Dr. Md. Akhtarul Alam
Dr. Md. Akhtarul Alam

Associate Professor Contact No : 01719797420
Department of Agricultural and Applied Statistics Email : akhtarbau@gmail.com
Faculty of Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Google Scholar
Research Interest:    Econometrics, Economics, Agricultural Economics, Aquaculture Economics and Livestock
B. Sc. Ag. Econ.    - 2002
Bangladesh Agricultural University
PhD    - 2018
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Master Of Science In Rural Development    - 2011
Ghent University & Humboldt University
Belgium, Germany
Master Of Science In Agricultural Statistics    - 2005
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Total Number:  1

Ongoing project: Consumer preference for pesticide free vegetables: A choice experiment in Bangladesh-funded by UGC

Total Number:  5
Associate Professor
29 Apr, 2015 -
Assistant Professor
29 Apr, 2008 - 28 Apr, 2015
29 Apr, 2006 - 28 Apr, 2008
Total Number:  11

Alam, M. A. and Guttormsen, A. (2019). Risk in aquaculture: Farmers’ perceptions and management strategies in Bangladesh. Aquaculture Economics and Management. https://doi.org/10.1080/13657305.2019.1641568


 Alam, M. A., Guttormsen, A. and Roll, K. H. (2019). "Production risk and Technical efficiency of tilapia aquaculture in Bangladesh. Marine Resources Economics, 34(2): 123-141. https://doi.org/10.1086/704129

 Alam, M. A. (2018). Aquaculture in Bangladesh: Essays on production variability, consumer preferences and market integration, ISBN: 978-82-575-1496-9; ISSN: 1894-6402, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway.

 Rahman, K. M. M., Mia, M. I. and Alam, M. A. (2012). Farm-specific technical efficiency: A stochastic frontier analysis for rice growers in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, 35 (1&2): 131-142.

 Khan, M. A., Huda, F. A. and Alam, M. A. (2010). Farm household Technical Efficiency: A Study on Rice Producers in   Selected Areas of Jamalpur District in Bangladesh. European Journal of Social Science, 14(2).

 Begum, A., Imam, M. F. and Alam, M. A. (2010) Measurement of Productivity and Efficiency of Potato Production in Two Selected Areas of Bangladesh: A Translog Stochastic Frontier Analysis. Progressive Agriculture, 21(1&2): 233-245.

Sikder, M. M. H., Alam, M. A. and Hossain, M. I. (2008). Profitability, Efficiency and Identification of Factors Affecting the Production of Aman rice in selected areas of Bangladesh. International Journal of BioResearch, 4(3).

Sikder, M. M. H., Alam, M. A. and Hossain, M. I. (2008). Factors Affecting the Technical Efficiency of Boro rice Production in Bangladesh: A Cob-Douglas Stochastic Frontier Analysis. Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Research, 6(1): 215-226.

Hasib, A., Azaz, M. and Alam, M. A. (2008). Micro-credit and Women Development: A Different View. Bangladesh Journal of Progressive Science and Technology, 6(2):437-440.

Haque, M. E., Mostofa, M., Awal, M. A., Choudhury, M. E., Hossain, M. A. and Alam, M. A. (2006). Comparative Efficacy of Piperazine Citrate, Levamisole and Pineapple Leaves Extract against Naturally Infected Ascariasis in Indigeneous Chickens. Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 4(1): 27-29.

Alam, M. A., Rahman, K. M. M. and Quddus, M. A. (2005). Measurement of Economic Efficiency of Producing Fish in Bangladesh with Translog Stochastic Cost Frontier. The Bangladesh Journal of Agricultural Economics, 28(1&2): 33-48


Total Number:  3

Participated in European Association of Fisheries Economist (EAFE) conference 2015, Salerno, Italy and present a paper entitle “Production risk and technical efficiency in aquaculture: A study of tilapia farming in Bangladesh”.


Participated in NFB research conference 2015, Trondheim, Norway and present a paper entitle “Farmers perceptions for risk sources and management strategies in aquaculture in Bangladesh”.


Participated in Global Food Symposium 2017, Gottingen, Germany and present a paper entitle “Wild or Farmed? Fish preferences in Bangladesh”.

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Member Bangladesh Agricultural Economic Association
Member Bangladesh Statistical Association