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Biographical Info of Shakeeb Khan

Shakeeb Khan became a tenured associate professor at Duke University in 2006. He has taught both graduate and undergraduate students, and currently teaches courses on econometrics, nonlinear statistical models, and competitive strategy and industrial organization. Before joining the Duke faculty, he was a tenured associate professor at the University of Rochester, and he has also taught at the Universities of Virginia and Michigan. Professor Khan earned his M.Sc. in statistics from the University of Toronto in 1995 and his B.A. in economics/mathematics from McGill University in 1992. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in 1997.

Professor Khan’s research explores the fields of econometrics and applied econometrics. He has received grants from the National Science Foundation to fund his projects, including one in 2002 for his work on “Estimation of Binary Choice and Nonparametric Censored Regression Models,” and another in 2004 for his project, “Estimation of Cross-Sectional and Panel Data Duration Models with General forms of Censoring.” Other titles of his recent work include, “Heteroskedastic Transformation Models with Covariate Dependent Censoring” with E. Tamer and Y. Shin, “The Impact of Piped Water Provision on Infant Mortality in Brazil: a Quantile Panel Data Approach” with S. Gamper-Rabindran and C. Timmins, and “Inference on Randomly Censored Regression Models Using Conditional Moment Inequalities” with E. Tamer.

Professor Khan has published his work in a number of prestigious academic journals. His papers appeared most recently in the Journal of Business Economics and Statistics, the Journal of Development Economics, and the Journal of Econometrics. Along with publishing, Professor Khan shares his research and ideas through his presentations. He has attended numerous conferences throughout his career, including the meetings for the North American Econometric Society, SEA, CEME, and the World Congress of the Econometric Society. He has also presented his work nation-wide at seminars held by various universities, including Harvard/MIT, Brown, Johns Hopkins, NYU, Northwestern, Stanford, and others. He was also recently invited to speak at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seoul and at the Latin American Econometric Society meetings.

Professor Khan holds other professional responsibilities along with his teaching and research. Since 2006, he has served as associate editor for the Journal of Business Economics and Statistics. At Duke, he was the graduate placement director from 2006 to 2008, and was the director of graduate admissions from 2007 to 2009. He has also been the graduate supervisor for several students throughout his career.

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