Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Mallick, B., Sultana, Z., Benett, C. (2020) How do sustainable livelihoods influence environmental (non-)migration aspirations? Applied Geography, Volume 124, November 2020, 102328.

Biswas, B.; Mallick, B. (2020) Livelihood diversification as key to long-term non-migration: evidence from coastal Bangladesh. Environ Dev Sustain.

Mallick, B.; Schanze, J. (2020) Trapped or Voluntary? Non-Migration Despite Climate Risks. Sustainability, 12, 4718.

Best, K.B., Gilligan, J.M., Baroud, H., A. Carrico, K.M. Donato, B. Ackerly, Mallick (2020). Random forest analysis of two household surveys can identify important predictors of migration in Bangladesh. J Comput Soc Sc.

Ha-Mim, N.M.; Hossain, M.Z.; Rahaman, K.R.; Mallick, B. (2020) Exploring Vulnerability–Resilience–Livelihood Nexus in the Face of Climate Change: A Multi-Criteria Analysis for Mongla, Bangladesh. Sustainability, 12, 7054.

Rahaman, K.R.; Mahmud, M.S.; Mallick, B. (2020) Challenges of Testing COVID-19 Cases in Bangladesh. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17, 6439.

Mallick, B. (2019). The Nexus between Socio-Ecological System, Livelihood Resilience, and Migration Decisions: Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh. Sustainability, 11, 3332.

Mallick, B.; Sultana, Z. (2017) Livelihood after Relocation—Evidence of Guchchagram Project in Bangladesh. So. Sci. 6, 76

Mallick, B.; Ahmed, B.; Vogt, J. (2017) Living with the Risks of Cyclone Disasters in the South-Western Coastal Region of Bangladesh. Environments, 4(13).

Wilson, C., S. Goodbred, C. Small, J. Gilligan, S. Sams, Mallick, R. Hale (2017) Widespread infilling of tidal channels and navigable waterways in human-modified tidal deltaplain of southwest Bangladesh, Elem Sci Anth. V.5

Roy, K.; Gain, A.; Mallick, B. & Vogt, J. (2017) An assessment of social, hydro-ecological and climatic changes in the South-West coastal region of Bangladesh. Regional Environmental Change, Volume 17, Issue 7, pp 1895–1906

Heiman, T. & Mallick, B. (2016): Understanding Climate Adaptation Cultures in Global Context: Proposal for an Explanatory Framework, Climate, 4(4), 59;

Sikder, S.K., Asadzadeh, A., Kuusaana, E.D., Mallick, B. & Koetter, T. (2015). Stakeholders Participation for Urban Climate Resilience: A Case of Informal Settlements Regularization in Khulna City, Bangladesh. Journal of Urban and Regional Analysis, 7(1). 5-20.

Mallick, B. (2014) Cyclone Induced Migration in Southwest Coastal Bangladesh, ASIEN 130, 60 -81

Mallick, B. (2014): Cyclone Shelter and its locational Suitability – Empirical Evidence from Bangladesh, Disasters, 38(3), 654- 671

Mallick, B. & Vogt, J. (2014): Population displacement after a cyclone and its consequences: empirical evidence from coastal Bangladesh, Natural Hazards, 73(2). 191-212

Akter, S. & Mallick, B (2013) The Poverty-Vulnerability-Resilience Nexus: Evidence from Bangladesh, Ecological Economics, 96, 114–124

Mallick, B. & Vogt. J. (2012): Cyclone, Coastal Livelihood and Migration – empirical evidence from Bangladesh, International Development and Planning Review, 34(3), 217-240.

Mallick, B., Rahaman, K.R. & Vogt. J. (2011): Coastal Livelihood and Physical Infrastructure in Bangladesh after cyclone Aila, Mitigation and Adaptation of Strategies for Global Change, DOI 10.1007/s11027-011-9285-y.

Mallick, B. & Vogt. J. (2011): Social Supremacy and Its Role in local level Disaster Mitigation Planning in Bangladesh, Disaster Prevention and Management, 20(5). 543-556.

Mallick, B., Rahaman, K.R. & Vogt. J. (2011): Social vulnerability analysis for sustainable disaster mitigation planning in coastal Bangladesh, in Disaster Prevention and Management, 20(3), 220-237. 

Mallick, B., Witte, S., Sarker, R., Mahboob, A.S. & Vogt. J. (2009): Local Adaptation Strategies of a Coastal Community during Cyclone Sidr and Their Vulnerability Analysis for Sustainable Disaster Mitigation Planning in Bangladesh, in Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Planners (BIP). 2. 158-168.

Book Chapters

Mallick, B., Berger, B. & Kim, K. (2018): Introduction, in Mallick, B., et al. (eds). Building Resilient Communities - Water Management, Rural Development and Adaptation to Climate Consequences

Berger, B., Mallick, B.,& Kim, K. (2018): Reflections, in Mallick, B., et al. (eds). Building Resilient Communities - Water Management, Rural Development and Adaptation to Climate Consequences.

Etzold, B. & Mallick, B.  (2016) Moving beyond the focus on environmental migration towards recognizing the normality of translocal lives – Insights from Bangladesh, in Warner, K. et al. (eds). Migration, Risk Management and Climate Change: Evidence and Policy Responses, Volume 6 of the series Global Migration Issues pp 105-128.

Ackerly, B., Carella, A., Cruz, J. Miguel & Mallick, B. (2016): “Measuring Critical Theories of Human Rights,” in J. Samuel Barkin and Laura Sjoberg (eds.) Quantitative Methods in Critical and Constructivist Theory, University of Michigan Press, pp.29-50

Mallick, B. & Etzold, B. (2015) Introduction and State-of-the-Art, in Mallick, B and Etzold, B (ed.): Environment, Migration and Adaptation- Evidence and Politics of Climate Change in Bangladesh, ICCCAD and AHDPH Publishing House, Dhaka, pp. 1-26

Mallick, B. & Siddiqui, T. (2015): Disaster-Induced Migration and Adaptation Discourse in Bangladesh, in Felicitas, et al (ed.) Environmental Change, Adaptation and Migration in complex regional realities. Palgrave Macmillan, UK, pp. 164-185.

Mallick, B. & Vogt, J. (2009): Local Strategies to Cope with Natural Hazards: Experiences of Cyclone ‘Sidr’ in Bangladesh, in Hamilton, Neumaier, Schwiegner, Sedmark (Hrsg.) “Facing Tragedies” LIT, pp. 212-220. 

Research Monographs/Dissertation

Mallick, B. (2014): Der gesellschaftliche Umgang mit zunehmender Verwundbarkeit: Eine Analyse der sozialen Bedingungen für vulnerabilitätsorientierte räumliche Planungen in der Küstenzone von Bangladesch, [in German] Dissertation, Regionalwissenschaftlicen Schrieftreihe 36, Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie (KIT), Germany

Mallick, B. (2007): Corruption of Holding Tax Management System in Bangladesh – A case study of Mymensingh municipality, Master Thesis at Institute of Regional Science (IfR) of University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany


Mallick, B., Berger, B., & Kim, K. (2018): Resilient Communities - Water Management, Rural Development and Adaptation to Climate Consequences, under UC Berkeley Environmental Leadership Program – Buck Kingman Initiative,

Mallick, B. and Etzold, B (ed.) (2015): Environment, Migration and Adaptation- Evidence and Politics of Climate Change in Bangladesh, ICCCAD and AHDPH Publishing House, Dhaka

Mallick, B. (2004): “Local Government: Local Peoples’ Institution”, AHDPH Publishing House; Dhaka, Bangladesh

Conference proceedings

Mallick, B. & Siddiqui, T. (2015) Disaster Induced Migration and Adaptation Conversation in Bangladesh, in Islam, M.M. & Hossain, M. (eds.) Sustainable Development: South Asian Conundrum, IIDS Australia- IIMS India – BEN Germany, pp. 155-166.

Mallick, B. (2011): Necessity of Acceptance – Searching for a Sustainable Community Based Disaster Mitigation Approach, in Wallendorf et al. (ed.): Proceedings of the 2011 Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference, ASCE & COPRI, pp. 753 – 766.

Vogt, J., Mallick, B. & Mahboob, A.S (2009): Social Supremacy and Location of Cyclone Centre: A Determinant of Social Vulnerability Analysis in a Coastal Union of Bangladesh, Conference proceedings “Water and Flood Management 2009”, Dhaka, pp. 415-423.