Basit Ahmed Khan Zafar

Board Member

Ph.D: Northwestern University B.Sc: California Institute of Technology (Caltech)

Basit Zafar is an Applied Microeconomist. His research is focused on labor economics, economics of education, and household finance.  Specifically, his work seeks to understand how individuals make decisions under uncertainty. Professor Zafar’s research employs a disparate set of empirical methods and techniques, including the use of subjective expectations data and experimental data.

He completed his Ph.D. in 2008. Currently, he is a Professor of Economics at University of Michigan, USA. Before joining the faculty at Michigan, he held positions at Arizona State University and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.