Shafaat Yar Khan is an Economist at the East Asia and Pacific Chief Economist Research Center based in the Malaysia office. His research interests include International Trade Policy and Development. His work has focused on the dynamic effects of trade policy changes, and on the productivity-enhancing effects of trade reforms. His research consists of widely varying methodologies ranging from empirical work on comprehensive customs datasets to estimating structural general equilibrium models. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rochester (2020).