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COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & HUMANITIES

Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
301 Lake Hall
Boston, MA 02115-5000

phone: 617.373.2882
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Shahid Alam

Shahid Alam Professor
Development Economics
309 Lake Hall
(617) 373-2849
m.alam@neu.edu

M. Shahid Alam is Professor of Economics at Northeastern University, Boston. His current research interests include: corruption, growth, global economic history and imperialism. He has published two books, Governments and Markets in Economic Development Strategies (Praeger: 1989) and Poverty from the Wealth of Nations (Macmillan: 1999). His papers have been published in American Economic Review, Cambridge Journal of Economics, Kyklos, Economic Development and Cultural Change, Southern Economic Journal and Journal of Development Economics. Professor Alam holds a BA from the University of Dhaka, MA from the University of Karachi, and Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario.