Jinat Jahan Khan

A Data & Society affiliate, Jinat Jahan Khan is a senior research assistant at the BRAC James P. Grant School of Public Health. Previously, she was a research associate at DataSense, where she contributed to projects like the Fairwork Bangladesh Report 2022. Her other studies explored the potential role of employer and business membership organizations (EBMOs) in the gig economy, and the working conditions of women in platform-based work.

Jinat received the best paper award under the theme of labor market and employment at the South Asian Economics Students’ Meet in 2023. The paper focused on the determinants of farmer empowerment and employment in major agriculture sectors in Bangladesh. Jinat is a recipient of the Female Champions Fellowship, a collaboration between the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Centre for Research and Development. Her fellowship research focused on the financial literacy of social sciences students at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She completed her honors and master’s in economics at the University of Dhaka.

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