Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Demographic Structure and Private Savings: Some Evidence from Emerging Markets

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Webinar Date : Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 07:00 PM PST
Webinar Speaker : Prof. Dr. Jehad Yasin, Professor of Economics, Georgia Military College in Georgia, USA.
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Jehad Yasin, Ph.D.

Professor of Economics
yasinj49@gmail.com

Dr. Yasin is currently serving as a visiting Professor of Economics at An-Najah National University in Palestine and a Professor of Economics at Georgia Military College in Georgia, USA.

Dr. Yasin’s areas of specialization in Economics are Monetary Theory and Population Economics. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Florida State University in Florida, USA. He also holds two Master Degrees in Economics from the University of Kentucky in Kentucky, USA and
St. Mary’s University in Texas, USA. He received his Bachelor Degree in Economics from Karachi University in Pakistan.

Before coming to An-Najah National University and Georgia Military College, Dr. Yasin began his academic career in 1987 when he joined the faculty at Fort Valley State University in Georgia, USA as an Assistant Professor of Economics. He was promoted quickly through the ranks to become an Associate Professor of Economics, Professor of Economics, and ultimately was appointed to serve as the Department Head of Business and Economics in 1995. Dr. Yasin finished his career at Fort Valley State University in 2010 as the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Following his 23 years at Fort Valley State University, Dr. Yasin was appointed as the Founding Dean of the Division of Urban & Professional Studies at the University of North Texas at Dallas in Texas, USA. Dr. Yasin continued to work in academic leadership positions after his time in Texas. He received an international appointment to the position of Head (Dean) of the School of Business at the Australian College of Kuwait in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

Dr. Yasin has over three decades of research experience with primary interests in population economics, health economics, international trade, and economic development. He has published several articles including the paper which he will present today “Demographic Structure and Private Savings: Some Evidence from Emerging Markets,” which was published in the African Review of Money Finance And Banking, a Supplementary Issue of “Saving and Development.”

Dr. Yasin is currently residing in Georgia, USA with his family. Dr. Yasin is currently open to cooperative partnerships, speaking engagements, and joint research to enhance academic opportunities with other colleagues.