Bachelor in Economics with honors, Rajshahi Government College, 1964. Master of Arts in Economics, Rajshahi University, 1965. Master of Arts in Development Economics, Sussex University, Brighton, England, 1975.
Doctor of Philosophy in Public Finance, Leeds University, England, 1978.
Lecturer economics Adina Fazlul Huq College, Rajshahi, 1965-1966, Bogra (Pakistan) Ampere-hour College, 1966. Staff economist, Pakistan Institute Development Economics (PIDE), Karachi, 1966-1967. Assistant professor Chittagong University, 1968-1978, Associate Professor, 1979-1984, Professor , 1984-1988.
Associate professor Department Economics International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 1988-1990, Professor, IIUM since 1991. Participant in various workshops, conferences and seminars. National consultant Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council, WINROCK Foundation, Agricultural Development Council, United States Agency for International Development, International Development Research Council, Food and Agriculture Organization, Ford Foundation, government Peoples Republic of Bangladesh. Member of Western Economic Association International (WEAI).
Author: Elementary Statistics, 1969, Development Through Urban-Bias Public Expenditure- An Empirical Study of Bangladesh, 1982, Baboharik Parishankhyan, 1985, Development and Distribution in Islam, 1993, Malaysia's Economic Success, 1994. Editor: Soodbihin Islami Bank Babostha, 1985, Readings in Islamic Banking, 1987. Co-editor Development and Finance in Islam, 1991.Member editorial board Muslim Education Quarterly. Referee professional journals. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Married Monwara Begum, October 13, 1969. Children: Raqibul Huq, Masuma Afroze, Ariful Huq.