Theresa Thompson Chaudhry
PhD and MA University of Maryland, College Park, USA
BSFS Georgetown University USA
Micro-Development, Industrial organization, Experimental and behavioral economics, New Institutional Economics
Same Jeans Same Stitch? A Comparison of Denim Production across Three Factories in Punjab, Pakistan, (with Mahvish Faran), The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2016, pp.211-236
Organization, Management, and Wage Practices in Pakistan's Electrical Fan and Ready-Made Garment Sectors, (with Mahvish Faran), The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2015, pp.183-204
Exporters in Pakistan and Firms Who Do Not Export: What's the Big Difference, (with Muhammad Haseeb), The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2014, pp.207-246
Microinsurance in Pakistan: Progress, Problems, and Prospects, (with Fazilda Nabeel) The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2013, pp.335-374
Los Clusters y el Uso de Marcas Colectivas en Censorcios de Exportaction, Trimestre Economico, 50(1): Jan- March 2013.
Prospects for Cooperative Marketing among Surgical Instrument Producers in Pakistan, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 16(1), 2011
Contracting and Efficiency in the Surgical Goods Cluster of Sialkot, Pakistan, South Asia Economic Journal, 12(1), 2011.
Norms of Cooperation, Trust, Altruism, and Fairness: Evidence from Lab Experiments on Pakistani Students,(with Misha Saleem), The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2013, pp.347-375
Relational Contracting in Pakistan’s Surgical Instrument Cluster: An Empirical Study,Pakistan Development Review, 49(3): Autumn 2010.
Estimating Residential Electricity Demand Responses in Pakistan’s Punjab, The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2013, pp.107-138
Microeconomic Flexibility in India and Pakistan: Employment Adjustment at the Firm Level, The Lahore Journal of Economics, September 2013, pp.17-27
The Effects of Rising Food and Fuel Costs on Poverty in Pakistan (with Azam Chaudhry), The Lahore Journal of Economics, September 2013, pp.117-138
Industrial Clusters in Developing Countries: A Survey of the Literature, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 10 (2), Winter 2005.
The impact of decentralization on service delivery, corruption, fiscal management and growth in developing and emerging market economies: A synthesis of empirical evidence,(with Anwar Shah and Heng-Fu Zou), CESifo DICE Report: Journal for Institutional Comparisons 2004: 1.
Beyond the Poverty Line: A Multi-dimensional Analysis of Poverty in Pakistan, (with Azam Chaudhry, Muhammad Haseeb, and Uzma Afzal), in Rashid Amjad and Shahid Javed Burki (ed.) Pakistan: Moving the Economy Forward, Cambridge University Press, 2015
Implementing Decentralized Local Governance: A Treacherous Road with Potholes, Detours, and Road Closures,(with Anwar Shah), in Jorge Martinez-Vazquez (ed.) Reforming Intergovernmental Fiscal Relations and the Rebuilding of Indonesia, Edward Elgar Press, 2004.
Health and Socio-Economic Effects of Cousin Marriage: Evidence from A Quasi-Random Research Design, (with Mushfiq Mobarak, Julia Brown, Tatyana Zelenska, M. Nizam Khan, Shamyla Chaudry, Rana Abdul Wajid, and Alan Bittles)
Economic Geography and Total Factor Productivity in Pakistan's Manufacturing Hub, (with Muhammad Haseeb and Maryiam Haroon).
Resource Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity in Punjab, (with Muhammad Haseeb) CREB Working Paper No. 01-14., 2014
Implementing Decentralized Local Governance: A Treacherous Road with Potholes, Detoturs, and Road Closures, (with Anwar Shah) Policy Research Working Paper #3353, Washington DC: The World Bank, 2004
Research In Progress
- Benchmarking of Productivity in Pakistan’s Readymade Garment Sector
with Azam Chaudhry (Lahore School of Economics), Mahvish Faran (Lahore School of Economics/University of Sheffield), Christopher Woodruff (University of Oxford), Rocco MacChiavello (London School of Economics)
- Incentivizing Attendance in Production Teams
with Zunia Tirmazee (Lahore School of Economics), Muhammad Haseeb (University of Warwick), Christopher Woodruff (University of Oxford)
- Evaluating the Impact of Punjab’s Girls Stipend Program
with Anam Masood (Lahore School of Economics)