Prof. Meherun Ahmed joined as Dean of School of Business & Entrepreneurship (SBE) at IUB
Prof. Meherun Ahmed joined as Dean of the School of Business & Entrepreneurship (SBE) at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) on 21 June 2021. Before joining IUB, Prof. Ahmed served the Asian University for Women (AUW) from 2010. She has received both her Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, USA. She completed her Bachelor's and Master's degree in Economics from the University of Dhaka. Before Joining AUW, she was an assistant professor at Carleton College in Minnesota, USA. She has worked for many national and international development agencies and think tanks like the World Bank, The International Monetary Fund (IMF), International Organization of Migration (IOM) and Institute of Microfinance. She has published in reputed journals and presented her research in numerous conferences. Her research focuses on the microeconomic analysis of household behavior, with an emphasis on investment in education and health, crisis coping mechanisms, nutrition, poverty, inequality, as well as labor force supply.