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School of Management

Impact. Innovation.


Dr. Syed Shurid Khan

Assistant Professor of Economics

Phone: (66-2) 524-5663



Office: SOM Room 210

Country: Bangladesh

Expertise: Economics, and Business Administration


Degrees: PhD in Economics, MA in Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA; MBA in Finance & Marketing, IBA – University of Dhaka; Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics & Finance, North South University, Dhaka, Graduate Certificate in Leadership, East-West Center, Honolulu, USA.


Current Research Topics

  • - Resource & Environmental Economics,

  • - Local Food System Modeling

  • - Financial Modeling


Professional Activities

  • Academic Positions

    • - Assistant Professor in Economics & Finance Program Coordinator– Asian University for Women, Chittagong August 2019 – December 2021

    • - Adjunct Faculty – BRAC University School of Business, Dhaka May-August 2019 Organizational Behavior & Leadership (MBA Program)

    • - Visiting Faculty, IBA, University of Dhaka, January 2019 – June 2019

    • - Lecturer in Economics, University of Hawaii at Manoa August 2015 – December 2018


Corporate Positions

- Ericsson 9/2006-1/2007

o Finance intern, Procurement department

- BRAC Bank 2/2007-6/2012

o Relationship Manager, Corporate Payroll 2010-12

o Product Manager, Wealth Management 2008-2010

o Management Trainee 2/2007-1/2008


Awards & Honors


- Graduate Certificate in Leadership – East-West Center, HI, USA 2012-14

- Graduate Degree Fellowship and Student Affiliate, East-West Center, Honolulu, USA 2012-2018

- Dolores Sanchez Memorial Scholarship, University of Hawaii USA 2014

- Economics Departmental Achievement Scholarship, University of Hawaii USA 2014-2015



- Khan SS, Arita S, Howitt R, Leung P. A calibrated model oflocal food system of Hawaii: What are the economic implications of the state’s food goalsand policies? Natural Resource Modeling. 2018;e12196.

- Khan, S. S., Yang, Y., Greaney, T., Leung, P. (2020). Who leads the price in Honolulu’s food market? An evaluation of the competitiveness of local foods. Journal of International Food & Agribusiness Marketing, 32(5), 464-481.

- "Incorporating Non-Commercial Farming into a Positive Mathematical Programming Crop Model of Hawaii". (with Shawn Arita; Richard Howitt; and PingSun Leung).

Presented at the 92nd Annual Conference of Western Economic Association International, June 2017, San Diego, CA, USA. Forthcoming.

- Renewable Energy Policies in Southeast Asia’s Corporate Sector: Possibilities and Hurdles in Reaping the Economic benefits. Work in Progress.

- Environmental Finance: Why Should Investors be Worried about Investing in Brazil’s Food Market? Work in Progress.

- Promoting Food Brands: Understanding the Southeast Asian Market through the Lens of Nescafé. Work in Progress.

- Micro-celebrities: a Business Model for aspiring social media influencers, promoting luxury brands, lifestyle, health food, and wellness products. Work in Progress.

Image by Mimi Thian


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