Media

  1. Business Standard, May 12, 2022. “Meet the Yale professor who anchors his research in Bangladesh and scales up interventions globally.”
  2. Business Standard, April 3, 2022. “Bangladeshi Economist from Yale Dr. Mushfiq’s masterclass arranged by YPF.”
  3. The Financial Express, April 1, 2022. “Seasonal poverty and migration.”
  4. The Financial Express, March 29, 2022. “Seasonal poverty drives rural migration.”
  5. The Daily Star, March 29, 2022. “Cash support can help poor in lean season Say experts.”
  6. Business Standard, March 28, 2022. “Monga eradication claim not entirely true: Yale University prof.”
  7. The News, March 27, 2022. “Economists present development discourses, critiques at IBA.”
  8. The Daily Star, March 21, 2022. “Seasonal migration useful in some places.”
  9. VOA Bangla, February 21, 2022. “সাক্ষাতকারঃ আহমেদ মুশফিক মোবারক”
  10. Gothamist, February 14, 2022. “Masks work, even for kids. But sometimes science isn’t enough.”
  11. Yale School of Management, January 3, 2022. “WHO Cites Yale SOM Research in New Mask Guidelines.”
  12. World Health Organization, December 22, 2021. “COVID-19 infection prevention and control living guideline: mask use in community settings.”
  13. The New York Times, November 20, 2021. “When Can the Covid Masks Finally Come Off?”
  14. The Star, November 16, 2021. “The battle against airborne COVID has shifted. Why your mask is the last layer of defence.”
  15. Newswire, October 10, 2021. “Face masks for COVID pass their largest test yet.”
  16. Cayman Compass, October 2, 2021. “Study: Surgical masks more effective than cloth.” 
  17. The New York Times, September 26, 2021. “We Did Research: Masks Work, and You Should Choose a High Quality Mask if Possible.” 
  18. DW News, September 15, 2021. “Masks update: How effective are face masks in stopping the spread of viruses?”
  19. Science The Wire, September 13, 2021. “‘End of the Debate’: Trials finds Masks Do Prevent Spread of COVID-19.”
  20. Yale News, September 13, 2021. “First randomized trial on masking affirms efficacy, Yale study says.”
  21. The Economist, September 11, 2021. “A big study in Bangladesh finds simple ways to encourage mask use.”
  22. Business Insider, September 11, 2021. “The US ranks second highest among high-income countries in terms of vaccine hesitancy, one chart shows.”
  23. Anchorage Daily News, September 10, 2021. “We conducted the largest study on masks and COVID-19: They work.”
  24. HeraldNet, September 10, 2021. “Comment: Study shows masks work, widespread use is possible.”
  25. The Washington Post, September 9, 2021. “We conducted the largest study on masks and COVID-19: They work.”
  26. The Science Times, September 9, 2021. “Face Masks Guaranteed Shield Against COVID-19; But Which Is More Effective Between Surgical and Cloth Covering?”
  27. Nature, September 9, 2021. “Face masks for COVID pass their largest test yet.”
  28. The World, September 6, 2021. “Randomized study of mask-wearing illustrates their importance in preventing the spread COVID-19.”
  29. Salon, September 5, 2021. “Surgical masks work very well in preventing spread of COVID-19, biggest ever study finds.”
  30. The Atlantic, September 4, 2021. “The Masks Were Working All Along.”
  31. The Economist, September 3, 2021. “Real-world evidence shows face masks reduce covid-19’s spread.”
  32. The Daily Star, September 3, 2021. “Mask a must, finds largest study of its kind by Stanford Medicine and Yale researchers.”
  33. The Daily Mail, September 1, 2021. “Study of 340,000 people in Bangladesh finds that masks ARE effective at preventing spread of Covid.”
  34. Yale Insights, September 1, 2021. “In a First, Randomized Study Shows That Masks Reduce COVID-19 Infections.”
  35. NBC News, September 1, 2021. “Largest study of masks yet details their importance in fighting Covid-19.”
  36. The Washington Post, September 1, 2021. “Massive randomized study is proof that surgical masks limit coronavirus spread, authors say.”
  37. myRepública, August 16, 2021. “Nepal Mask Campaign launches with the slogan ‘Let’s wear masks, let’s save each other’s lives.'”
  38. ilPost, August 15, 2021. “Si fa presto a dire ‘no vax'”
  39. WAMU, August 13, 2021. “A Study In Bangladesh Tripled The Rate Of Mask-Wearing. Can It Help In The U.S.?”
  40. Yale School of Management, July 28, 2021. “Yale SOM-Led Mask-Promoting Initiative in the Developing World Draws Major Donors and Government Support.”
  41. The National News, July 27 2021. “Covid-19: Anti-vaccine sentiment lesser in poorer countries than wealthy.”
  42. infostart, July 26, 2021. “Már tudni, kik oltatnák be magukat leginkább.”
  43. Nature, July 22, 2021. “COVID vaccines have higher approval in less-affluent countries.”
  44. Yale Insights, July 20, 2021. “Send Vaccines Where People Want Them: Developing Nations.”
  45. UNB, July 16, 2021. “HLPF 2021: Masud Bin Momen catches onto data as the ‘new/next oil.”
  46. Dhaka Tribune, July 15, 2021. “Brac’s efforts to mask up Bangladesh could be game-changer.”
  47. BRAC, July 13, 2021. “COVID-19: Update from Asif Saleh.” (Twitter)
  48. Time, July 13, 2021. “Contraceptive Access May Not Be as Life-Changing for the World’s Poorest Women as Previously Thought, According to a New Study.”
  49. Cayman Compass, July 4, 2021. “Economist warns of ‘build, build, build’ mentality.”
  50. Arab News, June 30, 2021. “Punjab authorities kick off ‘NORM’ campaign to increase mask-wearing.”
  51. Dhaka Tribune, June 24, 2021. “World Bank: Improving productivity, technology adoption crucial to boost exports.”
  52. The Daily Star, June 17, 2021. “Covid-19 Response: Creating a lasting legacy of collaboration across South Asia.”
  53. Nepali Times, June 17, 2021. “What can we do till vaccines arrive?”
  54. Dawn, June 17, 2021. “Creating a lasting legacy of collaboration across South Asia.”
  55. The Indian Express, June 17, 2021. “Countries in South Asia must learn from each other in fight against Covid.”
  56. The Financial Express, June 11, 2021. “Face mask distribution, healthcare compliance motivation needed.”
  57. Dhaka Tribune, June 11, 2021. “Study: Effective campaign, free distribution can triple mask usage.”
  58. The Daily Star, June 10, 2021. “Funds abundant, but ministry can’t spend.”
  59. Dhaka Tribune, June 1, 2021. “Brac to distribute 13 million masks in 35 high-risk districts.”
  60. Nepali Times, June 7, 2021. “After lockdown, we will need masks more than ever.”
  61. Times of India, May 26, 2021. “How Delhi can turn the tide in see-saw battle.”
  62. Prothomalo, May 26, 2021. “মাস্ক পরার অভ্যাস গড়তে দৃষ্টান্ত হয়ে উঠছে বাংলাদেশ.”
  63. The Financial Express, May 23, 2021. “DNCC adapts the “NORM” model for normalizing mask use.”
  64. The Daily Star, May 21, 2021. “Changing mask-wearing norms is no easy task, but it is possible.”
  65. Nepali Times, May 21, 2021. “3-pronged strategy to save Nepal from Covid-19.”
  66. The Indian Express, May 21, 2021. “Study identifies interventions that encourage mask wearing.”
  67. The Washington Post, May 21, 2021. “What would persuade South Asians to get vaccinated against covid-19?”
  68. Business Standard, May 15, 2021. “Covid-19 crisis: India draws lessons from Bangladesh’s mask study.”
  69. Vox, May 13, 2021. “Here are the most effective ways to donate to help India.”
  70. Bdnews24, May 13, 2021. “DNCC, Young Bangla team up to run pandemic mask campaign.”
  71. The Daily Star, May 11, 2021. “DNCC teams up with Young Bangla to encourage mass use of masks.”
  72. Dhaka Tribune, May 8, 2021. “Study: Polite intervention more effective than punishment to encourage mask wearing.”
  73. Yale Insights, May 7, 2021. “Study in Bangladesh Identifies Keys to Encouraging Mask-Wearing.”
  74. Business Standard, May 5, 2021. “With fears of huge death toll, masks remain key defense in Covid-19 war.”
  75. Yale Insights, April 13, 2021. “Skilled Workers Flee from Polluted Cities, Hampering Economic Growth.”
  76. New Scientist, March 24, 2021. “Global vaccine hesitancy declining…”
  77. Best Practice nordic, March 15, 2021. “Faldende levestandarder under COVID-19-kristen.”
  78. Foreign Policy, March 9, 2021. “Saving Lives Saves Livelihoods.”
  79. Yale Insights, March 8, 2021. “How COVID-19 Is Making Gender Inequality Worse in Low-Income Countries – and What to Do About It.”
  80. ADP, March 1, 2021. “How countries around the world are tackling the pandemic slump.”
  81. The Colin McEnroe Show, March 1, 2021. “Voter Suppression Bills; Covid-19; And, Deb Haaland.”
  82. The Financial Express, February 28, 2021. “Household surveys indicate dwindling living standards in developing countries due to Covid-19.”
  83. Scientific American, February 23, 2021.“الفقراء ينامون «دون عشاء» بسبب وباء كورونا”
  84. The New Yorker, February 22, 2021. “Why Does the Pandemic Seem to be Hitting Some Countries Harder Than Others?”
  85. NPR, February 18, 2021. “What A 30,000-Person Survey Reveals About Day-To-Day Life In The Pandemic.”
  86. Vox, February 9, 2021. “A survey of 30,000 households reveals Covid-19’s economic toll in the developing world.”
  87. Sinc, February 8, 2021. “La pandemia amenaza a millones de hogares de países en desarrollo con caer en la pobreza.”
  88. SciTechDaily, February 5, 2021. “COVID-19 Pandemic Caused “Staggering” Economic, Human Impact in Developing Countries.”
  89. Financial Times, February 5, 2021. “Poorest countries suffering “staggering” hardship during virus.”
  90. YaleNews, February 5, 2021. “Pandemic erodes living standards in developing countries, study shows.”
  91. Scientific American, February 5, 2021. “The Pandemic Has Caused a Steep Decline in Living Standards.”
  92. Thomson Reuters Foundation News, February 5, 2021. “Cash injection urged to help poor fight COVID-19 during vaccine wait.”
  93. FE Outreach, January 30, 2021. “Benefits and costs of social distancing in rich and poor countries.”
  94. Open Democracy, January 21, 2021. “COVID-19 is pushing migrants back to their home countries.”
  95. The Financial Express, December 7, 2020. “Sustaining Bangladesh’s growth.”
  96. WhiteBoard, December 1, 2020. “Getting all Bangladeshis to wear masks.”
  97. VOA Bangla, November 16, 2020. “রোহিঙ্গা নির্যাতন অর্থনৈতিক লক্ষ্য অর্জনে পরিকল্পিত ঘটনা.”
  98. Yale Daily News, November 16, 2020. “Faculty discuss what the United States can learn from African nations’ COVID-19 response.”
  99. CNN, November 3, 2020. “Opinion: What the US can learn from how African countries handled Covid.”
  100. Fortune, November 2, 2020. “We could tackle COVID under an effective leader. Trump is not that leader.”
  101. Yale News, October 28, 2020. “Yale International Relations Associations hosts ‘Election Reflection.'”
  102. Berkeley News, October 27, 2020. “COVID-19 and forced displacement in the global south.”
  103. Business Recorder, October 23, 2020. “An Interview with Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Professor of Economics – Yale University.”
  104. Yale Insights, September 23, 2020. “Seeking Scalable Solutions to Poverty.”
  105. The Financial Express, September 17, 2020. “Summit explores solutions to Covid-19 challenges.”
  106. BID Mejorando vidas, July 22, 2020. “Los migrantes temporales, un grupo especialmente vulnerable ante el COVID-19”
  107. Dhaka Tribune, July 15, 2020. “Bangladesh Voluntary National Reviews held along with side even on accelerating post Covid-19 recovery.”
  108. Dhaka Tribune, July 15, 2020. “Bangladesh for data revolution in UN for Covid-19 response, recovery.”
  109. Gruntstuff, July 3, 2020. “Fear stopping Rohingya from getting tested as coronavirus hits refugee camps.”
  110. UNI-WIDER, June 30, 2020. “Seminar: Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak on responding to COVID-19 in developing countries.”
  111. The Economist, June 18, 2020. “Covid-19 raises the risks of violent conflict.”
  112. Wheeler Institute Blog, June 16, 2020. “Developing countries need to take their own approach when reacting to COVID-19.”
  113. New York Times, June 16, 2020. “This Country Fought Ebola. It May Beat Another Disease.”
  114. Dhaka Tribune, June 16, 2020. “DT Webinar: Will e-learning be the new normal?”
  115. Nepali Times, June 13, 2020. “Measuring the human cost of lockdown.”
  116. Foreign Policy, June 8, 2020. “For the Rural Poor, the Coronavirus Crash Isn’t Here Yet.”
  117. Dawn, June 6, 2020. “Pakistan among pioneers of ‘smart lockdown’ approach, says PM Imran.”
  118. WKZO, June 5, 2020. “Fear stops Rohingya getting tested as virus hits refugee camps.”
  119. KFGO, June 5, 2020. “After Pakistan’s lockdown gamble, COVID-19 cases surge.”
  120. The Economist, May 23, 2020. “Covid-19 is undoing years of progress in curbing global poverty.”
  121. devex, May 20, 2020. “Using Google’s data to monitor social distancing.”
  122. YaleNews, May 19, 2020. “Yale leaders talk about COVID-19: FAS Dean of Social Science Alan Gerber.”
  123. The Indian Express, May 15, 2020. “Recover and shield: An approach that capitalises on realities of the virus and virtues of India.”
  124. VOA Bangla, May 15, 2020. “জীবন বাঁচানোর যুদ্ধে বেকার হয়ে পড়ছেন কোটি কোটি মানুষ!”
  125. tcs, May 11, 2020. “The Pandemic Paper: Professor Mushfiq Mobarak at The Cambridge Union.”
  126. The Asian Age, May 10, 2020. “Strategy of Bangladesh to face coronavirus.”
  127. VOX EU, May 7, 2020. “The value of social distancing is not equally distributed”
  128. VOA Noticias, May 7, 2020. “¿Trabajar o quedarse en casa?, un nuevo dilema.”
  129. Spiegel Politik, May 7, 2020. “Egal, was sie tun, Menschen werden sterben.”
  130. Dhaka Tribune, May 7, 2020. “a2i to launch technology for zakat fundraising to provide community relief.”
  131. DAWN, May 7, 2020. “Lives not worth saving.”
  132. El País, May 3, 2020. “La decisión más difícil: confinamiento o ingresos.”
  133. Financial Times, April 30, 2020. “Africa’s Covid-19 response is a glimpse of how things could be different.”
  134. Blueprint, April 30, 2020. “COVID-19 and new ways of life.”
  135. The Nigerian Observer, April 30, 2020. “Post COVID-19: Support for informal sector priority for economic recovery – Osinbajo.”
  136. Vanguard, April 30, 2020. “Osinbajo says Nigeria’s population challenge in fight against coronavirus.”
  137. The Sangai Express, April 30, 2020. “Lockdown and livelihood.”
  138. Virtual Conference Africa, April 30, 2020. “This Isn’t the West – How Africa’s Informal Sector Reacts to COVID-19 – Virtual Conference.”
  139. Washington Post, April 29, 2020. “Will Trump’s name on stimulus checks help win him votes in November?”
  140. The Guardian Nigeria, April 29, 2020. “COVID-19: Support for informal sector a priority, says Osinbajo.”
  141. VARSITY, April 29, 2020. “First fully digital Union debate explores global lockdown strategies.”
  142. VOA Bangla, April 25, 2020. “করোনা ভাইরাস মোকাবেলায় শক্তভাবে কাজ করার আহবান ইয়েল অধ্যাপক ড. আহমেদ মুশফিক মোবারক.
  143. Berlingske, April 25, 2020. “Nedlukning er en luksus, de fattige ikke har råd til.”
  144. Berlingske, April 23, 2020. “Snart skal du lære et nyt begreb: »Karantænerelaterede dødsfald«. Den dårlige nyhed er, at de stiger.”
  145. Cambridge Union, April 23, 2020. “TH Backs Global Governments’ Lockdowns”
  146. Ekattor TV, April 23, 2020. “বাসায় থাকি – পর্ব ১০। সঞ্চালনায় নবনীতা চৌধুরী। কথা বললেন নোবেল জয়ী অর্থনীতিবিদ অভিজিৎ ব্যানার্জি”
  147. Business Weekly, April 23, 2020. “Cambridge Union debates pandemic lockdowns online tonight”
  148. Dhaka Tribune, April 21, 2020. “Will we survive the Great Lockdown?”
  149. The Washington Post, April 20, 2020. “Lockdowns will starve people in low-income countries”
  150. Der Standard, April 19, 2020. “Arme Länder kopieren die Corona-Strategie von reichen. Das könnte ein großer Fehler sein”
  151. The Arab Weekly, April 19, 2020. “Tough choices for decision makers”
  152. Hindustan Times, April 19, 2020. “Lockdowns work better for rich nations: Study”
  153. Vox, April 18, 2020. “The devasting consequences of coronavirus lockdowns in poor countries”
  154. BBC World News, April 17, 2020. “Why Sierra Leone could be a model for poorer countries responding to the coronavirus pandemic”
  155. Market Watch, April 17, 2020. “Emefiele’s Post COVID-19 Marshall Plan for Nigeria – Trick or Treat?”
  156. Foreign Policy, April 10, 2020. “Poor Countries Need to Think Twice About Social Distancing”
  157. Dhaka Tribune, April 6, 2020. “Responding to Covid-19 in the developing world”
  158. Fortune India, December 31, 2019. “Bangladesh: The economic miracle of the year”
  159. Foreign Policy, December 9, 2019. “The Nobel Winners in Economics Are On The Right Track”
  160. Dhaka Tribune, December 4, 2019. “Half of displaced Rohingyas faced a near-death experience in Myanmar
  161. Barta24, December 3, 2019. “Political cooperation needs for solving Rohingya problem
  162. Business Standard, December 3, 2019. “Large numbers of Rohingyas, locals suffer from depression: CBPS
  163. United News of Bangladesh, December 3, 2019. “Counting on political support to resolve Rohingya crisis: Minister
  164. The Economist, November 14, 2019. “Why people should leave the countryside”
  165. J-PAL, September 4, 2019. “Information and enforcement to reduce overfishing”
  166. Livemint, August 23, 2019. “How to make micro credit schemes work”
  167. The Indian Express, August 31, 2019. “Explained: What ails the existing microcredit model”
  168. Yale Insights, July 17, 2019. “Study Leverages Peer Effects to Encourage Adoption of Hygienic Latrines 
  169. Foreign Policy, July 4, 2019. “Instead of Bringing Jobs to the People, Bring the People to the Jobs”
  170.  Yale Insights, April 26, 2019. “Can the Microcredit Model be Improved?”
  171. Wfuv.org, January 7, 2019. “Why this charity has stopped asking for money”
  172. Derstandard.at, December 20, 2018. “The other side of shopping maddness: My dilemma with the used clothes containers
  173. Vox.com, December 10, 2018. “Scaling up good ideas is really, really hard – and we’re starting to figure out why”
  174. Vox.com, November 29, 2018. “A charity just admitted that its program wasn’t working. That’s a big deal.
  175. Evidence Action Blog, November 19, 2018. “Why (and when) we test at scale: No Lean Season and the quest for impact”
  176. Yale Insights, November 6, 2018. “Experiment to Save an Endangered Fish Holds Lessons for Policymakers
  177. Yale Daily News, September 16, 2018. “Yale research coalition works to combat poverty”
  178. Yale News, August 31, 2018. “Y-RISE initiative enlists faculty expertise in fight against poverty
  179. New Haven Independent, June 13, 2018. “A&I Panel: Immigration Boosts The Economy
  180. Yale School of Management, June 12, 2018. “MBA Students Confront Gender Disparities in the Workplace”
  181. fin24.com, May 31, 2018. “Cities as a poverty-alleviation tool
  182. The Economist, March 22, 2018. “How Bangladesh vanquished diarrhoea
  183. The Economist, January 25, 2018. “Bangladesh experiments with a new approach to poverty alleviation
  184. Dhaka Tribune, January 20, 2018. “How Less Than $20 Can Ensure Food Security in Bangladesh
  185. Yale Insights, January 18, 2018. “Can a Bus Ticket Prevent Seasonal Hunger?
  186. Bloomberg, January 3, 2018. “How Governments Can Move People to Jobs
  187. Dhaka Tribune, January 2, 2018. “Bangladesh’s real deal
  188. NPR – Goats and Soda, December 28, 2017. “Want To Help Someone In A Poor Village? Give Them A Bus Ticket Out”
  189. Vox.com, November 28, 2017. “These are the charities where your money will do the most good
  190. NPR – Goats and Soda, November 27, 2017. “On #GivingTuesday, How To Get The Most Bang For Your Charity Buck
  191. Voxdev.org, November 21, 2017. “The path to scale: Replication, general equilibrium effects, and new settings
  192. VoxDev.org, November 14, 2017. “The path to scale: From randomised control trial to scalable programme
  193. Reuters, August 28, 2017. “Can Technology help Bangladesh end mass arsenic poisoning?”
  194. MacMillian Report, May 3, 2017. “Breaking the hunger cycle in Bangladesh
  195. Yale Insights, March 30, 2017. “Does Immigration Create Jobs?”
  196. Financial Times, March 7, 2017. “Breaking the hunger cycle for the price of a bus ticket
  197. The Daily Star, Bangladesh, July 28, 2016. “Terrorist attacks to take toll on business prospects
  198. Prothom Alo, July 23, 2016. “??????????-????-???-?????-????????” (“Terrorism is a big risk for business”)
  199. The Financial Express, July 19, 2016. “Monga and Seasonal Migration
  200. The Financial Express, July 18, 2016. “Buyers should invest more for RMG workplace safety.”
  201. Prothom Alo, July 17, 2016. “?????-??????-????-???????-????-????-????-????” (“Providing Work Opportunities is what Changes the Lives of the Poor”)
  202. The Economist, May 7, 2016. “How to spend it
  203. Prothom Alo, Bangladesh, April 6, 2016. “How to Overcome Hungry Season
  204. The Financial Express, Bangladesh, April 5, 2016. “Smart ways to fight poverty and provide economic opportunity
  205. The Daily Star, Bangladesh, March 28, 2016. “Helping Farmers in the Lean Season
  206. International Growth Centre Blog, August 4, 2015. “Manufacturing growth and the lives of Bangladeshi Women
  207. Yale Alumni Magazine, Jul/Aug 2015. “Sweatshops opening the door to change
  208. DNA India, May 26, 2015. “Tackling open defecation
  209. Ideas for India, May 13, 2015. “Encouraging household investment in sanitation
  210. Hindustan Times (India), April 28, 2015. “Bring it all in from the open”
  211. Marilyn Stowe (United Kingdom), April 27, 2015. “Factory work gives Bangladeshi women choices outside marriage
  212. The Statesman, April 22, 2015.“Open defecation reduced by 22% in Bangladesh: Study
  213. Humanosphere, April 21, 2015. “To get people to build toilets, turn to subsidies
  214. Ars Technica, April 20, 2015. “Money and education both needed to give toilet use a big boost
  215. Science 2.0, April 18, 2015. “Sometimes Subsidies are Needed: Sanitation is One of Those Times
  216. Science Magazine, April 17, 2015. “For toilets, money matters
  217. Voice of America, April 16, 2015. “Subsidies to Poor Increase Toilet Access, Researchers Find
  218. Medical Xpress, April 16, 2015. “Subsidies Key in Improving Sanitation, New Study Finds
  219. CBS News – MoneyWatch, April 8, 2015. “The Economic Allure of a more open Iran
  220. Dhaka Tribune, March 29, 2015. “Study: RMG Jobs Help Lower Child Marriage Rate
  221. Il Giornale (in Italian), December 5, 2014. “LabExpo, a Milano la gionata della scienza per un future diverso
  222. Milano Today (in Italian), December 5, 2014. “‘E’ possibile un futuro diverso a partire da Expo 2015?’: laboratorio presso l’Università degli Studi di Milano il 5 dicembre
  223. Newsfood (in Italian), December 4, 2014. “Dal Simposio all’Ultima Cena: il cibo secondo Lab Expo, Fondazione feltrinelli, Milano
  224. Dhaka Tribune, November 7, 2014. “Dialogue on Promoting Sanitation Held
  225. Ideas for India, September 15, 2014. “Increasing Tax Compliance through Social Recognition
  226. Live Mint & The Wall Street Journal, September 15, 2014. “Tax Compliance and Social Acclaim
  227. Financial Times – beyondbrics Blog, September 12, 2014. “Bangladeshi Girls Doing Better Thanks to.. Garment Factories
  228. Live Mint & The Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2014. “Why Manufacturing can be an Effective Tool for Gender Empowerment
  229. Daily Sun, July 11, 2014. “Call for Framing Policy to Promote Sanitation
  230. NPR – Morning Edition, April 24, 2014. “After Bangladesh Factory Disaster, Efforts Show Mixed Progress Radio Show
  231. Bloomberg BusinessWeek, April 24, 2014. “For Bangladeshi Women, Factory Work is Worth the Risks
  232. Prothom Alo (in Bengali), April 10, 2014. “Taxation Pressures on Homeowners
  233. MacMillian Report, November 13, 2013.  “Changing Behaviors in Developing Countries
  234. Voice of America, November 5, 2013. “Foreign Students Boost US Innovation
  235. Bangkok Post, TheMagazine, November, 2013. “Worker Woes
  236. Phys.org, October 31, 2013. “US policy should encourage highly skilled, foreign Ph.D. students to stay, study finds”  Also in: Homeland Security News Wire.
  237. Bloomberg, October 6, 2013. “World Bank Urges Poor Countries to Manage Risk to Unlock Growth
  238. Indian Express, August 29, 2013. “Washing it up for Hygiene
  239. The World, June 28, 2013. “US Ends Trade Privileges to Bangladesh Following Garment Factory Disasters
  240. Public Radio International, June 28, 2013, “US Ends Trade Privileges to Bangladesh Following Garment Factory Disasters” (The World)
  241. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, May 14, 2013. 11 radio interviews with affiliate stations in Ottawa, Waterloo, Saskatoon, Thunder Bay, Moncton, Corner Brook, Winnipeg, Kelowna, Regina, Vancouver
  242. BBC World Service and Public Radio International, May 14, 2013. “Changing Women’s Lives in Bangladesh’s Garment Factories” (The World)
  243. Public Radio International, May 13, 2013. “My $10 T-shirt: A Conversation about Ethical Fashion” (‘The World’)
  244. CBS Radio, Seattle, USA, May 10, 2013, “Survivor Pulled from Rubble in Bangladesh” (Luke Burbank Show)
  245. NPR – All Things Considered, May 9, 2013. “Bangladesh’s Powerful Garment Sector Fends Off Regulation
  246. New York Times, Editorial, May 4, 2013. “Worker Safety in Bangladesh and Beyond
  247. HuffPost Live, April 10, 2013 “America’s Visa Problem
  248. Science, Science Careers, March 1, 2013. “Live from D.C., It’s High Skilled Immigration Reform
  249. VoxEU, April 28, 2013. “International Graduate Students are Critical to Scientific Discovery.”
  250. Science, Science Careers, February 20, 2013. “Seek Quality, not Quantity, Experts Say
  251. WNPR (Connecticut Public Radio), February 19, 2013, “Where We Live: Immigration Reform
  252. New York Times, Economix, February 12, 2013. “Immigration and Innovation
  253. The Straits Times, December 20, 2012.  “Bangladesh Factory Fire Sparks Calls for Change.”, also on USA China Daily
  254. The Times of London, Higher Education, December 13, 2012, “The Benefits of Immigration on the Lab: More Papers and Citations
  255. Ideas for India, November 16, 2012. “Formally insuring the informally insured
  256. LiveMint & The Wall Street Journal, November 15, 2012. “Formally insuring the informally insured
  257. Hartford Courant, November 12, 2012. “Have Storms Irene and Sandy Tarnished Life At The Beach?
  258. UBM’s Future Cities, November 9, 2012, “Researcher Wants to Boost Toilet Training
  259. Ideas for India, September 24, 2012. “How to keep more girls in school? Lessons from Bangladesh
  260. The Straits Times, Singapore, August 20, 2012, “Garment Sector Sparks Change in Bangladesh
  261. Weekly Shaptahik, Bangladesh, August 2, 2012. “Interview with Professor Mushfiq Mobarak” (in Bangla)
  262. Wired Science News, August 17, 2012, “Sure, We Can Build a Better Toilet. But Will People Use It?”
  263. The Financial Express, Bangladesh, July 17, 2012. “Ecological Problem Poses Risk to Monga Reduction: Economists.”
  264. The Daily Star, Bangladesh, July 17, 2012.  “New Pockets of Poverty Emerging: Study
  265. The Daily Star, Bangladesh, July 16, 2012. “RMG growth boosts female school enrollment: Two economists tell the success story.”
  266. NPR, July 2, 2012, “Cleaner, ‘Greener’ Cookstoves Need Better Marketing in Bangladesh
  267. Yahoo! India, June 30, 2012. Modern cookstoves ‘unaffordable to rural Bangladeshi women’,” (also appeared on: NewsTrakIndiaIndiaVision, Kenya Star, NetIndia123.com, and Asian News International)
  268. The Wall Street Journal, India, June 24, 2012, “A Visit to the Potty Lab”, and slideshow: “In Search of Toilet Perfection
  269. The Economist, May 12, 2012. “Hope Springs a Trap: An Absence of Optimism Plays a Large Role in Keeping People Trapped in Poverty.
  270. Financial Express Bangladesh, December 30, 2011, “Seasonal Migration Can Ease Seasonal Famine in Rural Bangladesh.
  271. Thomson Reuters, July 20, 2011. “Cookstove Offsets Pass Taste Test” Point Carbon News
  272. Financial Express Bangladesh, May 11, 2011, “NBR to Launch Research Study
  273. Times of India, December 19, 2010. “Odds Many, but we shall overcome
  274. New York Times, Economix, July 21, 2010. “Garment Factories, Changing Women’s Roles in Poor Countries,”

  Other Appearances:

  1. Moneyish.com, January 9, 2018. “Is one of the world’s most widely used financial metrics–GDP–sexist?
  2. Yale Daily News, September 12, 2017. “Go Forth and Do the Most Good”
  3. Yale School of Management YouTube Channel, September 1, 2017. “Myth-Busting Evidence on the Economic Benefits of Immigration”
  4. WFSB 3 Connecticut, June 30th, 2017. “CT leaders discuss impact of refugees on state economy
  5. Poets and Quants, April 16, 2015. “2015 Best 40 Under 40 Professors: Mushfiq Mobarak, Yale School of Management
  6. Using Evidence from Randomized Evaluations to Inform Policy Seminar at ICIMOD, October 31, 2014. “Strategies to Increase Adoption of Welfare-Improving Products & Behaviors in Developing Countries”
  7. Asia Times Online, May 3, 2013. “Bangladesh disaster can be costly lesson”
  8. New York Times, July 18, 2010. “Bangladesh, With Low Pay, Moves In on China”
    Also covered in: International Herald Tribune and the Financial Chronicle (India).
  9. Rural Centro Brazil, March 20, 2011. “Yale’s Students and Rural Extension
  10. New York Times, March 2, 2011. “Microcredit Pioneer Ousted, Head of Bangladeshi Bank Says
  11. Appearance on TV Talk Show “Road to Democracy” as panelist, RTV Bangladesh, March 2010.

 Blog Coverage:

  1. DUCSU Law and Politics Review Blog, January 7, 2020. “Manufacturing Growth and the Lives of Bangladeshi Women
  2. IPA Blog, November 29, 2017. “New IPA-Evaluated Idea Joins GiveWell’s List of Most Effective Charities“, and talk by Professor Mushfiq Mobarak about the No Lean Season Program.
  3. Givewell.com, November 2017. “Evidence Action’s No Lean Season
  4. The GiveWell Blog, November 27, 2017. “Our top charities for giving season 2017″
  5. Devex.com, November 27, 2017. “2 new organizations make GiveWell’s list of top charities
  6. Y Combinator Blog, November 27, 2017. “No Lean Season (YC W17) Named GiveWell Top Charity
  7. Athena Infonomics, November 17, 2017. “Ending Open Defecation in Rural India: Re-thinking our ‘Subsidy Policy’ and ‘Swacchagrahi Strategy’
  8. The GiveWell Blog, February 3, 2017. “Why we’re considering No Lean Season as a potential 2017 top charity
  9. Earth Institute, Columbia University, April 8, 2016. “Report Charges ‘Nepotism and Neglect’ on Bangladesh Arsenic Poisoning,” State of the Planet Blog
  10. Evidence Action, February 6, 2015. “No Lean Season: Testing the Path to Scale”
  11. Environmental Governance Institute, April 15, 2013. “Malawi: Adopting New Technologies through Effective Social Networking”
  12. Royal Economic Society, December 2012. “Visa Restrictions on Students Hold Back Innovation”
  13. Development Impact, November 4, 2012. “Some promising-ish news on rainfall insurance”
  14. IPA Blog, October 21, 2012. “The Pros and Cons of Understandable Research”
  15. Chris Blattman, November 13, 2011. “How to encourage girls to school?  Aid or industry”
  16. Development Impact, May 24, 2011. “Let my people go…but busfare certainly helps: seasonal migration in Bangladesh”
  17. Economic Logic, January 19, 2010. “Borrowing constraints and (seasonal) famines”