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Faculty
Faculty

Haydar Kurban

Professor

  • Economics
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • Director
    Center on Race and Wealth

Education & Expertise

Education

Economics

Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
1999

B.S.

Mining Engineering
Middle East Technical University
1987

Expertise

Professor of Economics

Haydar Kurban is Professor of economics in the Department of Economics and Faculty Fellow at Howard University Center on Race and Wealth (CRW). He joined Howard in August 2001. Dr. Kurban has worked on research projects in the areas of urban sprawl, family stability, gentrification, vulnerable populations and climate change, education property taxes, valuation of weather forecast products and urban renewal programs. His research projects have been funded by NSF, HHS, HUD, NOAA, SSA and DHS through awards and subcontracts. Dr. Kurban’s research papers have been published in Regional Science Urban Economics, National Tax Journal, Review of Black Political Economy, Cityscape, Economic Development Quarterly, Journal of Housing Economics, Economics of Education Review, Review of Public Finance and other academic journals. His research papers are also published as book chapters, reports and discussion papers.

Academics

Academics

Urban Economics II - Commerical and Residential Land Markets (Fall 2018- Graduate)

Introduction to Urban Economics (Fall 2018- Undergraduate)