Peer reviewed

Hossain, Mobarak. (2022). Diffusing "destandardization" reforms across educational systems in low- and middle-income countries: the case of the World Bank, 1965 to 2020. Sociology of Education. Open access

  • Barnett Prize for Best Paper, Department of Social Policy and Intervention, University of Oxford.


Hossain, Mobarak. (2021). Does Greater Community Involvement Mean More Parent-Teacher Interaction? Evidence from Seven Developing Countries. International Journal of Educational Development, 83, 102378. link pre-print


Hossain, Mobarak. (2021). Gender Differences in Experiencing Coronavirus-Triggered Economic Hardship: Evidence from Four Developing Countries. Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 71, 100555. link free access


Hossain, Mobarak. (2021). Unequal Experience of COVID-Induced Remote Schooling in Four Developing Countries. International Journal of Educational Development, 85, 102446. open access pre-print


Hossain, Mobarak. (2021). COVID-19 and gender differences in mental health in low- and middle-income countries: Young working women are more vulnerable. SSM - Mental Health, 100039. open access

  • Graduate Student Paper Award, Sociology of Mental Health Section, American Sociological Association.

Book chapters

Hossain, Mobarak. (2018). The Effects of Governance Reforms on School Supervision: An Analysis of Six Developing and Emerging Economies. Pp. 127-160 in Cross-nationally Comparative, Evidence-based Educational Policymaking and Reform, edited by Alexander W. Wiseman and ‪ Petrina Davidson‬. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing.‬ link

Policy papers

Hossain, Mobarak. (2017). The State of Accountability in the Education Sector of Bangladesh: A Critical Overview. GEM Report Background Paper. Paris: UNESCO. link


Hossain, Mobarak. (2017). School Inspection Challenges: Evidence from Six Countries. GEM Report Background Paper. Paris: UNESCO. link