M. Najeeb Shafiq
Faculty - Executive Director of CIES

Presentations

Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2019, April). Book Proposals for Quantitative Studies in "Education in a Global Perspective" Book Series: Context and Ideas. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education Society, annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2019, April). Book Proposals for Quantitative Studies in "Education in a Global Perspective" Book Series: Context and Ideas. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education Society, annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.
Disrupting Classrooms: The Possibilities of Research-Practice Partnerships for Understanding the Influence of Technology. Co-Presenter, The Western Pennsylvania Forum for Superintendents, Pittsburgh, PA, 12 April 2019.
Disrupting Classrooms The Possibilities of Research-Practice Partnerships for Understanding the Influence of Technology. Co-Presenter, Western Pennsylvania Forum for School Superintendents, Pittsburgh, PA, 12 April 2019.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb, Robert Toutkoushian and Alexandria Valerio (2019, April). Who benefits most from higher education in low- and middle-income countries? Paper presented at AERA, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb, Robert Toutkoushian and Alexandria Valerio (2019, April). Who benefits most from higher education in low- and middle-income countries? Paper presented at AERA, Toronto, ON, Canada.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2018, April). The social benefits of education in the Middle East and South Asia: A behind the scenes look. Presenter, Department of Education Policy and Social Analysis, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, 12.
Invited guest presenter at Teachers College, Columbia University
Shafiq, M. N., Devercelli, A., & Valerio, A. (2017, March). The long-term benefits of early childhood education in low- and middle-income economies. Paper presented at the Association for Education Finance and Policy, annual meeting, Washington, DC.
Shafiq, M. N. (2016). Behavioral economics and education policy. Department of Social and Decision Sciences and Heinz School of Public Policy and Management, Carnegie Mellon University. Pittsburgh, PA, 17 November 2016.
Shafiq, M. N. (2016). Education policy insights from comparative education economics: The long-term benefits of early childhood education in low- and middle-income economies. Department of Education Policy Studies, School of Education, University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI, 20 September 2016.
Shafiq, M. N. (2016). Education policy insights from comparative education economics: The social benefits of education in low- and middle-income countries. Presenter, School of Education, University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI, 19 September 2016.
Shafiq, M. N. (2016). Investing in early learning to build future skills. Co-Presenter, Education Global Practice, The World Bank, DC, June 8, 2016.
Discussant: Reimagining the education school of tomorrow. Roundtable Participant, South Asia Institute (SAI) at Harvard University. Cambridge, MA.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2016). Is education a panacea? Evidence from the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. Invited talk, Comparative, International and Development Education Collaborative (CIDEC) Program Seminar, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. Toronto, ON.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb and Alexandria Valerio (2015). Social origins, cognitive skills, and social destinations in low- and middle-income economies. Paper presented at the Skills Global Solutions Group (GSG) Seminar Series, The World Bank, Washington, DC.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb and Anna Vignoles (2015, October). Returns or revolution? Education, earnings, and protest during the Arab Spring and the Arab Winter. Paper presented at the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS) Annual Meeting, Conference on Islam and Human Capital, Princeton University. Princeton, NJ.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2015). The social benefits of education in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia. Visiting Scholar and Presenter, sponsored by the Department of Economics and College of Education, Michigan State University. Lansing, MI.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2015). A comparative study of early childhood education participation and long-term outcomes. Invited Presentation, Office of International Studies in Education (OISE) and Asian Studies Center, Lansing, MI.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2015, April). The social benefits of education in the Middle East and South Asia. Guest presenter, seminar sponsored by the International Educational Development Program, Graduate School of Education, the Middle East Center, and the South Asia Centre at the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA, April 9, 2015.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2015, March). Chair's remarks: Fifty years of comparative studies of educational returns: A panel in honor of Martin Carnoy and George Psacharopoulos. Remarks presented at the Comparative and International Education Society, annual meeting, Washington, DC.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb (2015, March). Discussant: Raising the bar for education research: Guidance for increased rigor in assessing and generating evidence. Discussant, workshop sponsored by Building Evidence in Education (BE2)-a group consisting of the World Bank, the United Kingdom Department for International Development, and USAID. Comparative and International Education Society, annual conference. Washington, DC.
Shafiq, M. Najeeb & Anna Vignoles (2015, March). Returns and revolution? Education, earnings and protests in the Arab world. Paper presented at the Comparative and International Education Society, annual meeting, Washington, DC.

Did Sweden's voucher scheme undermine social cohesion? Empirical evidence for the 1999-2009 period

Sep 2012


Seminar, Learnings Sciences and Policy Program, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh


Grievances, opportunity and protest in four Arab states

Sep 2012

Globalziation Workshop, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh

Grievances, opportunity and protest in four Arab states

Aug 30, 2012


American Political Science Association (APSA), annual meetings, New Orleans, LA. Conference canceled because of Hurricane Isaac. 


Education and protest among labor force participants in Arab States

Apr 23, 2012

Comparative & International Education Society, annual meetings, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Education and protest among labor force participants in Arab States

Apr 12, 2012


Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL


Education, employment & protest in the Arab world

Nov 16, 2011


College of Education, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA


An alternative approach to measuring the financial return from attending college

Nov 2011
Association for the Study of Higher Education, annual meeting, Charlotte, NC

A Statistical Analysis of School Enrollment in Iraq

May 2011
Comparative and International Education Society, annual meeting, Montreal, Canada

Education and Globalization

Apr 2011
“Access: Resources, Information, and Technology for the World,” Pugwash Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Th Role of Curricular Content and Public Attitudes in Predominantly Muslim Countries

Apr 2011
Presentation to students in Department of Instruction and Learning, University of Pittsburgh

Exploring a Career at a Research I Institution

Mar 2011
Research Conference, Council of Graduate Students in Education, University of Pittsburgh, PA

Education, Income and Support for Suicide Bombing in the Muslim World

Feb 2011
Ford Institute for Human Security, University of Pittsburgh, PA

Sources of Education Data & Secondary Data Analysis

Jan 2011
Council of Graduate Students in Education, University of Pittsburgh, PA
Disrupting Classrooms: The Possibilities of Research-Practice Partnerships for Understanding the Influence of Technology. Co-Presenter, The Western Pennsylvania Forum for Superintendents, Pittsburgh, PA, 12 April 2019.
M. Najeeb Shafiq

Contact

University of Pittsburgh
5911 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 South Bouquet Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
412-648-1832
mnshafiq@pitt.edu