Javaid Iqbal Khan Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Kashmir, Srinagar
Javaid Iqbal Khan is a young economist born and brought up in Halmatpora village in the border district of Kupwara in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. He has a doctorate degree in economics from the Department of Economics, University of Kashmir at Hazratbal, Srinagar, where he is currently working as Senior Assistant Professor. Apart from teaching microeconomic theory and Indian economic policy, Dr Khan is working in the area of labour market segmentation and economics of conflict. His areas of research are frontiers of economics, political philosophy and economic history. With focus on religious minorities in labour market, Dr Khan is currently involved in studying effects of religious affiliation on labour market outcomes. He has also extensively published research on the microeconomic dimension of armed conflict with special focus on Jammu and Kashmir.
Apart from publishing research papers and delivering public talks on issues of topical importance and contemporary relevance, Dr Khan has published two edited volumes: Critical Reflections and Explorations in Regional Development: Insights from North-West India in 2018 and Perspectives on Jammu and Kashmir Economy in 2017. He also authored A Text Book of Economics in 2014.