The Official Homepage of

Prof. M. Ishaq Nadiri

Jay Gould Professor of Economics
New York University & National Bureau of Economic Research

Contact Information

Department of EconomicsProfessor Nadiri
New York University
19 West 4th Street
New York, NY 10012

Tel: (212) 998-8968
Fax: (212) 995-4013

Mailing Address
Department of Economics
269 Mercer Street, 7th fl.
New York, NY 10003

Office Hours
Spring Term: TBA
FAS Economics Office, Room 830

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Welcome to the professional and personal website of Prof. M. Ishaq Nadiri.  The main purpose of this website is to allow other professionals to keep abreast of Prof. Nadiri's research activities.  It also exists for purposes of communication to his students, allowing them access to course materials and syllabi, as well as providing scheduling information.

Prof. Nadiri joined the faculty of the Economics Department at New York University in 1970.  He served as Chairman of the Department from 1972-78. Additionally, Prof. Nadiri founded and served as the first director of the C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics.  In 1975, he was named the Jay Gould Professor of Economics.  A longstanding member of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Prof. Nadiri also has served on the Council of Foreign Relations.

Prof. Nadiri's main research topics are productivity analysis, economics of R&D and technical change, telecommunications economics and investment modeling and growth.  In recent years, his research efforts have extended to economic responses to terrorism, post-conflict reconstruction and economies of failed states.

Prof. Nadiri was a participant in the Bonn talks which created the Interim Government in Afghanistan, as well as in the Tokyo talks set up to attract international funding for Afghanistan's major reconstruction efforts.  

From 2005-08, Prof. Nadiri served as the Senior Economic Advisor to President Hamid Karzai in Afghanistan (SEAP).   Additionally, Prof. Nadiri was appointed as the Chairman of the Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS) and Co-Chair of the Joint Coordinating and Monitoring Board (JCMB), which coordinates activities between the international community and the Afghan Government on matters of economic development, governance and security.

Curriculum Vitae
Background Information
Course Information
Research and Publications
Working Papers
Afghanistan: Published Articles and Photographs

Last update: 19 November 2008

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