Muhammad Farhan Majid
Farhan Majid, Ph.D., is the L.E. and Virginia Simmons Fellow in Health and Technology Policy at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. Majid’s research examines the causes and consequences of maternal and child health with a particular interest in the role of religious institutions and social policies. Majid’s research has been published in economics and public health journals and cited by media outlets. He has received grants from the Hewlett Foundation, Grand Challenges Canada, The Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council to fund his work. Majid received a dual A.B. and A.M. in economics from Washington University in St. Louis and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Riverside. He previously has worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and McGill University.