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

About

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. 

Professional Background

Dr. Sakib Mahmud teaches sustainable management and economics at the School of Business and Economics. Dr. Mahmud is affiliated and teaches both at undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Wisconsin System based online Sustainable Management programs. Currently, he is serving as the Academic Director of the Sustainable Management Undergraduate Program. Dr. Mahmud is a member of the UW-Superior campus Sustainability Workgroup. He is also one of the members of the Steering Committee of the Regional Economics Indictors Form (REIF) work group. Dr. Mahmud’s research intertest is in applied economics with focus on climate change adaptations, environmental and natural resource economics, and sustainability.

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.   

Awards & Honors

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

Faculty Senate Member, representing School of Business and Economics (SBE), 2019-present (nominated)

 

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 
  • REIF Steering Committee Member, 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

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

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Mahmud, Sakib
Fall Semester 2020

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 12, 2020 11:45 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2020
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
SMGT - Sustainable Management
1340SMGT 115Env Science and Sustainability
View Books for this Class
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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
  
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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.
1356SMGT 235Econ in Society/Sustainability
View Books for this Class
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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    13 of 20 open
  
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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.
1353SMGT 250Sustain Agriculture & Food Sec
View Books for this Class
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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    15 of 20 open
  
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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.
1341SMGT 310Ecology and Sustainability
View Books for this Class
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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
  
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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.
2073SMGT 325Natural Resource Management
View Books for this Class
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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    15 of 20 open
  
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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.
2074SMGT 335Mgmt- Env Information System
View Books for this Class
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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    15 of 20 open
  
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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.
2094SMGT 410Corp Social Respons & Sustain
View Books for this Class
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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
  
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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.
1343SMGT 495Sustainable Mgmt Capstone
View Books for this Class
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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    19 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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.
1346SMGT 720Applied Research and TBL
View Books for this Class
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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
  
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
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.