Data analytics, urban infrastructure development, real estate markets, transport and logistics management
Murtaza Haider is an associate professor of Supply Chain/Logistics Management and the Director of the Institute of Housing and Mobility Studies at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. He is also an adjunct professor in the Faculties of Engineering at McGill University and the University of Toronto. Haider has researched shippers' decision-making, market shares competition between rail and trucking, freight planning capabilities in Canada and the impact of sea-port capacities on Canada's global trade. Haider's research interests also include equity and poverty alleviation through infrastructure development. He has undertaken research on the mobility needs of single mothers in Qubec as well as exploring the dynamics of low home ownership rates among aboriginal households in urban Canada. Haider has also explored affordable transportation alternatives for the urban poor in South Asia. Furthermore, he has researched the role of community-based water supply and sanitation projects in improving health and livelihoods of low-income households in South Asia. His work experience includes Nesbitt Burns and United Press International.