CREB - Center for Research in Economics and Business

Fatima Tanveer


Fatima Tanveer is a Research Associate at CREB. Her main areas of research interest are Development Economics, Political Economy and Applied Microeconomics. Her MS Economics thesis studied the impact of physical school infrastructure on school enrollment in Punjab. Past research has also focused on the role of financial services such as mobile banking and financial inclusion and Fintech growth in Pakistan. Her current research in progress examines the reasons of economic growth slowdown in Pakistan with an emphasis on labor productivity decomposition effects of structural change and within sector productivity growth.

Email: fama.tanveer@gmail.com

Journal Articles

Is Pakistan Ready to Embrace Fintech Innovation? (with Bushra Naqvi and Syed Kumail Abbas Rizvi),The Lahore Journal of Economics, 23: 2: pp. 151–182, 2018

Mobile Banking: A Potential Catalyst for Financial Inclusion and Growth in Pakistan (with Bushra Naqvi and Syed Kumail Abbas Rizvi), The Lahore Journal of Economics, Special Edition, pp. 251 – 281, 2017

Presentations at Conferences

Economic Growth, Structural Change and Competitiveness in India and Pakistan since the 1960s – Performance Reversal and Lessons for Development Policy (with Fatima Arshad and Naved Hamid), Fifteenth International Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy, Lahore School of Economics, 2019

Is Pakistan Ready to Embrace Fintech Innovation? (with Bushra Naqvi and Syed Kumail Abbas Rizvi), Fourteenth International Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy, Lahore School of Economics, 2018

Mobile Banking: A Potential Catalyst for Financial Inclusion and Growth in Pakistan (with Bushra Naqvi and Syed Kumail Abbas Rizvi), Thirteenth International Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy, Lahore School of Economics, 2017