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Abdur serves as CMC’s Chief Economist and is primarily responsible for global economic analysis and forecasting including creating client communications like quarterly newsletters, monthly economic update reports, interpretive news alerts, monthly client conference calls and public speaking engagements for CMC clients. He is actively involved in the development of the firm’s forecasted capital market assumptions, and is a professor of economics in the College of Business Administration at Marquette University. Abdur also serves on the Chicago Federal Reserve Board’s Academic Advisory Council.
Abdur has over 27 years of experience as an economist. He was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts from 1983-1989, and an Associate Professor of Economics at Marquette University from 1989- 2002. He taught at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand as a Senior Fulbright Scholar in 1995-1996. He was a visiting Professor at the School for Advanced International Studies at John Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. in 1996. He was a visiting Researcher at the World Institute for Development Economics Research of the United Nations in Helsinki, Finland in 1998 and 2001. He was a Consultant to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome, Italy in 1998-1999. He was a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Transition Economics for the Bank of Finland in 2002-2003 in Helsinki, Finland. Most recently he was the Chief Economist and Director, Economic Analysis Division for the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe in Geneva, Switzerland from 2003-2007. Abdur has been widely published in academic journals.
Abdur was educated at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh earning a B.A. (Honors) in 1976 and an M.A. in Economics in 1977. He earned an M.A. in 1981 and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Kentucky in 1983.
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