- Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Arizona
Tauhid Rahman came to Agricultural and Resource Economics and the University of Arizona in 2004. His research interests lie broadly in the fields of welfare economics, development economics, health economics, and environmental economics. In particular, he focuses his work on issues of sensitivity, aggregation, decomposition, and distribution in the measurement of human well-being; on the economics of child labor, affirmative action policy, income mobility, food security, crime, social capital, and women’s status; on the empirics of child and elderly health, and health externality of hygiene behavior; and on water quality regulations and their compliance.
r. Rahman teaches AREC 512, a graduate-level development economics course that provides an overview from a policy-oriented perspective. The goal is to allow students to analyze policy debates surrounding economic growth and development from a broad and rigorous analytical base. He has chaired or co-chaired thirteen master’s theses committees and has served as a member of an additional thirteen more. He has supported many students with outside grants.
- MS, Statistics, Washington State University, 2004
- PhD, Applied Economics, Washington State University, 2004
- MA, Economics, Dehli School of Economics, 1997
- BA, Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, 1994
Rahman, T., J. L. Buizer and Z. Guido. 2015. Economic Valuation of Seasonal Forecast Information Service in Jamaica, 2014-2015. Engility Corporation.