CREB - Center for Research in Economics and Business
Centre for Research in Economics and Business
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 Lahore School 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.

News

The Applied Development Economics Seminar Series: webinars starting every Tuesday, from 7 July 2020
News & Events

The Applied Development Economics Seminar Series: webinars starting every Tuesday, from 7 July 2020


CREB will hold the Sixteenth International Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy on 25 - 26 March 2020.
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"Third International Conference on Applied Development Economics on 9 - 11 September 2020: CANCELLED".


CREB Policy Paper No. 01-20
Undergraduate Female Students in Lahore: Perceived Constraints to Female Labour Force Participation.
Hamna Ahmed Mahreen Mahmud Farah Said ZuniaTirmazee
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CREB Policy Paper No. 02-19
Utilization of Health Microinsurance: Evidence from Focus Group Discussions.
Sadia Hussain, Muhammad Ahmad Nazif, Hamna Ahmad
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CREB Policy Paper No. 01-19
Utilization of Health Microinsurance in Punjab: Insights from Administrative Data.
Sadia Hussain, Hamna Ahmed
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Lahore School of Economics in collaboration with B4Develoopment are jointly hosting the Symposium on Behavioral Economics in Policy Making on 3rd September 2019.
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Second International Conference on Applied Development Economics (4-5 September 2019). Download Conference Program.

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Conferences

An important goal of the centre is to promote public debate on policy issues through conferences, seminars and publications. In this connection, the Centre organizes the Lahore School’s Annual Conference on the Management of Pakistan’s Economy. The proceedings of the Conference are published in a special issue of the Lahore Journal of Economics.

Research

At CREB we place great emphasis on building research networks and linkages with researchers within and outside the country, to bring people together with the right set of skills to help achieve these goals. CREB hosts visiting international scholars undertaking research on Pakistan and facilitates and coordinates research  by the faculty at the Lahore School.

Working Papers

The CREB Working Paper Series was started in 2008 to bring to a wider audience to the research being done at the Centre. The studies eligible for working papers comprise of rigorous analytical and empirical research.