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[gap height=”20″] The Centre for Research in Economics and Business was established in 2007 to conduct policy oriented research with a rigorous academic perspective on key development issues facing Pakistan. The mission of CREB is to act as a think tank and economic policy discussion forum of the LahoreSchool of Economics; to undertake research on economic policies and institutions, train researchers to international standards and be recognized as a premier institution for producing quality work in economics and business in Pakistan.

The Lahore School of Economics [button link=”http://creb.org.pk/eleventh-annual-conference-on-the-management-of-the-pakistan-economy/” size=”large” color=”blue”]Eleventh Annual Conference [/button] on Management of the Pakistan Economy was held on March 25th – March 26th, 2015 

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Professor Robert Wade from London School of Economics gave the Keynote Address on “Why Interest in Industrialization Waned in the Development Agenda, to be replaced by ‘Extreme Poverty’ ” at the Eleventh Annual Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy.  Wade Download Abstracts for the Eleventh Annual Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy

Download CREB Research News, March 2015

CREB Staff presented at the Centre for the Study of African Economies Conference (CSAE), University of Oxford as part of the CSAE-Lahore School Collaboration which was mentioned in the World Bank blog 

CREB Working Paper No. 02-15
Natural Disasters and Social Capital: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Pakistan.
Uzma Afzal, Ginger Turner and Farah Said
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CREB Staff at the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), University of Oxford as part of the CSAE-Lahore School Collaboration [/one_half]

[one_half_last][separator headline=”h3″ title=”Research”][accordion open=”1″] [accordion-item title=”Research News” icon=”music”]From time to time CREB puts together its CREB Research Newsletter. It has information on current research projects at CREB, as well as of events such as the upcoming Annual Conference of the Lahore School of Economics and International Conferences where CREB staff presented papers Read More[/accordion-item] [accordion-item title=”Research Projects” icon=”star”]Understanding and Addressing Rural Poverty in Pakistan: Oxford-Lahore School Collaboration Read More .[/accordion-item] [accordion-item title=”CREB Publications”]CREB published articles aim to bring to a wider audience the research being done at the Centre.The studies under the working paper series comprise of rigorous analytical and empirical research while the policy paper series was started in 2010 with the aim to publish papers more directly targeted towards a policy audience. Read More[/accordion-item] [/accordion][/one_half_last]