Dr. Moazzem Hossain teaches environmental economics, development and trade in the Department of International Business and Asian Studies of the Griffith Business School at Griffith University, Brisbane since 1990. He is also a full member of the Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise (GCSE) and the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) of Griffith University. He has master degree from the Australian National University (1978) and PhD from the University of Western Australia (1986). Dr Hossain’s current research includes Climate Change issues in the Asia-Pacific including the Bay of Bengal delta and Sundarbans region (Bangladesh and West Bengal, India). He was visiting fellow in various European and US academic institutions including the University of London; University of Sussex; University of Hull; Institute of Social Studies, The Hague; University of Heidelberg and Boston University since 1991. Dr Hossain produced 8 authored and edited volumes on the subjects of South Asian economic development, economic reforms, climate change and growth in Asia, and on the realisation of Asia century published by the prestigious Routledge and Edward Elgar Publishing over the last 15 years. Additionally, Dr Hossain published two major volumes on the Political Economy of Bangladesh: Bangladesh’s Development Agenda and Vision 2020 and Democracy’s Roller Coaster Ride in Bangladesh. Both these volumes were published by the Dhaka based the University Publishing Limited in 2003 and 2009, respectively. Dr Hossain published in the South Asia Research, Disaster Management Journal, Singapore Economic Review, South Asian Journal of the South Asian Studies Association of Australia, International Journal of Environment, Australian Economic Papers and WASD journals. Dr Hossain is the advisor of “International Centre for Development Strategies” (ICDS), a German-based International organization of Bangladeshi expatriates across the globe. He also advises The Hague based BSUG – Development and Diaspora since 2013. He is the executive editor of the Journal of Sustainable Development Management (JSDM) publishes by IIDS Australia-ICDS Germany.
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