CREB - Center for Research in Economics and Business

Theresa Thompson Chaudhry

PhD and MA University of Maryland, College Park, USA
BSFS Georgetown University USA
Professor Economics
Email: theresa@lahoreschool.edu.pk

Research Interests

Micro-Development, Industrial organization, Experimental and behavioral economics, New Institutional Economics

Published papers

Same Jeans Same Stitch? A Comparison of Denim Production across Three Factories in Punjab, Pakistan, (with Mahvish Faran), The Lahore 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 Lahore 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 Lahore Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2014, pp.207-246

Microinsurance in Pakistan: Progress, Problems, and Prospects, (with Fazilda Nabeel) The Lahore 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 Lahore 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 Lahore 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.

Book chapters

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.

Working papers

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