Taha Kasim

M. Taha Kasim

Robert E. Hughes Assistant Professor of Economics

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M. Taha Kasim (PhD, Georgia State University) joined the Economic department in 2016. His research interests include topics in environmental and urban economics with focus mostly on the impact environmental and urban policy could have on household and/or firm behavior and the impact policies could have on environmental outcomes. Most recently, he has studied how households respond to price-based policies, the impact information disclosure policies could have on environmental quality, and the influence of normative appeals and non-pecuniary strategies on behavioral outcomes. At Furman, Dr. Kasim has taught Introduction to Economics, Urban Economics, Economics of the Environment and Empirical Methods.

Dr. Kasim is an ardent follower of cricket and loves instructing others about the sport. If somebody wants to know where the “silly point” fielding position is on a cricket field or how to ball a “googly”, please don't hesitate to contact him.

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