Wayne State University

Aim Higher

Mohammad Usama Toseef

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PhD Student in Economics, Graduate Teaching Assistant
Research Focus

Health Economics

Courses Taught

Principles of Macroeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics

Intermediate Microeconomics



2014-Present PhD Student in Economics, Wayne State University, Detroit 

   Field: Health Economics

2016                Masters in Economics, Wayne State University, Detroit

2009-2013       BSc in Economics, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

Professional Associations

2016-Present Gerontological Society of America

Honors and Awards

Pre-Doctoral Training Fellowship at Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University (Fall 2016-Present)

Samuel M. Levin Economics Award for the Best Economics Paper 2016, Wayne State University

Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award, Wayne State University (2014-Present)


Rana Ejaz Ali Khan, Toseef Azid, Mohammad Usama Toseef, (2012) "Determinants of food security in rural areas of Pakistan", International Journal of Social Economics, 39(12): 951 – 964. 

Academic Experience

Attended London School of Economics (LSE) Summer School 2011


Poster Presentation, Gerontological Society of America, New Orleans, November 2016 

Title: Has Foreign Aid Improved the Longevity of Individuals in Recipient Nations

Presenter, 2nd International Conference on Islamic Economics and Economies of the OIC Countries ICIE 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Title: Labor Market in the Islamic Framework: a literature survey