Muzaffar Ahmed (economist)

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Muzaffar Ahmad
Native name মোজাফ্‌ফর আহমেদ
Born (1936-03-27)27 March 1936
Kolkata, India
Died 22 May 2012(2012-05-22) (aged 76)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Resting place Azimpur Graveyard, Dhaka
Nationality Bangladeshi
Institution University of Dhaka
Alma mater University of Chicago
Awards Ekushey Padak

Muzaffar Ahmad (27 March 1936 – 22 May 2012) was a Bangladeshi economist and an emeritus professor at the Institute of Business Administration of the University of Dhaka.[1] He received his PhD from the University of Chicago. He was also the Chairman of the Trustee Board of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).[2] Ahmed was awarded the Ekushey Padak by the Government of Bangladesh in 2008.[3]

Ahmed was also associated with an organization called "Sushashoner Jonno Nagarik", popularly called "Sujon," which promotes good governance.[3] He was also one of the most prominent environmentalists in Bangladesh.


  • Ahmed, Muzaffar; Sobhan, Rehman (1980). Public enterprise in an intermediate regime: a study in the political economy of Bangladesh. Bangladesh: Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies. OCLC 773118575. 
  • Ahmed, Muzaffer (1981). Organizational framework, institutional relationships and management of public industrial enterprises: conference proceedings. New York: United Nations Industrial Development Organization. OCLC 10426398. 
  • Ahmed, Muzaffer (2002). Investing in ourselves: giving and fund raising in Bangladesh. Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank. ISBN 9789715614498. 

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  1. ^ "Prof Muzaffer Ahmad passes away". Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Dhaka still on bottom rung of graft index". Financial Express. October 27, 2010. Retrieved July 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Prof Muzaffar laid to rest". Financial Express. May 24, 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2012.