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Mobarak Hossain

DPhil in Social Policy

Mobarak Hossain is reading for the DPhil in Social Policy as a Barnett-Nuffield scholar. His research focuses on the inequality effect of institutional reforms in the education sector of developing countries using large-scale assessment and household survey data.

Before coming to Oxford, Mobarak worked with the research team of UNESCO's Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM Report) based in Paris and pursued a master's degree at Sciences Po Paris focusing on development and economic policy,  funded by Eiffel and Kuwait-Sciences Po programme scholarships.

Mobarak Hossain


Hossain, M. (2018). The Effects of Governance Reforms on School Supervision: An Analysis of Six Developing and Emerging Economies. In A. W. Wiseman, P. M. Davidson (Eds.). Cross-nationally Comparative, Evidence-based Educational Policymaking and Reform. International Perspectives on Education and Society, Volume 35, pp 127 – 160. Bingley: Emerald Publishing.