Faculty Profile

Dr. Rashid Memon

Assistant Professor

Department Of Economics

I continue to pursue interests in the role of social identity in economic interaction using survey and experimental data. My current work focuses on post recruitment discrimination in a lab setting. In collaboration with Prof. Sheheryar Banuri, I am exploring how colleagues and supervisors may undervalue the merit of members of subaltern groups. In another study, with Prof. Husnain Fateh, I am exploring whether the success of members of subaltern groups generates a backlash from colleagues.

I remain interested in the link between political identity, labor rioting violence and economic outcomes. Using repeated cross-sectional survey data, data on violence and election data, I am exploring whether political groups can use violence or the threat of it to secure better economic outcomes for the members of their group.

My interest in identity and economics has led me to question the robustness of disciplinary boundaries, and to reconsider the link between economic, cultural and political change. This is reflected in my work only to the extent that my econometric specifications allow for categories identified by social sciences other than economics. However, I am keenly interested in more substantive discussions on the poverty of methodological individualism and questioning how markets handle (or fail to handle) basic problems of resource allocation.   

Spring Semester 2017-18Senior Project1702
Spring Semester 2017-18Principles of Microeconomics1702
Fall Semester 2017-18Intermediate Microeconomics1701
Spring Semester 2016-17Intermediate Microeconomics1602
Spring Semester 2016-17Principles of Microeconomics1602
Fall Semester 2016-17Independent Study1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Advanced Microeconomics1601
Fall Semester 2016-17Senior Project I1601
Spring Semester 2015-16Master's Thesis1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Advanced Microeconomics1502
Spring Semester 2015-16Principles of Microeconomics1502
Fall Semester 2015-16Master's Thesis1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Master's Thesis1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Independent Study1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Intermediate Microeconomics1501
Fall Semester 2015-16Master's Thesis1501
Summer Semester 2014-15Master's Thesis1403
Summer Semester 2014-15Master's Thesis1403
Spring Semester 2014-15Economics of Race, Ethnicity and Caste1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Independent Study1402
Spring Semester 2014-15Advanced Microeconomics1402
Fall Semester 2014-15Senior Project I1401
Fall Semester 2014-15Intermediate Microeconomics1401
  • Past Courses
    Summer Semester 2013-14Intermediate Microeconomics1303
    Spring Semester 2013-14Economics of Race, Ethnicity and Caste1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Independent Study1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Independent Study1302
    Spring Semester 2013-14Advanced Microeconomics1302
    Fall Semester 2013-14Economics of Race, Ethnicity and Caste1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14Senior Project I1301
    Summer Semester 2012-13Intermediate Microeconomics1203
    Spring Semester 2012-13Independent Study1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Advanced Microeconomics1202
    Spring Semester 2012-13Labour Economics1202
    Fall Semester 2012-13Economics of Race, Ethnicity and Caste1201