Mehtabul Azam

Mehtabul Azam is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics at the Oklahoma State University and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Southern Methodist University, USA and M.A. in Economics from Delhi School of Economics, India.  His primary interests are in the field of labour and development economics. Specific topics of interests include skills, education, mobility, poverty and social protection, and programme evaluation. He also has contributed in many reports published by the World Bank. In 2005, he was invited by the Government of India to serve on the Prime Minister’s High-Level Committee on the Social, Economic and Educational Status of the Muslim Community in India.  More information about his research is available at the following website: https://sites.google.com/site/mehtabazam/home/research  

Content by Mehtabul Azam
  • Publication - Working Paper

    Assessing Teacher Quality in India (Working Paper)

    1 Nov 2014 | Mehtabul Azam, Geeta Kingdon

  • Project

    Defining teacher quality in India

    One of the important debates in education policy has been how to improve the educational achievement within schools. It has been increasingly recognized that one of the most important factors determining student achievement is teacher quality. The importance of highly qualified teachers is increasingly recognized in public policy. For example, in the US, there exist...

    1 Jan 2014 | Mehtabul Azam, Geeta Kingdon