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Student Research Assistants

Md Shah Naoaj

Md Shah Naoaj is a graduate student in NYU’s Department of Economics and a Graduate Research Assistant at NYU Stern's DHL Initiative on Globalization. His research interests include international economics, financial crises, financial sector development, income and inequality, and monetary policy. 

Before studying at NYU, Mr. Naoaj served the Central Bank of Bangladesh as a Deputy Director and International Monetary Fund as an Economist. He graduated from the University of Dhaka with MBA and BBA in Finance. He is also a CFA Charterholder. While at the Central Bank, he was a part of a team overseeing Bangladesh's financial sector development issues and conducting relevant research. At the IMF, he was a Brunei Article IV mission team member and co-authored several papers and briefs on central bank communication, natural disasters, and financial deepening.

Previous Student Research Assistants

  • Justin Melnick (2020-2021)
  • Ahsan Usmani (2019-2021)
  • Ryan Li (2021-2022)