Dr Salma Ahmed

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Casual Academic

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SHSS Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Master of Philosophy, Monash University, 2008
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2013

Contact

salma.ahmed@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 78689

Biography

Salma Ahmed, post-doctoral research fellow at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, is a development economist whose work focuses on gender inequality, child labour, education, health and fertility in developing countries. She completed her PhD at the Department of Economics at Monash University in 2013 and also completed MPhil at the Department of Economics at Monash University in 2008.

Salma Ahmed has been with Deakin University since October, 2012 and is also currently working on the Australian Research Council funded research project entitled "Towards Better Multidimensional Well-being Measurement" at ADRI.  She works on this project with Professor Mark McGillivray.

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Research interests

Ethnicity/Race, Gender Inequality, Child Labour, Education, Health, Domestic Violence, and Fertility

Affiliations

American Economic Association

Royal Economic Society, UK

Econometric Society

South Asia Research Network (Monash University)

Economic Society of Australia

Knowledge areas

Development Economics

Labour Economics

Conferences

  1. Northeast Universities Development Consortium Conference, Brown University, USA, November 2015.
  2.  44th Australian Conference of Economists, Queensland University of Technology, July 2015
  3. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (invited), Australia, July 2015
  4. E-conference on Abortion Research (invited), LSE, UK, June 2015
  5. Econometric Society Australasian Meeting (invited session), University of Tasmania, Hobart, July 2014
  6. Australasian Development Economics Workshop, University of Western Australia, June 2014
  7. Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne, May 2014
  8. Econometric Society Australasian Meeting, University of Sydney, July 2013
  9. Australasian Development Economics Workshop, The Australian National University, June 2013
  10. Applied Microeconometrics Brown Bag, Monash University, April 2012
  11. 24th  PhD  Conference  in  Economics  and  Business,  University  of  Queensland, November 2011
  12. 33rd Australian Conference for Health Economists, Melbourne, September 2011
  13. Econometric Society Australasian Meeting, University of Adelaide, July 2011
  14. 40th Australian Conference of Economists, The Australian National University, July 2011
  15. Australasian Development Economics Workshop, University of Western Australia, June 2011
  16. 39th Australian Conference of Economists, Sydney, September 2010

Research groups

Development and Human Rights Research Stream, Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation.

Awards

Royal Economic Society (UK) Conference Award Scheme, September 2015

Postgraduate Publications Award, Monash Institute of Graduate Research, Monash University, August–October 30, 2012

Publications

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2016

What firm characteristics determine women's employment in manufacturing? evidence from Bangladesh

Dr Salma Ahmed, A/Prof Simon Feeny, Alberto Posso

(2016), Vol. 35, pp. 99-122, Equality, diversity and inclusion : an international journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

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2015

Human capital, discrimination, and the gender wage gap in Bangladesh

Dr Salma Ahmed, Prof Mark McGillivray

(2015), Vol. 67, pp. 506-524, World development, London, England, C1

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A distributional analysis of the gender wage gap in Bangladesh

Dr Salma Ahmed, Pushkar Maitra

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 1444-1458, Journal of development studies, London, Eng., C1

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2014

Health consequences of child labour in Bangladesh

Dr Salma Ahmed, Ranjan Ray

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 111-150, Munich personal repec archive, Munich, Germany, C1

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2013

Determinants of pregnancy, and induced and spontaneous abortion in a jointly determined framework: Evidence from a country wide district level household survey in India

Dr Salma Ahmed, Ranjan Ray

(2013), Vol. 46, pp. 480-517, Journal of biosocial science, Cambridge, England, C1

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2011

A distributional analysis of the gender wage gap in Bangladesh

Dr Salma Ahmed, Pushkar Maitra

(2011), Vol. 20/11, pp. 1-35, Monash University Department of Economics discussion papers, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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Trade-off between child labour and schooling in Bangladesh: the role of parents' education

Dr Salma Ahmed, Ranjan Ray

(2011), Vol. 21/11, pp. 1-40, Monash University Department of Economics discussion papers, Melbourne, C1-1

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2010

Gender wage discrimination in rural and urban labour markets of Bangladesh

Dr Salma Ahmed, Pushkar Maitra

(2010), Vol. 38, pp. 83-112, Oxford development studies, Oxford, England, C1-1

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2005

Reviving the role of regulators in Bangladesh capital market

Dr Salma Ahmed

(2005), Vol. 3, pp. 549-553, Pakistan journal of social sciences, Faisalabad, Bangladesh, C1-1

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The investment scenario in Bangladesh - problems and prospects

Dr Mohammad Muttakin, Dr Salma Ahmed

(2005), Vol. 3, pp. 534-540, Pakistan journal of social sciences, Faisalabad, Pakistan, C1-1

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Grants

No grants found

Supervisions

Data will be available in 2017