CREB - Center for Research in Economics and Business

Waqar Ahmed Wadho

PhD, GREQAM, Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE), France
MS (Economic Theory), GREQAM, Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE), France
M.Sc (Economics), Quaid I Azam University, Islamabad
Assistant Professor: Economics
Email: w.wadho@lahoreschool.edu.pk

Research Interests

Endogenous Growth Theory, Economic Growth and Development, Corruption and Rent-seeking and Economics of Innovation

Published papers

Innovation in the Textiles Sector: A Firm-Level Analysis of Technological and Non-technological Innovation (with Azam Chaudhry) (2016) The Lahore Journal of Economics. 21-Special edition, pp129-166

Corruption, Tax Evasion and the role of Wage Incentives with Endogenous Monitoring Technology (2016) Economic Inquiry. Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 391-407

Education, Rent seeking and the Curse of Natural Resources (2014) Economics & Politics. Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 128-156

Control Rights, Bureaucratic Corruption and the Allocation of Resources (2011) European Journal of Law and Economics, DOI: 10.1007/s10657-010-9185-8

IMF Stabilization Programs, Policy Conduct and Macroeconomic Outcomes. A Case Study of Pakistan. (2006) The Lahore Journal of Economics. 11:1 Pp. 35-62. with Nawaz A. Hakro

Working papers

Innovation and Firm Performance in Developing Countries: A case of Pakistani Textiles Manufacturers

Innovation in the Textiles Sector of Pakistan: A Firm Level Analysis of Technological and Non-technological Innovation, Sources of Knowledge Spillovers, Constraints, and Economic Returns

Rent-seeking, Government Size and Economic Growth

Education, Rent-seeking and the Curse of Natural Resources

Steal if You Need. Capitulation Wages with Endogenous Monitoring

Research in progress

  • Measuring Innovation in the Textiles Sector of Pakistan with Azam Chaudhry (Lahore School of Economics)
  • Innovation and Firm-growth in developing countries: A case of Pakistani Textiles
  • Innovation and Competition: Evidence from firm level data of Textile sector of Pakistan
  • Inter-generational transmission of patience: implications for Economic Growth