Who is Haider Khan?
Haider A. Khan is a Professor of Economics at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He has been widely recognized for his expertise on social accounting matrix-based economic modeling, which he employs to study problems in international economics and development. His areas of research include poverty and inequality, environment, foreign aid, trade and investment, as well as economy-wide modeling. Khan is listed among the top five percent of almost 14,000 professional contributors to IDEAS, and his report on women’s rights as human rights is among the top ten in the category of political theory and political behavior on the SSRN website. A significant number of Khan’s works discuss the issues of regional cooperation and governance, the impacts of democratization on economic growth and economic development, human capabilities and the role they play on individual wellbeing. More recently, Khan has been working internationally on the development of the Theory of Deep Democracy, which he has thus far applied to his proactive studies of Bangladesh’s model of governance, as well as his studies of women’s rights as human rights. He has worked closely with the International Labor Office, the Ford Foundation, the World Bank, the UNU-WIDER Project, the UNDP, and the Asian Development Bank.