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Khairy A. Tourk Biography

Khairy A. Tourk

Khairy Tourk
Professor of Economics





Main Campus, IIT Tower, 18F7-2
Downtown Campus, Room 416


Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Economics
M.A., Vanderbilt University
B.S., University of Alexandria, Egypt, Economics


Dr. Khairy Tourk is Professor at IIT Stuart School of Business. He teaches international business, economic theory, finance, and international trade. He has served as a consultant to the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of Commerce. Professor Tourk is a Senior Advisor at the Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy.
Professor Tourk is a member of the China Group at the University of Chicago and an Associate Member of the Center for East Asian Studies at the same university. He was a visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo, Hitotsubashi University, and Nagoya University in Japan. In the year 2013-14, he has been appointed as visiting Chair Professor of Economics at Renmin University of China. 

Research Interests: 

Effect of China’s Rise on Developing Nations
Economic Development in China’s Western Provinces
Free Trade Areas and the New Global Economic Order
Japan's role in the Economic Modernization of East Asia: Past and Present