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Personal Details

First Name: Syed
Middle Name: M.
Last Name: Ahsan

RePEc Short-ID: pah72

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Working papers

  1. Syed Abdul Hamid & Syed M. Ahsan & Afroza Begum & Chowdhury Abdullah Al Asif, 2014. "Inequity in Formal Health Care Use: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh," Working Papers 28, Institute of Microfinance (InM).
  2. Syed Abdul Hamid & Syed M. Ahsan, 2014. "Disease-specific Impoverishment Impact of Out-of-Pocket Payments for Health Care: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh," Working Papers 27, Institute of Microfinance (InM).
  3. Syed M. Ahsan & Syed Abdul Hamid & Shubhasish Barua & Mohammad Rifat Haider & Chowdhury Abdullah Al Asif, 2013. "Micro Health Insurance in Bangladesh: Innovations in Design, Delivery and Distribution Channels," Working Papers 17, Institute of Microfinance (InM).
  4. Syed M. Ahsan & Syed Abdul Hamid & Shubhasish Barua, 2012. "Utilisation of Formal Health Care and Out-of-Pocket Payments in Rural Bangladesh," Working Papers 13, Institute of Microfinance (InM).
  5. Ahsan, Syed M & Mahmud, Minhaj, 2011. "Microinsurance: The Choice among Delivery and Regulatory Mechanisms," MPRA Paper 50286, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised Jul 2013.
  6. Ahsan, Syed M. & Barua, Shubhasish & Tax, Jaimie, 2010. "Toward an efficient and sustainable Microinsurance market: The regulatory perspective," MPRA Paper 35816, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. Syed M. Ahsan & Shubhasish Barua, 2010. "Health Risks in Bangladesh: Can Microinsurance Prevent Vulnerability to Poverty?," Working Papers 3, Institute of Microfinance (InM).
  8. Syed M. Ahsan & Shubhasish Barua & Jaimie Tax, 2010. "Toward an Efficient and Sustainable Microinsurance Market: The Regulatory Perspective," Working Papers 2, Institute of Microfinance (InM).
  9. Syed M. Ahsan, 2010. "Microinsurance, Poverty & Vulnerability: A Concept Paper," Working Papers 1, Institute of Microfinance (InM).
  10. Syed M. Ahsan & Panagiotis Tsigaris, 2008. "The Efficiency Loss of Capital Income Taxation under Imperfect Loss Offset Provisions," CESifo Working Paper Series 2203, CESifo Group Munich.
  11. Jaideep Oberoi & Syed Ahsan, 2003. "Inequality, Well-being and Institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean," CESifo Working Paper Series 846, CESifo Group Munich.
  12. Syed M. Ahsan & Panagiotis Tsigaris, 2003. "Choice of Tax Base Revisited: Cash Flow vs. Prepayment Approaches to Consumption Taxation," CESifo Working Paper Series 983, CESifo Group Munich.
  13. Syed Ahsan & Panagiotis Tsigaris, 2002. "Measuring the Social Discount Rate under Uncertainty: A Methodology and Application," CESifo Working Paper Series 824, CESifo Group Munich.
  14. Ahsan, Syed M., 2001. "Institutional Framework and Poverty: A Transition Economy Perspective," Working Paper Series UNU-WIDER Research Paper , World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  15. Syed M. Ahsan & Peter Tsigaris, . "The Design of a Consumption Tax under Capital Risk," EPRU Working Paper Series 97-11, Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.
  16. Syed M. Ahsan & Panagiotis Tsigaris, . "The Public Discount Rate and the Uncertain Budgetary Flows," EPRU Working Paper Series 98-21, Economic Policy Research Unit (EPRU), University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics.


  1. Syed M. Ahsan & Panagiotis Tsigaris, 2011. "The Utility Compensated Effects of a Wage Tax on Human Capital and Consumption Decisions," Public Finance Review, , vol. 39(4), pages 571-593, July.
  2. Syed M. Ahsan & Panagiotis Tsigaris, 2009. "The Efficiency Loss of Capital Income Taxation under Imperfect Loss Offset Provisions," Public Finance Review, , vol. 37(6), pages 710-731, November.
  3. Syed Ahsan & Peter Tsigaris, 1998. "The design of a consumption tax under capital risk," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 68(1), pages 53-78, February.
  4. Syed M. Ahsan, 1990. "Risk-Taking, Savings, and Taxation: A Re-examination of Theory and Policy," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 23(2), pages 408-33, May.
  5. Ahsan, Syed M., 1989. "Choice of tax base under uncertainty : Consumption or income?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 99-134, October.
  6. Ahsan, Syed M & Kwan, Andy C C & Sahni, Balbir S, 1989. "Causality between Government Consumption Expenditure and National Income: OECD Countries," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 44(2), pages 204-24.
  7. S. Ahsan, 1988. "Book Review: Modern Theory of Public Finance," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 23(1), pages 139-140, January.
  8. Ahsan, Syed M. & Sahni, Balbir S., 1987. "La relation entre les dépenses et les recettes publiques dans une économie régionale : le Québec, 1955-82," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 63(4), pages 295-310, décembre.
  9. Ahsan, Syed M, 1983. "Professor Baumol and the Social Rate of Discount-A Comment," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 38(3), pages 459-64.
  10. Ahsan, Syed M., 1980. "The Marglin-McFadden-Mishan debate on public investment criteria : Some Clarifications," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 14(2), pages 133-144.
  11. Ahsan, Syed M, 1977. "Relative Risk-Aversion and the Demand for Cash Balances," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, vol. 32(3), pages 769-74, June.
  12. Ahsan, Syed M, 1977. "A Comment on Consumption Decisions under Uncertainty," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 45(5), pages 1289-90, July.
  13. Ahsan, Syed M, 1976. "Progression and Risk-Taking: A Further Note," Public Finance = Finances publiques, , vol. 31(3), pages 427-35.
  14. Ahsan, Syed M., 1976. "Taxation in a two-period temporal model of consumption and portfolio allocation," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 5(3-4), pages 337-352.
  15. Ahsan, Syed M, 1975. "A Note on Capital Gains Exemption and Risk Taking," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 89(1), pages 151-53, February.
  16. Ahsan, Syed M, 1974. "Progression and Risk-Taking," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 26(3), pages 318-28, November.

NEP Fields

2 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (1) 2004-05-02. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2004-05-02. Author is listed
  3. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2004-08-02. Author is listed
  4. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2004-08-09. Author is listed


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