Journal Referee

I have served as an academic referee for the following journals
(* indicates 2-5 reviews; ** indicates 6 or more):

Agricultural Economics *
Applied Economics
Asia Pacific Education Review **
Economics Bulletin
Contemporary South Asia
Comparative Education Review *
Community Development
Demography *
Food Policy *
Economic Development and Cultural Change
Economics of Education Review *
Education Economics **
Economics and Human Biology
Economic Inquiry
Emerging Market Finance and Trade
Environment and Development Economics
Economic Modeling
European Journal of Development Research **
Gender, Development and Technology *
International Journal of Educational Research
International Journal of Educational Development (IJED) **
International Journal of Happiness and Development (IJHD)
International Journal of Manpower *
Journal of African Economies
Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Journal of Development Studies **
Journal of Economic Studies
Journal of Family Issues
Journal of International Development *
Journal of Happiness Studies *
Journal of Bio-social Science
Journal of Population Economics *
Journal of Poverty Alleviation and International Development (JPAID)
Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics *
Oxford Economic Papers
Oxford Development Studies **
PLOS one *
Prospects (UNESCO's Quarterly Review of Comparative Education)
Population and Development Review
Review of Development Economics
Review of Economics and Statistics
Review of Economics of the Household
Singapore Economic Review *
Social Science and Medicine *
Southern Economic Journal
World Bank Economic Review
World Development **
Work, Society and Employment

Book manuscript reviewer

Routledge: Taylor and Francis

Advisory Roles


Fellow,  ESRC-DFID (UK) Peer Review College, UK
The Conversation Global : member of the panel on inequality
BRAC International: honorary research advisor

Journal Editing 

Associate Editor, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities (2018-2020)
Associate Editor, BMC Public Health (2019-)
Associate Editor, Asia Pacific Education Review (2018-)
Advisory Board Member, International Journal of Educational Development (2018-)
Advisory Board Member, Institutions and Economies (2014-2016)
Advisory Board Member, Malaysian Journal of Economics (2016-2018)
Advisory Board Member, Compare: a Journal of Comparative and International Education (2017-2019)

Institutional reviewer

I have reviewed a large number of grant proposals and research reports for national and international organizations:

Reviewer, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA);
Reviewer, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), Ministry of Education, Malaysia;
Reviewer, ESRC-DFID (UK) Joint Research Scheme on Growth and Poverty 2011-12
Reviewer, Oxford Policy Management (OPM), UK;
Reviewer, Research and Evaluation Division (RED), BRAC;
Reviewer, Institute of Microfinance, Dhaka.
Reviewer, Elsevier