Research Interests

Matching Theory, Market Design, Mechanism Design, Game Theory, Financial Economics, Microeconomics.

Working Papers

Fair and Efficient Matching under Dichotomous Preferences.

Dynamic Matching under Dichotomous Preferences.

Research Experience

Research Assistant for Prof. Dr. Szilvia Pápai, Department of Economics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2023-Present

Research Assistant, CIRANO, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2022-2023

Completed the first chapter of my PhD thesis titled “Fair Maximum Matching Under Dichotomous Preferences.”

Working on the second chapter of my PhD thesis titled “Dynamic Matching under Dichotomous Preferences.”

Twelve (12) published research articles published before starting my PhD studies: see below or visit

Carried out a research project funded by the Government of Bangladesh, 2015-2016

Carried out a research project funded by the Institute for Research and Training (IRT), Southeast University, Dhaka, 2016-2017.

Research Articles (published)

Islam, M.S. (2019). Multiple borrowing and living standard: a study in Bangladesh. International Journal of   Economic Behavior and Organization, 7(1), 19-27.

Islam, M. S., and Hossain, M. E. (2017). The Long-run and Causal Relationship among Financial Development, Openness and Economic Growth in Bangladesh: An ARDL Bound Testing and Granger Causality Approach. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 8(18), 152-159.

Islam, M.S. (2017). Irrational Use of Drugs, Health Care Expenditure and Health Care Level in Bangladesh. International Journal of Health Economics and Policy, 2(4), 152-158.

Islam. M. S., Rabby, T.G., and Hakim. M. A. (2017). Misuse of Antibiotics and Potential Economic Loss in Bangladesh.  Journal of Resources Development and management, 36, 39-47.

Mahmud, K. T., Islam, M. S., Parvez, A., Haque, S. (2017). Impact of Fishery Training Programs on the Household Income of the Rural Poor Women in Bangladesh. Human Resource Management Research, 7(3): 97-101.

Noor, M. T., Islam, M. S., and Forid, S. (2017). Rohingya Crisis and the Concerns for Bangladesh. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 8(12), 1192-1196.

Khan, M., Islam, M. S., and Haque, S. (2017). Impact of Holy Artisan Attack on Restaurant Business in Bangladesh. Southeast University Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 02(01), 11-23.

Husain, S., and Islam, M. S. (2016). A Test for the Cobb Douglas Production Function in Manufacturing Sector: The Case of Bangladesh. International Journal of Business and Economics Research, 5(5), 149-154.

Rabby, T. G., Islam, M. S., and Shihab, M. A. (2016). The Role of MSMEs in Economic Development of Bangladesh. International Conference on Development of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Bangladesh: Sharing Asian Experiences. Southeast University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Husain, S., Yasmin, S., and Islam, M. S. (2015). Assessment of the Socioeconomic Aspects of   Street Vendors in Dhaka City: Evidence from Bangladesh. Asian Social Science, 11(26), 1-10.

Islam, M. S. (2014). Impact of Grameen Bank’s Micro Credit Program on the Living Standard of Rural Women: A Study of Bogra District. Development Compilation, 10(2), 95-108.

Islam, M. S. (2014). Role of Grameen Bank’s Microcredit in Employment and Empowerment of Rural Borrower-women in Bogra District. Southeast University Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 1(1), 60-74.