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Dr. Syed Shurid Khan

Assistant Professor and Faculty Director of IF Program
School of Management
Professional Activities
  • 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

  • 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

– 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.