Muhammad Yasir Khan

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh

Muhammad Yasir Khan is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also affiliated with IZA-Institute of Labor Economics, Center for Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh, and Mahbub ul Haq Research Centre a LUMS. His research interests lie at the intersection of Development Economics, Behavioral Economics, and Political Economy. He has done research on the incentives and preferences of public sector personnel, motivations of politicians, and social norms affecting women's participation in politics.

Yasir has a Ph.D. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California Berkeley. Prior to Ph.D., he did undergraduate at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in Pakistan where he was a National Outreach Program scholar and dual masters at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore and the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University New York.

Recent work by Muhammad Yasir Khan