Farida Khan, Ph.D.

Position: Executive Member


Dr. Khan is the Editor of the Journal of Bangladesh Studies and on the Executive Committee of Bangladesh Development Initiative. She is Professor of Economics at University of Colorado Colorado Springs and is also Chair of that department. She has edited various books on development issues in Bangladesh and published on various topics related to international trade, micro-credit, NGOs, gender, and indigenous peoples in Bangladesh. Her recent work has been on informal employment in developing countries and various topics related to labor in the US. She is an active member of AEDSB (Association for Economic Development Studies on Bangladesh), BEN (Bangladesh Environmental Network), and IAFFE (International Association for Feminist Economics), and serves on the Executive Council of the Association for Social Economics (ASE).

Ph.D. in Economics (1990), University of Maryland