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Professor Khorshed Alam

Professor Khorshed Alam
Name Khorshed Alam
Position Professor (Economics)
Section School of Business
Office T277
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1291
Extension 1291
Email
Qualifications BSc(Hons) Jahangirnagar , MSc Jahangirnagar , MA ISS , PhD Murdoch

  • Applied Economics ( 140200 )
  • Agricultural Economics ( 140201 )
  • Economic Development and Growth ( 140202 )
  • Environment and Resource Economics ( 140205 )
  • Health Economics ( 140208 )
  • Health Economics ( 380108 )
  • Applied Economics ( 380100 )
  • Socio-Economic Development ( 440407 )
  • Environment And Resource Economics ( 380105 )
  • Agricultural Economics ( 380101 )
  • Development Studies ( 440400 )
  • Climate Change Impacts And Adaptation not elsewhere classified ( 410199 )
  • Climate Change Impacts And Adaptation ( 410100 )

Health economics and policy
Applied economics and policy analysis
Agricultural, environmental and resource economics
Digital economic strategies
Regional economic development

Professor Alam has supervised 19 HDR students to successful completion, as well as post-doctoral and mid-career researchers. He is currently supervising a diverse group of twelve PhD students.

Applications from potential PhD students are particularly welcome in his areas of interest.


Economic Society of Australia; Australian Health Economics Society; Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International.
Professor Alam is a member of the leadership team of USQ’s Centre for Health Research and leading health economics research. He is an executive committee member of the Australia New Zealand Regional Science Association International.


Courses Currently Teaching:
ECO2103 Economics of Climate Change
ECO2104 Sustainable Economies

Courses previously taught:
ECO1000 Economics
ECO3001 Applied Econometrics
ECO3002 Economic Policy Analysis
ECO3030 Sustainable Economies
ECO8002 Environmental Economics for Sustainable Growth
ECO8060 Business in the International Economy
MGT8402 Research Methodology 2 (Advanced Regression Analysis)

Current postgraduate students:
Rezwanul Haque; PhD: Older Australians with dementia and mild cognitive impairment (Principal supervisor)
Parvez Mosharaf; PhD: Economic burden of delirium (Principal supervisor)
Nahida Afroz; PhD: Mental health of Australian children and adolescents (Associate Supervisor)
Lolita L Aranas; PhD: Drug-resistant tuberculosis and related stigma (Principal supervisor)
Francis Frank Lomo; DBA: Pandemic recovery package and small and medium enterprises (Principal supervisor)
Dipika Dabas, PhD: Obesity and Australian culturally, and linguistically diverse population (Associate Supervisor)
Salem Ouheda; PhD: Electronic health records in the private healthcare sector in Australia (Associate Supervisor)
Shittu Bisi Agnes; PhD: Nascent entrepreneurs in agricultural businesses (Associate Supervisor)
Brenton Horne, Masters: Parental behaviours and characteristics on childhood obesity and overweight risk (Associate Supervisor)
Ashraf Memon; PhD; Evidence-based approach in health outcomes (Associate supervisor)
Usma Iftikhar, PhD: Health disparities and the digital divide (Principal Supervisor)
Robert Heslop, DBA: Post COVID-19 economic recovery and SMEs (Principal Supervisor)
Jahangir Kabir, PhD: Food security and agribusiness (Principle Supervisor)

Recently completed Higher Degree by Research graduates:
2022 - Elijah Aleer; MBSR: Substance use disorder and refugee youth (Principal Supervisor)
2021 - Syed Afroz Keramat; PhD: Obesity and labour market outcomes (Principal supervisor)
2021 - Rubayyat Hashmi, PhD: Economics of mental health (Principal Supervisor)
2021 - Afshar Ali, PhD: Information economics and health outcomes (Principal Supervisor)
2021 - Asror Nogmonov, PhD: Evaluation of peer-to-peer lending platforms (Principal Supervisor)
2020 - Rashidul A. Mahumud, PhD: Burden of cancer and geographical distribution (Principal Supervisor)
2019 - Rezwanul Rana, PhD: Health care-seeking behaviour and private health insurance (Principal Supervisor)
2018 - Shakoor Ahmed, MBSR: Energy economics (Principal Supervisor)
2017 - Michael Erdiaw-Kwasie, PhD: Resource economics (Principal supervisor)
2017 - Marina Costa Barbosa, PhD: Water resource management (Principal supervisor)
2017 - Belas A Khan, PhD: Biocomposite food packaging (Associate Supervisor)
2017 - Sanjib Tiwari, PhD: Broadband ecosystem (Associate supervisor)
2016 - Gazi A. Uddin, PhD: Population economics (Principal Supervisor)
2016 – GM Monirul Alam, PhD: Climate change and food security (Principal Supervisor)
2016 - Mohammad Salahuddin, PhD: Energy and information economics (Principal Supervisor)
2013 - Sophia Imran, PhD: Sustainable development (Principal Supervisor)
2012 - Anjan Dev Roy, PhD: Forest economics (Principal Supervisor)
2012 - Md Abdur Rashid Sarker, PhD: Climate change and agriculture (Principal Supervisor)
2012 - Md Shahiduzzaman, PhD: Energy economics (Principal Supervisor)


  • Agricultural Economics ( 140201 )
  • Economic Development and Growth ( 140202 )
  • Environment and Resource Economics ( 140205 )
  • Health Economics ( 140208 )
  • Health Economics ( 380108 )
  • Applied Economics ( 380100 )
  • Socio-Economic Development ( 440407 )
  • Environment And Resource Economics ( 380105 )
  • Agricultural Economics ( 380101 )
  • Development Studies ( 440400 )
  • Climate Change Impacts And Adaptation not elsewhere classified ( 410199 )
  • Climate Change Impacts And Adaptation ( 410100 )