Tarek Alexandar Hassan
Visiting Associate Professor of Economics
Tarek Hassan is an Associate Professor of Economics at Boston University. His research focuses on international finance, macro-finance, and social factors in economic growth. Some of his recent papers study the effects of uncertainty on firm behavior and on the allocation of capital across countries. Another set of papers studies the effect of social structure on economic growth and the effect of historical migration and ethnic diversity on foreign direct investment. Hassan’s work has appeared in the American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and the Journal of Finance. He is a research fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Center for Economic Policy Research.