Graduate in Economics from NUST Islamabad
A graduate in Economics from NUST, Islamabad and currently employed as a Credits Officer at Bank Al-Habib Limited. This conference has enabled me to present my work regarding income differentials in Police and Excise and Taxation Departments' Employees in Peshawar and hope to get enlightened by other research presentations by fellow participants.
PhD student in Applied Economics at School of Economics and Finance
Mr. Waheed Ali is a final year PhD student in Applied economics at school of economics and finance, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China. His research area is Applied economics, innovation management and corporate environmentalism. He has published high quality papers in well reputed journals such as: Journal of intellectual capital, European journal of innovation management and environmental science and pollution research.
Shaheera Jalil Albasit
Research Specialist at National Poverty Graduation Programme (NPGP)
Shaheera Jalil Albasit is serving as a Research Specialist at National Poverty Graduation Programme (NPGP), Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) in Islamabad. She has a Master's in Public Administration from Washington DC, USA where she was a Fulbright Scholar.
Muhammad Shahid Waheed
Research Specialist at National Poverty Graduation Programme (NPGP)
Muhammad Shahid Waheed, Phd fellow at Applied Economics Research Centre, previously did MPhil from Applied Economics Research Centre, and did Master's degree in Mathematics from KUST, kohat.
Jazib Mumtaz Research Scholar Special Interest in Income Inequality, Social Safety Nets and Household welfare Paper title: Impact of Social Safety Nets on Poverty Reduction, & Social Well-being: A Case Study of Sindh Province
Sadia Sherbaz is serving as a lecturer in Department of Economics, Fatima Jinnah Women University. Currently she is working on my PhD from Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE). her areas of interest are Microeconomics, Political Economics and Economics of Conflict.
Lecturer SESS Institute of Business Administration
Rabbia Tariq is a lecturer at the School of Economics and Social Sciences, IBA Karachi. Previously, she served as a lecturer at the School of Social Sciences and Humanities, NUST Islamabad where she was involved in teaching and research. She received her MSc and MPhil in Economics from Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad with distinction in both the degrees. Her research interests have shifted from macroeconomic issues to applied economics specifically related to poverty, wellbeing, and intergenerational mobility. She has an experience with research and supervision (undergraduate thesis) including both time-series and cross-sectional data.
PhD Finance La Trobe Business School, La Trobe University
Mohsin Khawaja has recently completed his PhD in Finance at La Trobe University, Australia. He completed his MBA from Northeastern University, USA and a B.S. degree in Computer Science from King Fahd University, Saudi Arabia. Mohsin has been actively involved in academic research with publications in several journals, including the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Emerging Markets Review, among others. Recently, Mohsin has been working as sessional lecturer and academic proofreader.
Research Analyst at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Islamabad.
Tehseen Ahmed is a development sector professional and an academician based in Islamabad. He teaches Economics at NUST and QAU and has worked on various projects funded by The World Bank and Asian Development Bank. He is currently working as a Research Analyst at International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Islamabad.
Dhani Bux Shah
Assistant Professor Sukkur IBA University
I am working in the field of Education from the last 14 years. Currently, I am a PhD Education candidate at The University of Melbourne, Australia. Earlier, I have secured M.S. (Educational Research and Evaluation) degree from the Northern Illinois University, USA in 2017. I have done my M.Ed from the Aga Khan University Karachi, Pakistan in 2008.
PhD Student Ca'Foscari University (Venice, Italy)
I am PhD student (last year) of Ca'Foscari University (Venice, Italy). The focus of my PhD thesis is regional economic complexity and how it influences regional and firm sustainability and growth, in particular during economic crisis.
Dr. Muhammad Luqman
Lecturer Kashmir Institute of Economics (KIE)
University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir
Lecturer, Kashmir Institute of Economics (KIE), University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzaffarabad (PhD from Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Islamabad).
Dr. Rafi Amir-ud-Din
Assistant Professor Department of Economics COMSATS University Islamabad
Dr. Rafi Amir-ud-Din is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, COMSATS University Islamabad, Lahore Campus. His research interests include public health, issues of poverty and wellbeing, domestic violence against women, and environmental quality. He regularly contributes his journalistic writing to "The News".
Research Fellow CBER
Institute of Business Administration
Sarah Nizamani is a development economist by training and currently working as a Research Fellow at the Institute of Business Administration Karachi. She is also a researcher at Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University, Hon.Research Fellow at Pakistan Institute of Development Economics and Leader at the Climate Reality Hub.
Ms. Nizamani's research focuses on understanding inequality of opportunities and assessing the inequalities in the developing countries. Her work combines socioeconomic micro-level big data with econometric techniques to analyze the distribution of opportunities. Her research on nexus in between economic growth and taxation has been published in several newspapers. Previously she has taught and assisted MPhil students with their coursework in macroeconomics and development economics at Applied Economics Research Center, University of Karachi.
Lecturer and Research Assistant at Lahore School of Economics (LSE)
I am a Lecturer and Research Assistant at Lahore School of Economics (LSE). I also assisted a few research projects at the Centre for Research in Economics and Business (CREB). My qualifications are MPhil in Economics from LSE and BSc. Hons in Economics from Kinnaird College, Lahore. My research interests include development, behavioral and experimental economics, and gender-gaps in education.
M.Phil Scholar Applied Economics Research Center University of Karachi
I am Rabia Kanwal, M.Phil Scholar from Applied Economics Research Center University of Karachi. I presented research papers in different national and international conferences. I served as a research assistant for a short-term research project under AERC".
Dr. Zubaria Andlib Assistant Professor Department of Economics Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology, Islamabad
PhD scholar Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST)
Sassi Bhutto (1st Author) Sassi Bhutto is a PhD scholar at Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST). She works in the Revenue Division of the Government of Pakistan and is also an occasional writer and contributor to DAWN.
Dr. Riaz Ahmed Shaikh (2nd Author) Prof. Dr. Riaz Shaikh is the Dean of the Faculty of Social Science at SZABIST and the Chairman of the Doctoral Committee at SZABIST. He is also an author of Tareekh ka Safar.
Ms. Riffat Mughal (3rd Author) Riffat Mughal is a PhD scholar at SZABIST. She is a lecturer in the Management Science department of SZABIST, Karachi.
Dr. Umer Khalid
PhD scholar in Economics from Quaid-e-Azam University
Dr. Umer Khalid is an economist by profession, with a broad ranging experience of over two decades in economic policy formulation & reforms, research & advocacy with key economic policy making organizations in Pakistan, in positions of progressive responsibility, including the State Bank of Pakistan and the Ministry of Finance. His working experience also encompasses engagement with policy think tanks/ civil society sector in the country and he has also carried out consulting assignments for international donor agencies. He has a PhD in Economics from Quaid-e-Azam University and has earlier obtained Masters in International and Development Economics from the Australian National University.
Professor of Economics at American University of Sharjah
and Research Fellow at Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan
Javed Younas is a Professor of Economics at American University of Sharjah. He is also affiliated with the Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan, Lahore, as a Research Fellow. In his previous academic/research positions, he has been an Aman Research Fellow at Harvard University, a Short-term Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and a faculty member at Central Michigan University. His research focus lies in the areas of international trade, the political economy of conflicts and security, energy, and behavioral and experimental economics. He has published papers in well-known journals including Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Oxford Economic Papers, Public Choice, Economics Letters, Journal of International Money & Finance, European Journal of Political Economy, and IMF Finance & Development, among others. His work has also been featured in the Academic Times, Journalist's Resource of Harvard Kennedy School, Slate, Oxford University Press Blog, Daily Business Recorder and Daily News. He earned a Ph.D. degree in Economics from West Virginia University in 2007. Read More
Masters in Economics from Konstanz University
Hammad Ezad is currently working at Love for Data, where he is working with the Data Science team as a Data Analyst for local and international firms. He completed his BS Economics and Mathematics from IBA Karachi and later went to Germany for his Masters in Economics from Konstanz University. His major area of interest are Economic Development, Financial Development and Financial Inclusion.
Dr. Fareena Noor Malhi
Assistant Professor in the School of Economics at University of the Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan
Currently, she is working as Assistant Professor in the School of Economics at University of the Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan. She completed her PhD from American University as a Fulbright Scholar. Her research interests include applied microeconomics and behavioral economics focusing on gender, education and health. Previously, she has also worked with international organizations like United Nations and Oxfam America.
Dr. Muhammad Umair
Lecturer/PhD Scholar at the Department of Economics, University of Karachi, Pakistan
Muhammad Umair is a Lecturer/PhD Scholar at the Department of Economics, University of Karachi, Pakistan. He has teaching experience of more than ten years. He has also published research articles in reputed national and international journals.
Research Fellow at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)
Nilam has served as Research Fellow at Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI). She is also associated with Applied Economics Research Centre (AERC) as Research Scholar and MPhil Candidate. Read More
Abid Rehman is PhD fellow in Economics working in the Field of Urban Economics jointly with the Lab of Interdisciplinary Spatial Analysis (LISA), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, UK and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan.
Professor of Economics and Political Economy
Dean Faculty of Management and Social Sciences at Lasbela University, Pakistan
Manzoor Ahmed is a professor of economics and political economy, and currently services as Dean Faculty of Management and Social Sciences at Lasbela University, Pakistan. He is also the consultant of Balochistan government for revenue, taxation and public finance management. He was a senior research fellow at Durham University Business School. He obtained BA from Government College, Lahore, MSc in Economics from Quad-i-Azam University, Islamabad, and MS in Economics & Finance, and PhD in Development Economics from Durham University, a prestigious British University. He published more than 50 peer-reviewed Journal articles, book chapters, research reports and monographs covering a wide range of issues including fiscal decentralisation, public finance, taxation, poverty, inequality, political economy of resource distribution, dynamics of nationalism, national integration, pitfalls of ethnic politics and conflicts, federalism and economic development, and China Pakistan Economic Corridor. He presented his research work and delivered keynote lectures in several national and international forums, and presented his research work in numerous national and international conferences and seminars.
Doctoral Candidate at the Chair of Maritime Business and Logistics, University of Bremen, Germany
My name is Ayesha Khan and I am a doctoral candidate at the Chair of Maritime Business and Logistics, University of Bremen, Germany. I have done M.Phil in Economics from University of Punjab, worked as a lecturer of Economics at Kinnaird College, Lahore