Khandaker Ahmed

Khandaker Ahmed

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Social Sciences

Faculty of Arts


Khandaker Jafor Ahmed is a Bangladeshi doctoral student in the Department of Geography, Environment and Population at the University of Adelaide (UoA), Australia. Jafor's research interest falls within the broader field of population and environment, with a special focus on human fertility. Given the academic qualification (Bachelor and Master's degree in Sociology) and research experience (as a Research Associate in the Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research at BRAC University, Bangladesh), his research seeks to explain the social impacts of climate change and natural disasters.

Khandaker Jafor Ahmed is a Bangladeshi doctoral student in the Department of Geography, Environment and Population at the University of Adelaide (UoA), Australia. Jafor's research interest falls within the broader field of population and environment, with a special focus on human fertility. Given the academic qualification (Bachelor and Master's degree in Sociology) and research experience (as a Research Associate in the Centre for Climate Change and Environmental Research at BRAC University, Bangladesh), his research seeks to explain the social impacts of climate change and natural disasters.

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Ahmed, K. J., Haq, S. M. A., & Bartiaux, F. (2019). The nexus between extreme weather events, sexual violence, and early marriage: a study of vulnerable populations in Bangladesh. Population and Environment.
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    2018 Haq, S. M. A., & Ahmed, K. J. (2018). Changes in Age at Marriage, Birth Order, and Fertility Preference: A Study on a Flood Prone Area in Bangladesh.. Romanian Journal of Population Studies, XII(1), 71-102.
    2018 Hussain, A. H. M. B., Endut, N., Das, S., Chowdhury, M. T. A., Haque, N., Sultana, S., & Ahmed, K. J. (2018). Does Financial Inclusion Increase Financial Resilience? Evidence from Bangladesh. Preprints.
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    2017 Haq, S., & Ahmed, K. (2017). Does the perception of climate change vary with the socio-demographic dimensions? A study on vulnerable populations in Bangladesh. Natural Hazards, 85(3), 1759-1785.
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  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2018 Ahmed, K. J., & Haq, S. M. A. (2018). Early marriage to cope with poverty: a study on vulnerable population to extreme events in Bangladesh. In M. S. U. Rahman (Ed.), Spatial Planning Practice in Bangladesh: Selected Papers from BPRC 2016. Dhaka, Bangladesh: A H Development Publishing House (AHDPH).
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2018 Ahmed, K. J., & Haq, S. M. A. (2018). How does the perceived risk of infant/child mortality influence fertility preference? A comparative study in Bangladesh.. In http://www.populationassociation.org/wp-content/uploads/Full-Program-PDF.pdf (pp. 101). Denver, Colorado.
    2017 Ahmed, K. J., & Haq, S. M. A. (2017). Is fertility preference related with the perception of risk of infant dying, landholding and family type? A comparative study on vulnerable populations to extreme weather events in Bangladesh. In https://iussp.confex.com/iussp/ipc2017/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/3822. Cape Town, South Africa.
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  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2017 - ongoing Member International Union of the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) France

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