Heartiest Welcome to the Department of Economics, Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT)- a potential place of learning Economics. The Department of Economics is operated by a group of highly qualified faculty members. There are sixteen regular faculty members who are efficient both in quality teaching and doing research. The areas of research are diverse such as International Economics, Economic Development, Sustainable Development, Industrial Economics, Agricultural Economics, and so on.
Students are being prepared for the future with upgrading teaching methodologies and practicing software to do empirical research. The trained faculty members supervise the students in their report and project works in each semester. Students share their views in different aspects to the improvement of teaching learning procedure. The students have opportunities to perform different cultural activities. They also have opportunities to join several clubs of the university.
The department arranges study tour for the students to broaden their practical knowledge. The department also arranges several workshops, seminars and debate competitions on contemporary economic issues. To keep pace with the challenging Economic perspectives the department... Read More
About The Department
Economics is widely viewed as a leading social science in the world today. Economics is a field dealing with important and interesting subjects such as capitalism vs. socialism, management of inflation and unemployment, economic development of poor countries, pollution and global warming, energy policy, national defense, international trade and finance, social security, and many other specific government policies such as deregulation of electricity, the minimum wage, agricultural price supports, and rent control. Economics is highly regarded as a successful academic field which operates at the highest intellectual level. As a mark of significance, there is a Nobel Prize in Economic Science.
Economics is a dynamic field which is constantly expanding its scope. Along with this stream, BUBT introduces Environment and Development Economics as a specialized program...
History of the Department
History of the Department
Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT) established the Department of Economics as a separate discipline in 2007 in order to support higher studies in the field of economics. Initially, the department offered only M.Sc. in Economics program. It was launched in Fall 2007-2008 semester. Afterwards, the department offered B.Sc. (Hons.) in Economics program in Fall 2008-09 Semester. After one year, Department of Economics offered another program in the undergraduate level: B.Sc. (Hons.) in Environment and Development Economics (EDE) in the Spring Semester 2010. The founding Chairman of the department was Ms. Shamima Sultana, who held the chair from January 2008 to March 30, 2011. Afterwards, Mr. Muhammad Rabi Ullah was appointed The Chairman from April 1, 2012 to May 31, 2015. Mr. S. M. Woahid Murad has been working as Chairman of the department...
Mission and Vision of the Department
Mission and Vision of the Department
The key mission of the department is to offer educational opportunities to students for preparing them to be proficient citizens and professionals. After completing their studies, they will be able to do in-depth thinking and sovereign analysis. The department also aims to create manpower for developing the economy of Bangladesh. Faculty members of the department exhibit an incessant professional maturity in teaching, side by side, their expertise in applied and theoretical economics research.
With this broad ambition in view the following key principles have been laid down:
Emphasizing excellent teaching
Keeping class sizes small and personal
Utilizing latest technology in classes
Demonstrating capability through continuous professional development and research
Offering scholarship for meritorious students
Ensuring competent and...
Getting Around the Department
Department of Economics is located in the first building (6th to 8th floor) in the permanent campus of BUBT. The building (9 storied) is situated in Road#9. The building is flanked by some other departments, central library, cafeteria, etc. There are two lifts (one is for the faculty members and officers and The other is for the students) that run through the building for effective mobility. The sixth floor consists of classrooms, faculty room, etc. The department is under twenty four hour complete surveillance.
The department is comprised of the 6th, 7th and 8th floor respectively. The Chairperson’s office is in Room no. 701 which is also used as the faculty room and there are 2 digitized classrooms R#702 and R#703 on the 6th floor for the students of the department. All the notices regarding the university and student affairs are...
Resources and Facilities
The department has highly qualified teachers. They are regularly publishing their scholarly research papers in peer-reviewed national and international academic journals.
Air Conditioned, spacious and well-furnished classrooms are available for all the students. For effective teaching and learning, there are arrangements of multimedia, overhead projector, free Wi-Fi facility, computer facilities with econometric software and other scientific equipments. The university has two big air-conditioned and spacious libraries with sufficient textbooks, journals, and other materials. The students have the access to these libraries for studying and borrowing books for studies at home....
Notice: Moving Out of the LDCs: Strategies for Sustainable Graduation
Seminar on 07th May 2018
The Department of Economics, (BUBT), is gonging to organize a seminar on “Moving Out of the LDCs: Strategies for Sustainable Graduation” on 7th May, 2018 in the conference room of BUBT from 3.00 pm to 5.00 pm. The chief guest & keynote speaker of the seminar is Prof. Dr. Mustafizur Rahman, Distinguished Fellow, CPD.The Special Guest and the session chair are Prof. Dr. Shafique Ahmed Siddique, Chairman, BUBT Trust and Prof. Md Abu Saleh ,Vice Chancellor, BUBT respectively. All faculty members and some selected students of BUBT will attend the seminar.
The Department of Economics has arranged the farewell program for the students of 17th, 18th and 19th intakes of B.Sc. (Hons.) in Economics and EDE programs on 28th February, 2018 at hall room, permanent campus,BUBT. The program was chaired by the Chairman of the department Mr. Sirajul Islam. The Chief Guest of the program was Prof. Md. Abu Saleh, Vice-Chancellor, BUBT. The Special Guests of the Program were Prof. Mian Lutfar Rahman, Proctor and Chief Coordinator of Extra-Curriculum activities and Prof. Syed Anwarul Huq, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, BUBT. A stunning cultural program was arranged on that occasion.