Naved Hamid

Naved Hamid is the Director at CREB and Professor of Economics at the Lahore School of Economics. His research interests are in the broad areas of growth and development, industry and trade, political economy and economic policy. Naved is a member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the State Bank of Pakistan, the Advisory Committee of the Pakistan Planning Commission and Country Co-Director, Pakistan, International Growth Centre (IGC). He was a member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, the Governing Council of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, the Punjab Chief Minister’s Economic Advisory Council and the Advisory Panel of Economists (and Chair of the Working Group on Export Competitiveness and Growth Strategy) for the Tenth Five Year People’s Plan, constituted by the Pakistan Planning Commission. He was previously the Principal Economist at the South Asia Regional Department at the Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, Professor at the Lahore University of Management Sciences and Associate Professor at the Punjab University.

Journal Articles

Are Agricultural Markets in the Punjab Technically Efficient? (with Fatima Arshad and Mahniya Zafar), The Lahore Journal of Economics, Vol 25(1), 2020

Exchange Rate Management and Economic Growth: A Brewing Crisis in Pakistan (with Azka Sarosh Mir), The Lahore Journal of Economics, Special Edition, pp.73-110, 2017

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Digital Economy (with Faizan Kalid), The Lahore Journal of Economics, Special Edition, pp.273-312, 2016

Pakistan: A Case of Premature Deindustrialization? (with Maha Khan), The Lahore Journal of Economics, Special Edition, pp.107-141, 2015

The Textiles and Garments Sector: Moving up the Value Chain (with Ijaz Nabi and Rafia Zafar), The Lahore Journal of Economics, Special Edition, pp.283-306, 2014

Patterns of Export Diversification, Evidence from Pakistan (with Hamna Ahmed), The Lahore Journal of Economics, SE Vol. 19, 307-326, 2014

The Opportunities and Pitfalls of Pakistan’s Trade with China and Other Neighbors (with Sarah Hayat), The Lahore Journal of Economics, Special Edition, pp.271-292, 2012

Financing Constraints; Determinants and Implications for Firm Growth in Pakistan (with Hamna Ahmed), The Lahore Journal of Economics, Vol. 16, 2011

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

Marketing, Price and Trade Reforms Needed for a More Diverse and Dynamic Agriculture (with Mahniya Zafar) Fourteenth International Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy, Lahore School of Economics, 2018