The Bureau of Economic Research (BER) is a research organ of the University of Dhaka. It is the organization through which mainly the faculty members belonging to the Department of Economics conduct their research activities. The office of BER is located in the University Arts Faculty Building. Since its inception in 1956, the Bureau has completed a number of studies, has provided a store-house of research experience and has been a source of trained hands for employment by government and private agencies. The Bureau undertakes research projects whenever such studies appear to have prospects of making a clear addition to knowledge in the related field. Some projects are also undertaken in collaboration with other research organizations. Any specific information on the Bureau is available from the Bureau of Economic Research, Dhaka University, Arts Faculty Building, Nilkhet, Dhaka-1000 (Phone: 9661900-70 Ex-4560).
Bureau of Economic Research, University of Dhaka, is passing its 56th year of activities during the session 2012-2013. During this session Prof. Farid Uddin Ahmed acted as Chairman of the Managing Committee of the Bureau and Prof. Dr. Shafique uz Zaman has been acted as Director of the Bureau of Economic Research, both are from the Department of Economics, University of Dhaka.