Rashid is an Assistant Professor at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. He holds a PhD in Economics from the New School for Social Research. Rashid's work showcases his interest in the importance of social and political identity for economic outcomes, and he has a long standing interest in internal and international migration from South Asia. He uses both quantitative and qualitative data collection methods for his research, and has led large household survey data collection efforts as well as experimental data, and semi-structured interviews and focus groups.
Rashid’s responsibilities within MIGNEX include survey data collection in Pakistan, policy review in Pakistan, and analysis of the effects of migration processes on development outcomes.