M.A Sociology, University of Sindh.
Hussain has been working as a Field Researcher with the Collective since 2001. From 1999 to 2001, he worked with the Population Council, Islamabad on various quantitative and qualitative studies including "Listing to distinguish Case and Control areas", "An External Evaluation of National Program for Family Planning and Primary Health Care", "Developing a Research Agenda for the Adolescents of the Pakistan" and "Situation Analysis of Village Based Family Planning Workers".
Before joining the Collective, Hussain worked with Haris Gazdar on two projects: "Investigation into NGO Pilots for Alternative Patterns of Land Tenure" and "Qualitative Survey of Poverty in Rural Pakistan".
Social inequality, Conflicts, Social Movements, Poverty, Migration.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Teach a Man how to Fish? Social Transfers in a 'Hungry' Nation. Collective Blog. March 2018.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Extending Agricultural Policies to Women. Collective Blog. February 2018.
Hussain Bux Mallah, What Leads to Behavioural Change Amongst Rural Women? Collective Blog. June 2017.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Aid: Who Gets Credit? Collective Blog. March 2017.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Mind Your Language. Collective Blog. October 2016.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Okara Dispossessions: From Jhanglees to Murabba Holders to Faltus. Collective Blog. June 2016.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Patriarchy and Women's Work. Collective Blog. April 2016.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Mother Karachi and the Mother. Collective Blog. June 2015.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Roma Left Us!. Collective Blog. April 2015.
Mysbah Balagamwala, Haris Gazdar and Hussain Bux Mallah, Women's Agricultural Work and Nutrition in Pakistan: Findings from Qualitative Research. LANSA Working Paper, Volume 2015, No.02. LANSA. January 2015.
Mysbah Balagamwala, Haris Gazdar and Hussain Bux Mallah, Synergies or Trade-Off Between Agricultural Growth and Nutrition: Women's Work and Care. Paper presented at the 30th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Pakistan Society of Development Economists, Islamabad. December 2014.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Social Inequality and Environmental Threats in Indus Delta Villages: Pakistan. Working Paper 118/2013, COMCAD - Center on Migration, Citizenship and Development. Bielefeld. April 2013.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Power Mapping and Stakeholder Analysis: Four Priority Sites of the Indus Ecoregion. mimeo. Indus for All Programme-WWF Pakistan and Collective for Social Science Research. April 2012.
Haris Gazdar and Hussain Bux Mallah, The Making of a 'Colony' in Karachi and the Politics of Regularisation. South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal, Thematic Issue No. 5, Rethinking Urban Democracy. February 2012.
Haris Gazdar and Hussain Bux Mallah, Class, Caste and Marla Housing Scheme in Rural Punjab. Social Science and Policy Bulletin Volume:2 No:3 Winter 2011 School of Humanities, Social Science and Law. Lahore University of Management Science. February 2011.
Azmat Budhani, Haris Gazdar, Sobia Ahmad Kaker and Hussain Bux Mallah, The Open City: Social Networks and Violence in Karachi. Crisis States Working Paper No. 70 (Series 2). Crisis States Research Centre, DESTIN, LSE, London. March 2010.
Haris Gazdar, Hussain Bux Mallah and Rashid Memon, Irregular Migration and Non-Traditional Threats to State Security: The Case of Karachi. Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit, Dhaka. October 2005.
The Collective Team, Afghans in Karachi: Migration, Settlement and Social Networks. Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, Kabul. March 2005.
Asad Sayeed, Rashid Memon, Hussain Bux Mallah and Haseeb Athar, Labour and Governance in the Road Sector: Issues arising in ADB operations in Pakistan. Asian Development Bank, Islamabad. December 2004.
The Collective Team, A Rapid Assessment of Bonded Labour in Hazardous Industries in Pakistan: Glass Bangle-making, Tanneries and Construction. Working Paper No. 21, Infocus Programme on Promoting the Declaration. International Labour Organization, Geneva. January 2004.
The Collective Team, A Rapid Assessment of Bonded Labour in Domestic Work and Begging in Pakistan. Working Paper No. 22, Infocus Programme on Promoting the Declaration. Interational Labour Organization, Geneva. January 2004.
Hussain Bux Mallah, Gypsies Among Us. The News, Karachi. April 2006.