Dr. Ishtiaque Fazlul is a research intensive clinical assistant professor of economics at Kennesaw State University and an affiliate faculty at the Education Economics Center. He is an applied microeconomist working on data-driven and evidence-based policy design in the fields of health and education. Dr. Fazlul's research evaluates how policies and institutions affect health and education and explores ways of better measuring policy-relevant variables in these fields. His work explores how social factors, financing systems, and organizational structures and processes affect health and education; the effect of federal and state health policies on access to and disparities in care; behavioral health; the economics of addiction; maternal and child health; measurement of student disadvantage; and school funding. Dr. Fazlul has published in Health Economics; Health Services Research; INQUIRY: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision, and Financing; American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Focus; Economics of Education Review; Applied Economics Letters; and BMC Women's Health.
Dr. Fazlul received his PhD from Georgia State University in 2020. He was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Missouri before joining Kennesaw State.