Farida C. Khan, PhD

Farida C. Khan, PhD

Chair and Associate Professor of Economics
College of Letters, Arts, & Sciences

206 Academic Office Building

FALL OFFICE HOURS
Tuesday, Thursday: 1-2:30pm and by appointment

 

ABOUT PROFESSOR KHAN

Dr. Farida Chowdhury Khan has a B.B.A in Economics from Georgia College and State University, an M.S in Economic Policy and Planning from Northeastern University, and a PhD. in Economics from University of Maryland. Her research background is in International trade policy, numerical general equilibrium models, and she works on economic development in South Asia, primarily on Bangladesh. She has written on topics related to capital goods, micro-credit, gender, and more recently environmental issues as they connect to indigenous peoples in India and Bangladesh. Her writing also includes topics on the US economy.

COURSES TAUGHT

Spring 2018

ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 3770 Economic Development

 

Fall 2018

ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 4990 Senior Seminar

RECENT RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

“Women’s Employment in the Informal Sector in Developing Countries; Contributions of Lourdes Benería and Martha (Marty) Chen”, Madden, K.K., Dimand, R.W. eds. The Routledge Handbook of the History of Women’s Economic Thought. Forthcoming.

With Van Gent, T. and Cloutier, T. “Industrial Effects on Male and Female Unemployment over the Great Recession: An Interurban Analysis”. American Economist. 2018, . 1-12.

With Islam., F. and Quazi, R.  Money and Macroeconomics. University Press Limited, Dhaka, Bangladesh. 2017.

"Women’s Work in Urban Bangladesh; Do Types of organizations matter?” Gender in Management: An International Journal. 2016, 32(2): 78-96.

“Diversity Economics: Chipping away at the Oxymoron” in Fujimoto, E., Mason, R., and Akindes, F., ed Diversity in the College Classroom: Knowing Ourselves, Our Students, & Out Disciplines, Common Ground Publishing. Illinois. 2016. 152-163.

“Labor” in Riaz, A. and Rahman, M.S. eds. Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh. Taylor and Francis, UK. 2016. 173-186.

“The State of the Commons” East West Affairs. 2013, 1(3 and 4): 109-122.

Mridha, H. and Khan, F., “Does unemployment affect compensating wage differentials for work related fatal injuries? Empirical evidence from occupational data”, Applied Economic Letters, 2013, 20 (14): 1283-1287.

“Heterogeneity as Heterodoxy in Development Policy: Tribal communities in Bangladesh and Kerala”, International Journal of Development Issues, 2013, 2(1): 4-21.

With M. Quddus, Bangladesh Economy in the 21st Century. University Press Limited, Dhaka, 2012.

“The Real Effect of Micro-credit; Rural Redistribution and Transformations” Journal of Bangladesh Studies: Special Issue on Micro-credit, 2012, 13 (2): 44-53.

“Household Work, Labor Time and the Schooling of Girls in Rural South Asia”, Journal of Developing Areas, 2012, 46(2): 249-267.

A Collateral Damage of Development Policy: Paharis in the Chittagong Hills" in Mohaimen, N. ed. Between Ashes and Hope: Chittagong Hill Tracts in the Blind Spot of Bangladesh Nationalism. Drishtipat and Manusher Jonno. Dhaka, 2010. 99-102.

Quddus, M., Khan, F., and Ahmed., A. “An Introduction to the Role of NGOS in Bangladesh” in Khan, F., Ahmed, A., and Quddus, M., eds. Recreating the Commons? NGOs in Bangladesh. University Press Limited, Dhaka, 2009. 3-25.

Quddus, Munir, H. Khan, F. Khan, A. Ahmad, E. Shahabuddin, I. Habib, S. Modak, S. Andaleeb., “Six-Point Policy Priorities for Bangladesh 2009-2013,” Journal of Bangladesh Studies, 2008, 10(2). 1-7.

“A Decade of Trade Liberalization: How Has Domestic Industry Fared in Bangladesh?” in Andaleeb, S. A., ed. The Bangladesh Economy: Diagnoses and Prescriptions. University Press Limited, Dhaka. 2008. 37-49.

“A Blueprint for an Augmented Gender Development Index” in Andaleeb, S. and Islam, M. eds. Development Issues of Bangladesh III: Human Development and Quality of Life in Bangladesh. University Press Limited, Dhaka. 2006. 169-194.

“Credit for Self Employment: Analysis with a Computable General Equilibrium Incorporating Household Production in Rural Bangladesh” in Akram, T., Hossain, A. and Khan, F. eds. Economic Analyses of Contemporary Issues in Bangladesh, University Press Limited, Dhaka . 2006. 121-137.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCATIONS

Secretary, Bangladesh Development Initiative
Member, International Association for Feminist Economics
Consultative Committee Member, Bangladesh Environmental Network
Member, Board of Trustees, Association for Social Economics
Member, Association for Economic Development Studies on Bangladesh