PhD Stanford University, California, USA
BA (Hons) Cambridge University, UK
Growth and Development, Political Economy, Economic Policy
Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Digital Economy (with Faizan Khalid) The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2016, pp.273-312
Pakistan: A Case of Premature Deindustrialization? (with Maha Khan) The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2015, pp.107-141
The Textiles and Garments Sector: Moving Up the Value Chain (with Ijaz Nabi and Rafia Zafar) The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2014, pp.283-306
Patterns of Export Diversification: Evidence from Pakistan (with Hamna Ahmed) The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2014, pp.307-326
The Opportunities and Pitfalls of Pakistan’s Trade with China and Other Neighbors (with Sarah Hayat) The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2012, pp.271-292
Financing Constraints; Determinants and Implications for Firm Growth in Pakistan (with Hamna Ahmed) The Lahore Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2011, pp.317-346
Rethinking Pakistan’s Development Strategy The Lahore Journal of Economics Special Edition, September 2008, pp. 47-62.
Private Finance Companies in LDCs: Lessons from an Experiment (with Ijaz Nabi), World Development, 17:8, 1989, pp. 128-1297.
Role of Small Scale Industries in Employment Generation: Some Basic Issues (with Ijaz Nabi), Pakistan Economic and Social Review, XXII:1-2, 1984, pp. 43-64.
Growth of Small Scale Industry in Pakistan Pakistan Economic and Social Review, XXI: 1-2, 1983, pp.37-76.
Dispossession and Differentiation of the Peasantry in the Punjab During Colonial Rule The Journal of Peasant Studies, 10:1, October 1982, pp.52-72
Regional Inequalities and Capitalist Development (with Akmal Hussain), Pakistan Economic and Social Review, XII: 3, 1974, pp. 255-88.
The Burden of Capitalist – A Study of Real Wages and Consumption, Pakistan Economic and Social Review, XII:1, 1974, pp. 46-70.
Preconditions for Successful Implementation of the People’s Work Programme, Pakistan Economic and Social Review, X: 1, 1972, pp.43-62.
Pakistan’s Economic System – A Stage of Transition (with Rashid Amjad Chaudhry), Pakistan Economic and Social Review, IX: 1-2, 1971, pp.47-79.
Books, Reports and Other Articles
Exports: Lessons from the Past and the Way Forward (with Hamna Ahmed and Mahreen Mahmud) in Rashid Amjad and Shahid Javed Burki (ed.) Pakistan: Moving the Economy Forward, Cambridge University Press, 2015
Migrant Remittances to South Asia: Determinants and Effect on Growth (with Mahreen Mahmud) Book chapter 2 in R M. K. Mujeri, & M. Wahiduddin (Eds.), Adjusting to Global Economic Volatility. The Case of South Asia. New Delhi: Academic Foundation 2014
The Silver Lining of the Noughties (with Ayesha Ali), The Herald (Decade Review Edition), January 2011.
South Asia: A Development Strategy for the Information Age Report on the South Asia Department Annual Conference, Manila: Asian Development Bank, 2006.
Economic Environment in Asia for Investment (with Naomi Chakwin), in Investing in Asia (ed. Charles Oman, Douglas Brooks, Colin Foy), Paris: Development Center of the OECD, 1997.
Exchange Rate Reform in Pakistan (with Javed Hamid), in Managing Policy reform in the real world – Asian experiences (e.d Geoffrey lamb, Rachel Weaving), World Bank EDI Seminar Series, 1992.
Industrial Incentive Structure: A Need for Reform in Financing Pakistan’s Development in the 1990s, (ed. Anjum Nasim), LUMS and Oxford University Press, 1992.
Industry and Trade Chapter in Foundations of Pakistan’s Political Economy – Towards an agenda for the 1990s (ed. William James, Subroto Roy), New Delhi: Sage Publications, 1992.
Pakistan Country Chapter (with Anjum Nasim and Ijaz Nabi) in The Political Economy of Agriculture Pricing Policy Volume 2, (ed. Anne Kruger, Alberto Valdez and Maurice Schiff), World Bank & John Hopkins University Press, 1991.
The Aid Partnership in Pakistan (with Ijaz Nabi), in Transitions in Development: The Role of Aid and Commercial Flows, (ed. Uma Lele and Ijaz Nabi), San Francisco: International Center for Economic Growth, 1991.
Agricultural Growth and Economic Development: The Case of Pakistan (with Wouter Tims), chapter in Agricultural Policies for the 1990s (ed. Sartjaz Aziz), Paris: OECD Development Center Studies, 1990.
Working papers/Policy papers
A Strategy for Reversing Pakistan’s Dismal Export Performance (with Hamna Ahmed, Mahreen Mahmud, Talal-ur-Rahim), CREB Policy Paper No. 01-10, July 2010.