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Mashfiqur Khan

Postdoctoral Fellow


Ph.D. Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA


Mashfiqur Khan is an Applied Microeconomist with primary interests in Labor Economics and Economics of Aging. He received his Ph.D. in economics at Boston College in 2017 and as a Fulbright Fellow received an M.A. in economics at the New York University in 2010. His research is particularly focused on analyzing the interactions among old age labor supply, health, and the Social Security system in the United States. His recent research focuses on identifying the spillover effects of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) application decision of denied applicants on their economic outcomes in the short-run. Specifically, he is interested in estimating the effects on post-application labor supply and composition of household earnings of denied SSDI applicants.


Research interests: applied microeconomics, labor economics, economics of aging