Asif Dowla

Professor of Economics and Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts

Asif Ud Dowla

Areas of Teaching Specialization

  • Intermediate Microeconomics, International Economics, Economics of Developing Countries, Social Entrepreneurship, and Global Poverty


  • B.A. in Economics with Honors at Chittagong University, 1977
  • M.A. in Economics at Chittagong University, 1979
  • M.A. in Economics at The University of Western Ontario, 1981
  • Ph.D. in Economics at Southern Methodist University, 1986


  • “Gul Meher Gold Medal” for securing the highest score in the B.A. (Honors) Examination from the Government of Bangladesh.
  • Homer L. Dodge Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008.