The list of accepted paper announced (1st FIN-B International Conference)

1st International FIN-B Financial Inclusion Conference and Inclusion Fair 2019

Conference Dates: 30-31 July 2019, 
Venue3D Seminar Hall, Krishibid Institute, Farmgate, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Accepted Paper Announced



Sl. No. Paper Title Author Institutional affiliation
1 Ensuring Cost-effectiveness, Sustainability, and Financial Inclusion: Grameen Business model Golam Morshed Mohammed Assistant General Manager & Faculty Chief, International Programme Department, Grameen Bank, Dhaka.


2 Practical Approach to Defining Efficiency of Agent Banking System and Identifying Data Availability for the Efficiency Indicators for Bangladesh 1. Sadia Sultana

2.Saila Sarmin Rapti and

3.Nabila Fahria

1. Deputy Director, Monetary Policy Department, Bangladesh Bank. 

2. Assistant Director, Research Department, Bangladesh Bank.

3. Assistant Director, Monetary Policy Department, Bangladesh Bank. 

3 Ensuring Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities through Financial Inclusion: An Experimental Study on Sitakund Upazila, Chattogram Mohammed Arifur Rahman


Chief Executive, YPSA, Chattogram and PhD Fellow, Techno India University.
4 Enabling Piggyback Primary Health Care

and Education Support Services through Financial Inclusion.

1.Shajahan Bhuiya
2. Alamgir Khan 
1.Advisor, CDIP

2.Research and Publication Officer


5 Financial Inclusion Index at District Levels in Bangladesh:

A Distance-based Approach

1.Md Rashel Hasan, and

2.Md Ezazul Islam


1. Joint Director, Chief Economist’s Unit, Bangladesh Bank

2. General Manager of Chief Economist’s Unit, Bangladesh Bank

6 Regulatory and Policy Frameworks: Challenges and Opportunities for the Mobile Financial Services Sector in Bangladesh 1.Major General Sheikh Md. Monirul Islam (retd),

2.Tonoya Imam, 3.Shadman Jamal and

4.Md. Noor E Alam

Regulatory and Corporate Affairs Department, External and Corporate Affairs Division

bKash Limited, Dhaka


7 Promoting Digital Finance Innovations through Regulatory Sandbox in Bangladesh: The Next Steps. Galib Ibn Anwarul Azim Project Officer, UNCDF, Dhaka


8 Social Entrepreneurship for social and Financial Inclusion in Bangladesh:  Current Trends and Future Directions


Foyasal Khan


PhD Candidate,

Department of Economics, International Islamic University,Malaysia


9 Benefits and Deterrents of Digital Payments in Microfinance:

A Case Study from Bangladesh

Anitta Mankhin and Rajash Sarin
10 Technological Innovations, Agent Banking and Digital Financial Services for Financial Inclusion in Bangladesh Mr. Md. Arfan Ali President and Managing Director, Bank Asia Limited, Dhaka
11 Developing Financial Products for Vulnerable and Excluded Groups of Bangladesh: Policy and Regulatory Issues 1.Farhana Nargis, and

2. Shah. Md. Ahsan Habib

1.Research Fellow,

Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM), Dhaka.

2. Director Training, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM), Dhaka

12 Effect of Mobile Financial Services on Financial Inclusion in Bangladesh Nahid Akhter and M. A. Baqui Khalily


Senior Research Associate, Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM), Dhaka, and Former Professor of Finance Department, University of Dhaka and former Executive Director of InM.
13 Financial Inclusion for Working Street Children: A Demand Side Investigation Farah Muneer Senior Research Associate,
Institute for Inclusive Finance and Development (InM)
14 Financial Inclusion Landscape in Bangladesh: Strengths and Weaknesses 1.Dr. Md. Ezazul Islam

2.Mst. Nurnaher Begum            and
3.Raju Ahmed

1.General Manager, Chief Economist Unit

2.Deputy General Manager, Research Department, and 

3.Assistant Director , Chief Economist’s Unit, Bangladesh Bank.

15 Nexus between Bank-Based Financial Inclusion and Economic Growth in Asia: Do Size of Economy, Governance, Financial Crisis and Regulations Matter? 1.Dr. Prashanta Kumar Banerjee

2.Md. Zakir Hossain

1. Professor, Bangladesh Institute of Bank Management (BIBM), Dhaka.

2. Ph.D. Fellow, Accounting and Finance, University of Western Australia.