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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Haseeb Ahmed

Haseeb Ahmed


  • Ph.D. in Economics, Washington State University, Expected May 2018
    • Dissertation Title “Livestock Management, Human Health and Welfare in Agricultural Households
    • Co-Advisors: Benjamin Cowan and Jonathan Yoder
  • M.S. in Economics, Washington State University, 2014
    • Thesis Title “Education Aid and School Enrollment in Developing Countries
    • Advisor: Philip Wandschneider
  • B.S. in Economics, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

Fields of Interest

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
  • Health and Development Economics
    • Economics of Infectious Diseases (East Coast Fever, Antimicrobial Resistance)


Working Papers

Work in Progress

  • Ahmed, H., Cowan, B.W., and Yoder, J. “Tick Control Technology and Off-Farm Labor Supply in Rural Kenya.”
  • Ahmed, H., and P.R. Wandschneider. “Enrollment Rates, Gender Gap and the Role of Education Aid”.

Teaching Experience

Instructor — Washington State University

  • EconS 101 – Fundamentals of Microeconomics (Summer, Fall 2016 and Spring 2017)

Teaching Assistant — Washington State University

  • EconS 301 – Intermediate Microeconomics Theory with Calculus with Robert Rosenman (Spring 2015, 2016)
    • Responsible for developing parts of the homework assignments and exams.
    • Responsible for weekly recitations.

Research Experience

Research Assistant 

  • Dr. Jonathan K. Yoder on Social, Environmental and Economic Drivers of Zoonosis in Tanzania – Summer 2017 – Present.
  • Dr. Robert Rosenman – Developed resources for EconS 301 – Intermediate Microeconomics Theory with Calculus – Summer 2015.


  • 91st WEAI Conference, 2016
    Enrollment Rates, Gender Gap and the Role of Education Aid” in session on Education, Race and Gender. Portland, OR.
  • Tick Control Technology and Off-Farm Labor Supply in Rural Kenya” presentation at Washington State University, School of Economic Sciences Seminar Series, September 15, 2017.
  • “Risk Management, Disease Losses and Herd Accumulation in Livestock-dependent Households of East Africa” in One-Heath Conference, University of Saskatchewan, 22-25 June 2018 (expected).


  • Statistical Softwares 
    • STATA
    • R
    • Working knowledge of Gauss
    • Working knowledge of Mathematica
  • Word Processing
    • Scientific WorkPlace
    • Word

Scholarships and Awards

  • Arnold and Julia Greenwell Memorial Scholarship for Social Sciences – 2017
  • WSU Class of 07-09 Scholarship – 2016
  • Fulbright Fellow for Masters in Economics, 2013-2014.

Professional Service

  • Book Review: Advanced Microeconomic Theory: An Intuitive Approach with Examples, Felix Munoz-Garcia, MIT Press, 2017.
  • Secretary Graduate Student Association, School of Economic Sciences, WSU 2017.
  • President, Pakistan Student Association, WSU 2016.


Contact Info:


Office Location:

119 Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210