Murad Mamun, Tasnim

Research Intern
01/07/2022 to 30/09/2022
Biographical Statement 

Tasnim Murad Mamun was a research intern at UNU-CRIS, who worked under the supervision of Ilse Ruyssen on the nexus between climate change, migration and health (International Thematic Network CliMigHealth). He obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degree in Economics from Khulna University, Bangladesh. In his master’s thesis he analysed the economic cost of saline free drinking water in the coastal region of Bangladesh. Tasnim is following another master’s in Economic Policy at Central European University, Vienna. During his master’s he has completed quantitative courses especially ‘Impact evaluation: policy applications with R’. Besides, he experienced an academic mobility at Levy Economics Institute, New York to participate in the ‘Advanced certificate in inequality analysis’ program. Tasnim has published journal articles where he estimated household’s willingness to pay for disaster resilient safe drinking water sources and determined the optimal revenue generation by informal sector workers to initiate community-based health insurance in the context of Bangladesh.

During his three-month internship at UNU-CRIS, he focused on the role of alternative adaptation options (with particular attention for the role of irrigation) for climate migration.