medal for obtaining First Class First at MS in Agricultural Economics at Bangladesh Agricultural University in 1998 Bangladesh Agricultural University Teacher`s Association, BAU Agricultural Economics 1998
Awarded the University Grants Commission (UGC) Merit Award, Bangladesh for securing top position up to 3rd year examinations at B Sc. in Agricultural Economics (Hons.) University Grants Commission (UGC) Agricultural Economics 1994
John Dillon Fellowship University of New England Agricultural Management 2022
Membership Type Organization
Life Member Bangladesh Agricultural Economists Association