Siddiqur Rahman Osmani
Professor of Applied Economics
School of Economics and Politics, Room 03C13
Jordanstown Campus, Shoreroad Newtownabbey
Co. Antrim BT37 0QB
Phone: +44 (0)28 90366440
1974 MSc. Econ (with Distinction), London School of Economics
1978 PhD. Econ, London School of Economics
Erstwhile personal adviser to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on matters related to economic rights (from May 1999 to September 2001).
Member of the Advisory Board for the journals Development and Change and European Journal of Development Research. Associate editor of the journal Economics and Human Biology.
Member of the Research Advisory Panel for the South Asian Network of Economics Research Institutes (SANEI).
Fellow of the Human Development and Capability Association
- The Role of Employment in Promoting the Millenium Development Goals (Policy Library)
- Growth Strategies and Poverty Reduction (Policy Library)
Selected Publications:S. R. Osmani, "Participatory Governance and Poverty Reduction," in A. Grinspun (ed.), Choices for the Poor: Lessons from National Poverty Strategies. UNDP: New York, 2001.
S. R. Osmani, "Nepal and the Indian States of Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Rajasthan," in A. Grinspun (ed.), Choices for the Poor: Lessons from National Poverty Strategies. UNDP: New York, 2001.
S. R. Osmani, "On Inequality," in J. Blau (ed.), Blackwell Companion to Sociology. Blackwell: New York, 2001.
S. R. Osmani, "Growth and Poverty during Adjustment: The Lessons from Sub-Saharan Africa," in W. Mahmud (ed.), Adjustment and Beyond: The Reform Experience in South Asia. International Economic Association Conference Volume no. 128, Palgrave Publishers: Basingstoke, UK, 2001.
Specialization:Poverty, Nutrition, Income distribution, Growth and development
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2006