Mohammad Arshad Rahman

PhD (University of California, Irvine)

Associate Professor, Department of Economic Sciences

Research Interest



  • PhD, Economics, University of California, Irvine, 2013
  • M.S., Statistics, University of California, Irvine, 2011
  • M.A., Economics, University of California, Irvine, 2009
  • M.A., Economics, Delhi School of Economics, 2006
  • B.Sc., Economics Hons., St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, 2004



  • "Bayesian Analysis of Multivariate Sample Selection Models Using Gaussian Copulas", with Phillip Li, Advances in Econometrics, Volume 27, 269-288, 2011

  • "Binary and Ordinal Data Analysis in Economics: Modeling and Estimation", with Ivan Jeliazkov, Mathematical Modeling with Multidisciplinary Applications, edited by X.S. Yang, JohnWiley & Sons Inc, 2012.

  • "Quantile Regression using Metaheuristic Algorithms", International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, Volume 3, Nos. 3/4, 205-233, 2013.

  • “Bayesian Quantile Regression for Ordinal Models, Bayesian Analysis,11(1),1−24, 2016.

  • “To Drill or Not to Drill? An Econometric Analysis of US Public Opinion,” with Deep Mukherjee, Energy Policy, 91, 341−351, 2016.


  • "Social Science Merit Fellowship", University of California, Irvine, USA (2008 - 2013)

  • Summer Research Fellowship, Department of Economics, UC Irvine, USA (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)

  • Summer Stipend/Research Travel Grant, Dept. of Economics, UC Irvine, USA (2009, 2010)

  • "All India Post-Graduate Scholarship", University of Delhi, India

  • "Analyst Accolade Award" for work on Cluster Analysis, Hewlett Packard



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