Fuad Hasanov holds a PhD in economics from the University
of Texas in Austin. He currently holds the position of Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and is an Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University economics department.
He has been associated with Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan as an Assistant Professor of Economics for three years (2004-07). He is also the co-editor, with Reda Cherif and Min Zhu, of Breaking the Oil Spell (Economic diversification in oil exporting countries).
Fuad's most recent research has focused on growth, innovation, and state policies.