Tariq Khan is a Research Analyst in the Global Macroeconomics department, currently supporting work on our Global Economic Monitor, Global Macro Views, Growth Tracker and EM Bank Lending Survey. Prior to joining the IIF, Tariq developed his career at the World Bank doing financial modelling and at the Ontario Ministry of Finance in the Economic and Revenue Forecasting and Analysis Branch. He is a citizen of both the twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and Canada.
Tariq holds an M.A. in International Economics and Finance from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), graduating 2nd in his class. There, his capstone project evaluated the potential of offsetting a controlled depreciation of the Trinidad and Tobago dollar with a reduction in VAT on imports. At undergraduate level, he also studied International Economics and Finance at Ryerson University placing 1st in his graduating class and winning the Carla Cassidy and William Henry Pope Awards for the highest CGPA across the faculty after 3 academic years of study.