Professor Dr. Md. Motaher Hossain received his Doctor of philosophy degree from University of Helsinki, Finland in consumer economics. He obtained Master of Business Administration from L. N. M. Institute of Economic Development and Social Change, Magadh University, India. He completed Bachelor of Science (Hons.) from Aligarh Muslim University, India.
As a postgraduate researcher Dr. Hossain has worked in various research projects with Professor Visa Heinonen, Professor Matti Peltonen, and Professor John Sumelius of the University of Helsinki. He has worked as a member of the ‘Transformation of the Consumer Society (KUMU)’ research group and ‘Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development Research Group (SARG)’ of University of Helsinki. Dr. Hossain published many articles as well as worked as a referee of different national and international journals. He attended many international conferences and presented research articles in the United Kingdom, China, Finland, and Japan. He has successfully supervised (degree awarded) two PhD students and, at present, supervising a few MPhil and PhD students. In addition to that, every year he supervises several BBA and MBA students.
Dr Hossain taught a full 5 credit course (Principles of Management) at the department of Economics and Management, University of Helsinki in the spring semester of 2010 and 2011, delivered lectures (jointly with other faculty members) in other two courses, and collaborated with other faculty members of the department of Economics and Management, University of Helsinki.
Dr. Hossain is actively contributing as a Senate Member of Jahangirnagar University since 2015. Dr. Hossain has served as the Secretary, Treasurer, Joint Secretary, and Executive Member of Jahangirnagar University Teachers' Association (JUTA) in different times. Dr. Hossain served as the chairman of the Provost Committee and the Provost of Begum Sufia Kamal Hall of Jahangirnagar University. He contributed much in the academic administration by serving as the Coordinator of weekend MBA program and the Director of Institute of Business Administration, Jahangirnagar University.
Dr. Hossain, as a student, served Bangladeshi Academic Forum in Finnish Universities in many capacities: vice-president, general secretary, and executive member. He was awarded different scholarships and grants: Ella and Georg Ehrnrooth Foundation grant, Kyosti Haatajan Foundation grant, Agricultural and Forestry Science Fund grant (University of Helsinki), Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation grant, Centre for International Mobility (CIMO, Finland) fellowship, Hans Bang Foundation Scholarship, Transformation of Consumer Society Graduate School (University of Helsinki) fellowship, University of Helsinki International Student Grant.
Consumption, and Consumer Economics
Hossain, Md. Motaher; Islam, K. M. Z; Masud, A. A.; Hossain, M. A.; and Jahan, Nusrat (2023) Antecedents and Consequences of Self-Disclosure in Subjective Well-Being: A Facebook Case with a Social Support Mediator, SAGE Open, Vol 13 (2). https://doi.org/10.1177/21582440231179925Hossain, Md. Motaher; Islam, K. M. Z; Masud, A. L; Biswas, S; and Hossain, Behavioral intention and continued adoption of Facebook: An exploratory study of graduate students in Bangladesh during the Covid-19 pandemic, Management,, Vol25, 2, pp.153-186, 2021.
Hossain, Md. Motaher; Islam, K. M. Z; Masud, A. L; Biswas, S; and Hossain, M A (2021) Behavioral intention and continued adoption of Facebook: An exploratory study of graduate students in Bangladesh during the Covid-19 pandemic, Management, Vol25 (2), pp.153-186. DOI: 10.2478/manment-2019-0078
Islam, K M Zahidul; Alam, Md. Badrul; and Hossain, Md. Motaher (2019) Impact of Credit Risk Management on Bank Performance: Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh, South Asian Journal of Management, Vol 26 (2), pp. 32 - 64.
Masud, Abdullah Al; Ferdous Rifat; and Hossain, Md. Motaher (2017) Corporate Social Responsibility Practices on the Productivity of Readymade Garments Sector in Bangladesh, Barisal University Journal (Part- 2), Vol. 1, pp. 5 – 18.
Hossain, Md. Motaher and Ferdous, Jannatul (2015) Customer Satisfaction of Some Selected Private Commercial Banks of Bangladesh, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Business Research, Vol. 17, pp. 27– 38.
Hossain, Md. Motaher; Islam, K. M. Zahidul; and Khan, Habib Md. Arif (2015) Decision Making Process for Fast Moving Consumer Goods: An application of Consumer Style Inventory, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Marketing, Vol. 3, pp. 49 - 62.
Hossain, Mohammad Sawkat and Hossain, Md. Motaher (2015) Analysis of the Factors Influencing Investors’ Decision: A case study of Dhaka stock exchange, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Business Research, Vol. 17, pp. 39 – 60.
Reza, Ruthi; Islam, K. M. Zahidul; Hossain, Md. Motaher; and Bhuiyan Md. Nazmul Hasan (2015) Relative Inefficiency in the Market Pricing for Companies Listed under the Book-building Process and Subsequent Free-fall, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Finance & Banking, Vol. 3, pp. 1 - 16.
Hossain, Md. Motaher and Choudhury, Abu Hanif (2014) Service Gap Analysis of Private Commercial Banks in Bangladesh, Jahangirnagar University Journal of Business Research, Vol. 16, pp. 49 - 60.
Hossain, Md. Motaher and Suchy, Nusrat Jahan (2013) Influence of Customer Satisfaction on Loyalty: A Study on Mobile Telecommunication Industry, Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 9, Issue 3, pp. 73 – 80.
Karlson, Ingrid and Hossain, Md. Motaher (2012) ‘Voluntary Instruments and Sustainable Consumption’ in Karlsson, Ingrid and Ryden, Lars (Ed), pp 294 – 301. Rural Development and land Use. Uppsala: Uppsala University (Sweden).
Sumelius, John; Bäckman, Stefan; Kahiluoto, Helena; Rötter, Reimund; Nyairo, Newton; Valkila, Joni; Parviainen, Tuulikki; Islam, K.M. Zahidul; Hossain, Md. Motaher; Tenaw, Shimelles and Rose, Ingutia (2012) ‘Option to promote sustainable agricultural systems and food security in changing climate’ in Lapka, Miloslav; Eva Cudlinova, James S. Rikoon (Ed), pp. 95 – 105. Towards an Environmental Society: Concepts, Policies, Outcomes. Prague: Karolinum Press.
Hossain, Md. Motaher (2011) LEKTIO Consumption in Rural Bangladesh: Households, Lifestyles, and Identities, Kulutustutkimus.Nyt, Vol.6, Issue 1 (1/2011), pp. 81-85.
Hossain, Md. Motaher (2011) Consumption in Rural Bangladesh: Households, Lifestyles, and Identities. Helsinki, Unigrafia Oy (University of Helsinki Press).
Hossain, Md. Motaher (2010) The emerging consumer culture in Bangladesh: everyday life and festivals in rural areas, Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 6, Issue 3, pp. 488- 497.
Hossain, Md. Motaher (2010) Changing consumption patterns in rural Bangladesh, International Journal of Consumer Studies, Vol. 34 Issue 3, pp.349-356.
Hossain, Md. Motaher (2010) Role of technology in consumption and everyday life in rural Bangladesh, Technology in Society, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pp.130-136.
Hossain, Md. Motaher; Henonen, Visa; and Islam, K.M. Zahidul (2008) Consumption of foods and food stuffs processed with hazardous chemicals: a case study of Bangladesh, International Journal of Consumer Studies, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp.588-595.
Islam, N. I.; Arefin, K; and Hossain, Md. Motaher (2005) Small Business Financing: Problems and Overcoming Strategies, Journal of Business Research, Vol.7, pp. 91-102.
Hossain, Md. Motaher and Khaled, Md. Sarowar (2003). A study on Growth of Insurance in Bangladesh: 1990-2001, The Jahangirnagar Review Part II, Vol. XXVII, pp. 129-139.
Hossain, Md. Motaher and Khaled, Md. Sarowar (2003). Effect of World Trade Organization on the Performance of Trade in Bangladesh, Journal of Business Research, Vol.5, pp. 53-63.
|Course Code||Course Title||Semester/Year|
|BUS 504||Managerial Economics||BBA/MBA|
|BUS 512||Operations Management||BBA/MBA|
|MKT 507||Marketing Research||Spring 2022|
|BUS 501||Strategic Management||MBA 1st Semester|
|BUS103||Business Mathematics||1st semester 1st year|
Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C.) Science Group;First Division.
Higher Secondary Certificate (H.S.C.) Science Group;First Division.
Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Mathematics (subsidiary: Physics and Statistics) First Division.
Master of Business Administration (MBA); First Class.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Consumer Economics
Period: From 11 January 2016
Position: Chairman, Provost Committee
Period: From 01 July 2020
Period: From 12 April 2018
Position: Adjunt Faculty Member
Period: 2010 - 2011
Period: From 01 January 2007 to 31 March 2011
Position: Coordinator of weekend MBA program
Period: From 01 June 2013 to 04 September 2015
Period: From 04 September 2015 to 03 September 2018