Dr. A S M Shakil Haider joined the Department of Economics & Social Sciences (ESS) as an Assistant Professor of Economics in September 2021. Dr Haider completed his PhD in Applied Economics from Texas Tech University, USA. He earned his MA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), USA and completed his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from North South University, Bangladesh with Magna Cum Laude Distinction (majors: Finance, Economics).
Prior to joining BRAC University, Dr. Haider worked as a Graduate Instructor at Texas Tech University, as a Lecturer in the Department of Economics & Social Sciences (ESS) at BRAC University as well as a Lecturer in the School of Business & Department of Economics at North South University. He has also worked as a Researcher of Economics at University of Southampton, UK. Dr Haider had the honour to work with Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus on his concept of Microfinance and Social Business. Dr Haider was in HEC-Paris (France) as a Visiting Scholar for the Social Business Certification Program from April 2013 until June 2013.