Mr. Haris Gazdar is an Associate Fellow at IDEAS. He is concurrently a Senior Research Associate at the Collective for Social Science Research (CSSR). Mr. Gazdar has extensive research experience in economics and social policy. He has taught in India, UK and Pakistan and also conducted research in these countries. At the CSSR, Mr. Gazdar works in the areas of social policy and political economy. Along with his consultancy and academic assignments, he has worked as an advisor to research programs, government and non-government organizations and political parties. He has several publications in the areas of poverty, social policy, conflict, political economy and development.