Javed Younas is Professor of Economics at American University of Sharjah (AUS). He has also been an Aman Research Fellow at Harvard and a visiting scholar at the Fedsral Reserve Bank of St. Louis. His research interests lie in the areas of development economics, trade, conflicts, and behavioral economics. He has papers published in the well-known journals. His work has been featured in the Journalist's Resource of Harvard Kennedy School, Slate, Oxford University Press Blog, Daily Business Recorder and Daily News.