Dr. Sushil Ranjan Howlader was Professor of the Department of Economics of University of Dhaka from 1995 to 1998 and thereafter became professor of the institute of health Economics of University of Dhaka, Dhaka. He was the founder Director of the Institute of Health Economics of University of Dhaka and worked as Director from 1998 to 2005 and again from 2007 to 2010 (July). He is also the former Director of the Bureau of Economic Research, University of Dhaka. Dr. Howlader has retired as Professor from the University of Dhaka on 30 June, 2017. However, he is still actively involved as honorary Professor in the teaching and research activities of the Institute of Health Economics, University of Dhaka.
Dr. Howlader has considerable experience in social science research. He is the author or co-author of several books, a number of monographs and research reports, numerous articles in journals and chapters in edited books, and a good number of seminar papers. Another book is going to be published shortly.