Farzana Hossain is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests are in the fields of environmental and development economics with a particular focus on the economic consequences of climate change in developing countries. In her current projects, she uses Indian data and investigates the direct and indirect consequences of floods on the manufacturing sector; the impact of high temperatures on the informal economy; and the spillover effect of extreme rainfall on the welfare of rural agricultural households.
Previously, Farzana worked as a Lecturer at the University of Dhaka and East-West University in Bangladesh. She completed her Master in Economics at the University of Melbourne, and M.S.S & B.S.S (honours) in Economics at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
For more information, please visit her personal website.