People Feature

Mobarak Hossain

DPhil in Social Policy

I am a DPhil candidate and my research focuses on education and labour market inequality and social mobility with particular attention to developing countries. My topics of interest also include mental well-being, youth and family dynamics. 

Publications

"Diffusing ‘de-standardisation’ reforms across educational systems in low- and middle-income countries: the case of the World Bank, 1965-2020." Sociology of Education. (Accepted)

"Does greater community involvement mean more parent-teacher interaction? Evidence from seven developing countries." International Journal of Educational Development 83 (2021): 102378. link  pre-print

"Gender differences in experiencing coronavirus-triggered economic hardship: Evidence from four developing countries." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 71 (2021): 100555. link  free access

"Unequal experience of COVID-induced remote schooling in four developing countries." International Journal of Educational Development 85 (2021): 102446. open access   pre-print

"COVID-19 and gender differences in mental health in low-and middle-income countries: Young working women are more vulnerable." SSM-Mental Health (2021): 100039. open access