Farid Ahmed is a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics and Public Policy. Farid holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Cambridge and was a silver medalist at the Lahore University of Management Sciences where he completed his undergraduate education in Economics.
Farid has a significant amount of teaching and administrative experience in academia and has taught various courses in Macroeconomics and Econometrics. He also has a keen interest in pedagogy and is developing research projects in economics education which include the development of research-based methods for teaching and assessment. He has previously taught Macroeconomics at the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford, Econometrics and Quantitative Methods at the Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge, and Macroeconomics and Econometrics at the Lahore University of Management Sciences.
Farid's research interests are at the intersection of Macroeconomics, Finance, and time series/financial econometrics. In his research, he explored bubbles in asset prices and evaluated and proposed different techniques for detecting asset price bubbles. His recent articles have focused on macroeconomic issues, exploring the link between household debt and its asymmetric effects on economic growth across different countries. His research articles have appeared in The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics and The European Journal of Finance.