Muhammed Y. Idris is the PERFORM Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Science, Preventative Health, and Health Policy at Concordia University, where he is also the co-founder of the Data Sciences Lab at the PERFORM Centre. His research spans various topics within political economics ranging from poverty and child health to political instability and financial risk. As a computational social scientist, Muhammed is also interested in the research and development of open-source tools for leveraging socially-generating "big data" in applied empirical anlayses.
researchAcculturation, Socio-economics, and Childhood Obesity. (with Jennifer J. McGrath and Elizabeth C. Quon)
Comparative Political Economics and Institutions in the Middle East and North Africa. Ph.D. Dissertation
Financial Market Reactions to Terrorism. (with Bryan J. Arva).
Proportional Hazards Analysis of Survival Data with Tied Survival Times: Theory and Best Practices. (with Christopher Zorn).
Leadership in Energy Diversification: The Case of the United Arab Emirates. Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy. 2015. (with Joelle Thomas).
PETRARCH: Python Engine for Text Resolution And Related Coding Hierarchy. 2013. (with John Beiler and Phillip A. Schrodt).
The Domestic Politics of International Sanctions. Best Masters Thesis Award.
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