Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Major Professors: Steve Miller and Trey Malone
Area of Specialization: Development Economics
Kazi Oishi grew up in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. She has an Honor's and a coursework-based Master's degree from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. After some freelance research assistantship work after graduation, she went on to be officially employed as a Research Associate in an economics-based research firm. She worked there for a year, providing research support to large-scale projects in the form of data collection and subsequent analysis. She was involved in projects like assessing the impact of the influx of Rohingya refugees in certain districts of Bangladesh and reviewing the existing trade treaties of Bangladesh and current trade negotiation capacities of different government agencies. Being from a developing country where agriculture has crucial importance to the economy, Kazi Oishi feels a keen interest to build herself as an insightful researcher in the field of agricultural economics with a focus on development. In her spare time, Oishi likes to read, write short pieces of fiction, and discover and learn new music.