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Md. Rabiul Islam

Not to be confused with: Md. Sayemul Islam

Personal Details

First Name:Md.
Middle Name:Rabiul
Last Name:Islam
RePEc Short-ID:pis90
Terminal Degree:2011 Department of Economics; Monash Business School; Monash University (from RePEc Genealogy)


Department of Economics
Monash Business School
Monash University

Melbourne, Australia
RePEc:edi:demonau (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Md. Rabiul Islam & Jakob Brochner Madsen & Hristos Doucouliagos, 2016. "Does Inequality Constrain the Power to Tax? Evidence from the OECD," Monash Economics Working Papers 29-16, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  2. Jakob Brochner Madsen & MD. Rabiul Islam & Hristos Doucouliagos, 2016. "Inequality, Financial Development and Economic Growth in the OECD, 1870-2011," Monash Economics Working Papers 18-16, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  3. Md. Rabiul Islam, 2010. "Human Capital Composition, Proximity to Technology Frontier and Productivity Growth," Monash Economics Working Papers 23-10, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  4. Madsen, Jakob & Islam, Md Rabiul & Ang, James, 2010. "Catching Up to the Technology Frontier: The Dichotomy between Innovation and Imitation," MPRA Paper 21701, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Md. Rabiul Islam, 2010. "Quality-adjusted Human Capital and Productivity Growth," Monash Economics Working Papers 48-10, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  6. Md. Rabiul Islam, 2009. "R&D Intensity, Technology Transfer and Absorptive Capacity," Monash Economics Working Papers 13-09, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  7. Kang Kook Lee & Md. Rabiul Islam, 2009. "Financial Development And Financing Constraints In A Developing Country - The Case Of Bangladesh," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 09-09, Monash University, Department of Economics.


  1. Islam, Md. Rabiul, 2018. "Wealth inequality, democracy and economic freedom," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 46(4), pages 920-935.
  2. Madsen, Jakob B. & Islam, Md. Rabiul & Doucouliagos, Hristos, 2018. "Inequality, financial development and economic growth in the OECD, 1870–2011," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 101(C), pages 605-624.
  3. Islam, Md. Rabiul & Madsen, Jakob B. & Doucouliagos, Hristos, 2018. "Does inequality constrain the power to tax? Evidence from the OECD," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 52(C), pages 1-17.
  4. Md. Rabiul Islam & Jakob B. Madsen, 2018. "Knowledge diffusion and agricultural development," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 49(2), pages 265-276, March.
  5. Jakob B. Madsen & Md. Rabiul Islam, 2016. "Exploring the widening food gap: an international perspective," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 47(6), pages 645-659, November.
  6. Islam, Md. Rabiul & Madsen, Jakob B., 2015. "Is income inequality persistent? Evidence using panel stationarity tests, 1870–2011," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 127(C), pages 17-19.
  7. Islam, Md. Rabiul & Madsen, Jakob B. & Raschky, Paul A., 2015. "Gold and silver mining in the 16th and 17th centuries, land titles and agricultural productivity," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 39(C), pages 150-166.
  8. Farhadi, Minoo & Islam, Md. Rabiul & Moslehi, Solmaz, 2015. "Economic Freedom and Productivity Growth in Resource-rich Economies," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 72(C), pages 109-126.
  9. Md. Rabiul Islam & James B. Ang & Jakob B. Madsen, 2014. "Quality-Adjusted Human Capital And Productivity Growth," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 52(2), pages 757-777, April.
  10. Mohammad Ziaul Hoque & MD. Rabiul Islam & Mohammad Nurul Azam, 2013. "Board Committee Meetings and Firm Financial Performance: An Investigation of Australian Companies," International Review of Finance, International Review of Finance Ltd., vol. 13(4), pages 503-528, December.
  11. Jakob B. Madsen* & Md. Rabiul Islam, 2012. "The Anatomy of the Asian Take-off," Institutions and Economies (formerly known as International Journal of Institutions and Economies), Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, vol. 4(2), pages 1-24, July.
  12. Lee, Kang-Kook & Islam, Md. Rabiul, 2011. "Financial Development and Financing Constraints in a Developing Country: The Case of Bangladesh," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 46(1), pages 41-67.
  13. Ang, James B. & Madsen, Jakob B. & Rabiul Islam, Md., 2011. "The effects of human capital composition on technological convergence," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 33(3), pages 465-476, September.
  14. Jakob B. Madsen & Md. Rabiul Islam & James B. Ang, 2010. "Catching up to the technology frontier: the dichotomy between innovation and imitation," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 43(4), pages 1389-1411, November.
  15. Islam, Md. Rabiul & Habib, Md. Wahidul & Khan, Md. Habib-uz-Zaman, 2004. "A Time Series Analysis of Finance and Growth in Bangladesh," Bangladesh Development Studies, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), vol. 30(1-2), pages 111-128, March-Jun.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 8 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (4) 2009-08-08 2009-10-10 2010-04-04 2010-11-06
  2. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (4) 2009-09-26 2010-09-18 2010-11-06 2017-01-01
  3. NEP-INO: Innovation (3) 2009-08-08 2009-10-10 2010-04-04
  4. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2009-08-08 2010-09-18
  5. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (2) 2017-01-01 2017-01-01
  6. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2009-08-08
  7. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2009-09-26
  8. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2009-09-26
  9. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (1) 2017-01-01
  10. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2017-01-01
  11. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2017-01-01
  12. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2017-01-01
  13. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (1) 2009-08-08


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