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New Delhi: Prof. Shahid Ahmed, Department of Economics, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) has been offered to become Adjunct Senior Fellow at Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi, in recognition of his research work and contributions in the area of international economics.
RIS is an autonomous policy research institute under the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India. RIS Adjunct Senior Fellows are a select group of experienced scholars who are well recognised nationally and internationally in the area of international economics and development of policies related issues relevant to decision making in the developing world.
As a Professor of Economics and academician, his association with such an institution is not only an honour for him but also a matter of pride for the entire fraternity of the university.
Earlier, Prof. Ahmed has served as Senior Economist at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). He has also served as Head, Department of Economics; Director, Centre for Jawaharlal Nehru Studies and Finance Officer of the university.
Prof. Ahmed has so far published 5 books and 93 research articles in national and international journals on several economic issues, particularly on multilateral trade negotiations, regional economic co-operation, South-South cooperation among others. Prof. Ahmed has been given “Award of Excellence” for sterling achievements in the professional life and outstanding contribution to the society at large by M.D. University Rohtak in 2012 and AMP National Award for Excellence in Education in 2018 by Association for Muslim Professionals, Mumbai.