• LUMS-USIP Junior Fellowship in Peace and Conflict Studies, Fall Semester, 2016

    We are inviting research proposals for 3 fellowships in the Fall Semester 2016 (September 2016 to January 2017). The aim of the fellowship is to groom and train young scholars in the field of Peace and Conflict Studies and promote innovative, empirical research and fresh approaches to the study of conflicts and peace building. Our interest is in the following areas:New approaches to Peace and...

  • The Paradoxes of South Asian Citizenship 1946-72

    The Mahbub ul Haq Research Center at the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to present:The Paradoxes of South Asian Citizenship, 1946-72Speaker: Dr. Joya ChatterjiDate: March 28, 2016Time: 5:00 - 7:00 PMLocation: SS Auditorium, LUMSDr. Chatterji is professor of South Asian history at Cambridge University and the Director of the Centre of South Asian...

  • Regional Competitiveness Studies: Research Study on Auto Sector

    LUMS Economics Professors launched the Regional Competitiveness of the Auto Sector in Pakistan report at LUMS on March 28, 2016. The event, organised in collaboration with the World Bank and Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS), presented the report described below. The full report can be downloaded here.The auto industry of Pakistan is at a crossroads and policy...

  • Regional Competitiveness Studies: Research Study on Auto Sector

    LUMS Economics Professors launched the Regional Competitiveness of the Auto Sector in Pakistan report at LUMS on March 28, 2016. The event, organised in collaboration with the World Bank and Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS), presented the report described below. The full report can be downloaded here.The auto industry of Pakistan is at a crossroads and policy...

  • MGSHSS Faculty Attends the Punjab Innovation Showcase 2016

    The Pakistan Technology Innovation Board (PTIB) and Sub-National Government Programme (SNG) recently hosted the Punjab Innovation Showcase 2016, which was a well-attended event. Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) faculty, Prof. Usman Khan presented on leading innovative programmes that are revolutionising the delivery of health and education services...

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Faculty In focus

  • Abid Aman Burki

    Professor

    Dr. Abid Aman Burki is a Professor of Economics at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He was also Director of the Centre for Management and Economic Research of LUMS from 2003 to 2010. Dr. Burki received his PhD in Economics from Kansas State University. Prior to his appointment at LUMS, he was on the economics faculty of Quaid-i-Azam University (1985-2002) most recently as Professor and Head of the Economics Department. He...

  • Adeel Tariq

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Adeel Tariq is an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Economics at the Lahore University of Management Sciences....

  • Ali Cheema

    Associate Professor

    Ali Cheema is Associate Professor of Economics and the Head of the Economics Department. A Rhodes Scholar, he holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge, an MPhil in Economics and Politics from the University of Cambridge, a BA Honours in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford, and a BA in Mathematics and Statistics from Government College, Lahore. He has recently been asked to co-convene (with Profs. Barry Weingast,...

  • Antonio Marasco

    Assistant Professor

    Antonio Marasco joined LUMS as an Assistant Professor in August 2006. Prior to joining LUMS, he had a one-year teaching appointment in Atilim University, Ankara. From 1990 to 1994 he was employed in the insurance sector at Lloyd Adriatico of Trieste. He has been a teaching assistant at the University College, London and a visiting instructor at Bilkent University. His teaching interests are in intermediate macroeconomics, growth theories, and...

  • Ayesha Ali

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Ayesha Ali has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Economics - (MGSHSS).She recently obtained her PhD in Economics from the University of Toronto, Canada in 2016 after completing her MA in International Policy Studies from Stanford University, MA in Economics from University of British Columbia and Bachelor’s in Economics & Finance from McGill University, Canada.Dr. Ali’s current research is...

  • Bilal Khan

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Bilal Khan completed his PhD in Economics in 2014 from Northern Illinois University, USA. He joined LUMS in August 2014 as assistant professor. Prior to joining LUMS, he taught economics and mathematics courses at the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, Northern Illinois University, and Kishwaukee College. His research interests include applied microeconomic theory, game theory, and auction Theory. 

  • Faisal Bari

    Associate Professor

    Faisal Bari is Associate Professor of Economics at LUMS. He teaches in the areas of microeconomics, industrial organization, game theory and development. His research interests are broadly in the same areas as well. Recent research/consulting work has been focused on rural Punjab, NWFP and Balochistan. He is currently also a Visiting Research Fellow at Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre where he is involved in a 5 year four-country...

  • Hadia Majid

    Assistant Professor

    Hadia Majid is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Lahore University of Management Sciences. A Fulbright Scholar, she holds a PhD in Development Economics from The Ohio State University, an MA in Economics from The Ohio State University, an MSc in Economics from University of Warwick, and a BSc in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences....

  • Husnain Fateh Ahmad

    Assistant Professor

    PhD, University of IowaMy research interests are varied but fall under the umbrella of microeconomics theory and industrial organisation. I have applied behavioural game theory to study the phenomenon of over bidding in first and second price auctions as well as modelled the effects of corruption in the form of bribery on total welfare and efficiency. Since joining LUMS, my interests have expanded, and I have been conducting...

  • Imtiaz ul Haq

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Imtiaz ul haq is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. He completed his PhD in Finance from the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester (UK). He also holds an MSc in Finance from the Manchester Business School and a BSc (Hons) in Economics from the Lahore University of Management Sciences.

  • Irfan Ahmad Qureshi

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Irfan Qureshi has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Economics - (MGSHSS)....

  • Khalid Mir

    Associate Professor

    Khalid Mir joined LUMS as an Assistant Professor in September 2007. He did his PhD from The University of Essex with a focus on child labour. He has an MSc from The London School of Economics and Political Science. His current research interests lie primarily in child labour and globalisation, the political economy of development- in particular: the role of institutions in the transformation to market societies and the effects on social...

  • Maheen Javaid

    Teaching Fellow

    Ms. Javaid is a Master of Science in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences. She was awarded a gold medal in her Master’s degree and her thesis focused on intergenerational mobility. She also completed her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from LUMS and was placed on the Dean’s Honor List. During her undergraduate studies, she was involved in research projects on Labor markets, Labor Social Protection and...

  • Muhammad Farid Ahmed

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Muhammad Farid Ahmed

  • Muhammad Farooq Naseer

    Assistant Professor

    Farooq Naseer is a development economist with interests in education, human development and political economy. He teaches econometric methods to undergraduate and graduate students at LUMS and has previously taught development and microeconomics. His work often requires the use of empirical methods with rich micro-data from household and community surveys to study issues ranging from social stratification, poverty and inter-generational...

  • Mushtaq A. Khan

    Associate Professor

    Dr Khan has 16 years of teaching and research experience at Quaid-e-Azam University and Kansas State University. He was previously the Head of the Economics Department at Suleyman Demirel University, Kazakhstan. He has taught various courses including Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Money, Banking and Financial Markets. His specialisations include econometrics, labour economics, micro economics, regulatory economics,...

  • Rashid Memon

    Assistant Professor

    I continue to pursue interests in the role of social identity in economic interaction using survey and experimental data. My current work focuses on post recruitment discrimination in a lab setting. In collaboration with Prof. Sheheryar Banuri, I am exploring how colleagues and supervisors may undervalue the merit of members of subaltern groups. In another study, with Prof. Husnain Fateh, I am exploring whether the success of members of...

  • S.M. Turab Hussain

    Associate Professor

    Turab Husain's research interests have ranged from migration theory and policy, poverty and rural development to trade and development. Recently published research has been on industrial policy, migration and remittances, prospects of trade with India and on Pakistan's experience at dispute settlement within the WTO. Teaching interests are in Development Theory, International Trade, Macroeconomics and Trade and Development.

  • Saher Asad

    Assistant Professor

    I am currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. I received my Ph.D. in Economics from George Washington University in 2015.  In my research, I collected novel data sets in Pakistan and utilized them to study the socio-economic impacts of modern information and communication technologies (ICTs) in Pakistan.

  • Sanval Nasim

    Assistant Professor

    Dr. Sanval Nasim is an Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Economics - (MGSHSS)....

  • Syed Ali Hasanain

    Assistant Professor

    Ali Hasanain is a 2014-2016 Oxford-Princeton Global Leaders Fellow, and an Assistant Professor of Economics at LUMS, as well as a member of EGAP. His recent research has studied how Information and Communications Technology (ICT) can be applied in underdeveloped countries to improve governance and market outcomes. He has also studied how individuals’ personal characteristics mediate the success of this process. Ali also serves on the...

  • Syed Muhammad Hussain

    Assistant Professor

    I graduated from LUMS in 2006 and went for my Ph.D. on a Fulbright Scholarship in 2007. I graduated from the University of Rochester, NY in 2012. 

  • Usman Elahi

    Teaching Fellow

    Mr. Usman Elahi is working as a teaching fellow in department of economics since Fall 2014-15. He has completed his Master’s degree in Finance and Economics from London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 2014. He also holds Master and Bachelor (Hons) degree in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). Research interests includes areas in applied economics and international finance.