Mir Obaidur Rahman is a Professor of Economics at the United International University, a leading private university in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A graduate from the University of Dhaka, he holds an M.A. in Development Economics from Williams College, Massachusetts, USA and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA with concentration in Econometrics and International Economics. Mir Rahman is a prolific writer and contributes in Daily Sun on different socio-economic issues. He haspublication on international finance and open economy macroeconomics in reputed academic journals.