Dr. Sakib Mahmud

Dr. Sakib Mahmud
Dr. Sakib Mahmud
Sakib Mahmud Dr. Sakib Mahmud
Associate Professor, SMGT/Economics & Academic Director, SMGT
office. Erlasnson Hall 305C
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Most recent degrees:

2011 - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – Economics - University of Wyoming, USA – Dissertation/thesis topic: Essays on the Private Defensive Strategies against Storm Damages given the Presence of Public Programs and Natural Storm Protection Barriers

2002 - Master of Arts (M.A.) - University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada

2000 - Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Economics (Major) and Finance (Minor) - North South University, Bangladesh

Academic background:

Dr. Sakib Mahmud joined the School of Business and Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Superior as an Assistant Professor of Sustainable Management and Economics fall of 2012. Dr. Mahmud is also affiliated with the Sustainable Management program, which is offered in collaboration between four (4) University of Wisconsin campuses and the University of Wisconsin-Extension's Division of Continuing Education, Outreach, and E-learning, at Madison, Wisconsin. Prior to this appointment, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor for the academic year 2011-2012 at the Department of Economics of the University of Montana. He received his doctoral degree in economics from the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Wyoming in 2011. He completed his degree in M.A. in Economics from the University of British Columbia (UBC) of Canada in 2002.

Research interests:

Dr. Mahmud's research specializations include applied microeconomics with applications on issues related to environmental and resource economics, sustainable management, development economics, and behavioral economics. He also has research interests on teaching and learning by focusing on how to develop interest, increase attention, and motivate students through different learner-centered classroom techniques. He is also willing to work with students on any societal issues of importance, such as, economics of education, gender and race discrimination, sports economics, economics of crime, health care, globalization and international trade, etc.

Non-academic interests:

Dr. Mahmud loves to read books on non-fictions and watch critically acclaimed movies on mysteries and thrillers, science-fictions, and movies that are based on true and inspirational stories. During his free time, he enjoys playing sports and visiting places with his family. He likes to play acoustic guitar, and a fan of good pop, rock, and classical music.    

Notable awards:

Dr. Mahmud received numerous professional grants during his academic career. He was the recipient of the 2014-2015 Wisconsin Teaching Fellow under the University of Wisconsin System. Most recently, in year 2018, he was awarded faculty development grants to present his scholarly work in professional conferences. Since spring 2015, Dr. Mahmud is serving as a member of the National Bank of Commerce-sponsored Regional Economic Indicators Forum (REIF) (view REIF Faculty Research Staff) to perform research to develop long-term study of economic indicators that covers 15 counties in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Dr. Mahmud is also serving as the Academic Director for the Sustainable Management Undergraduate program offered through the University of Wisconsin system from spring 2015.

Notable University and Community Services:

Planning and Budgetary Council (PBC) 

  • Secretary and Member, Planning and Budgetary Council (PBC), University of Wisconsin-Superior, 2016-2019 (nominated for the 2nd time) 
  • Member, Planning and Budgetary Council (PBC), University of Wisconsin-Superior, 2013-2016 (nominated for the 1st time) 

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) 

  • Co-facilitator, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Homegrown Program, 2017-present.

Wisconsin Economic Association (WEA) Board 

  • Vice President, 2018-present (nominated) 
  • Supporting Board Member, 2014-2018 (nominated) 

Regional Economic Indicators Forum (REIF) 

  • Regional Economics Faculty Research Staff, Regional Economic Indicators Forum (REIF), performing research to develop and provide updates on current and future economic indicators that covers economies of 15 counties in Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin. The Semi-Annual REIF event is organized in collaboration with the National Bank of Commerce, the College of St. Scholastica, and University of Minnesota-Duluth, 2015-present 

Almanac North, WDSE WRPT, Public Broadcasting Services (PBS), Duluth, MN 

  • Regional Economics Panelist, 2015-present  

Diversity Leadership Committee, Northern Lights Elementary School, Superior 

  • Member, 2014 – present 

Duluth News Tribune and the Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) 

  • Contributor (Occasional) to news articles on Economic topics affecting Twin Ports, 2016-present” 

Areas of knowledge:

Applied Microeconomics, Environmental & Resource Economics, Behavioral Economics, Health Economics, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Economics, Ecological Economics, Industrial Organization, Sustainable Development/ Management, Climate Change Economics

Selected Publications

Mahmud S. and Hassan, G. (2018), “Are remittances a source of finance for private adaptation strategy? Evidence from the Cyclone Sidr hit regions in southern Bangladesh,” in Center for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA) Working Paper Series, Crawford School of public Policy, Australian National University, Vol. 61/2018.

Mahmud S. and Hassan, G. (2018), “Public Programs and Remittances Influence on Private Storm-Protection Actions: Is Crowding-out Effect Most Likely Outcome?,” in Proceedings and Paper Abstracts of the 2018 Western Economic Association International (WEAI), Vancouver, Canada, June 26-30, 2018. 

Mahmud, S. and Barbier, E.B. (2016), "Are private defensive expenditures against storm damages affected by public programs and natural barriers? Evidence from the coastal areas of Bangladesh," Environment and Development Economics, Volume 21, Issue 6, pp. 1–22.

Simkins, Z., Mahjabeen, R., and Mahmud, S. (2016), "Integration of Undergraduate Research into Economics General Education Courses," Council of Undergraduate Research (CUR) Quarterly, Winter Issue, Volume 38, Number 2, pp. 11-18.

Mahmud, S. (2016), "Incorporating Ecosystem Services of a Natural Capital for Relative Valuation of Households’ Storm-inflicted Health Outcomes under Optimal Defensive Strategies: A Case Study Analysis of the Coastal Areas of Bangladesh," 26th Annual Minnesota GIS/LIS Consortium Conference & Workshops, Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC), Duluth, Minnesota.

Mahmud, S. (2015), "What Works Best to Motivate Students in a General Education Introductory Economics Course,” in proceedings and abstracts of the 2015 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Commons Conference, Savannah, Georgia, March 25-27, 2015.

Haque, A.K.E., Brander, L., Akter, S., Abdallah, W., and Mahmud, S. (2013). “The Environmental and Social Impacts of Flood Defenses in Rural Bangladesh,” Chapter 14 in P. J.H. van Beukering, E. Papyrakis, J. Bouma, and R. Brouwer (eds.). Nature's Wealth: The Economics of Ecosystem Services and Poverty. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge and New York, pp. 296-314.

Presentations

Almanac North, January 11, 2019

Almanac North, January 6, 2017

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Mahmud, Sakib
Fall Semester 2019

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of August 19, 2019 1:30 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2019
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
SMGT - Sustainable Management
1499SMGT 115Env Science and Sustainability
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    12 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
2118SMGT 235Econ in Society/Sustainability
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    11 of 20 open
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
2114SMGT 250Sustain Agriculture & Food Sec
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    9 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
2116SMGT 305Climate Change & Sustainab
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    12 of 20 open
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1502SMGT 310Ecology and Sustainability
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    16 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
2119SMGT 335Mgmt- Env Information System
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    17 of 20 open
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1505SMGT 370Log,Supply Chain Mgmt and Sust
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    17 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
2117SMGT 435Intl Development and Sustain
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    14 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1507SMGT 495Sustainable Mgmt Capstone
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    20 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $440 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
1511SMGT 740Economics of Sustainability
View Books for this Class
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $740 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.
MU1 3.00  Online    15 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/03/2019 - 12/20/2019
Department Consent Required
Online course. Admission to Sustainable Management program or permission of SMGT program director required. Special tuition rate of $740 per credit, Tuition is not part of the plateau.