Boise State | Economics
Samia Islam is an associate professor in the Department of Economics at Boise State University. Prior to finishing her Ph.D. and moving to Boise, Islam served as a research assistant at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies and later at the Power and Participation Research Center in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Islam's primary research focus at present is on urban economic issues, including entrepreneurship, subjective well-being, urban transportation, traffic safety and economic policy analysis. She has also served on several Boise city and Treasure Valley urban planning committees.