Department of Economics


Welcome to Department of Economics

The Department of Economics of the Lahore School of Economics is an internationally recognized center for excellence in teaching and research. Our graduates regularly receive prestigious scholarships including the Fulbright and Commonwealth scholarships as well as acceptances into highly ranked graduate programs for further study. Our faculty continue to publish in top journals including the Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Review, World Development, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, World Bank Economic Review, Research Policy, Economic Journal, and Economic Inquiry.


Our Research Centres

The Lahore School of Economics has three Research Centers: The Centre for Research in Economics & Business (CREB), Graduate Institute of Development Studies (GIDS) and Innovation and Technology Centre (ITC). The Lahore School has an annual conference on the Management of Pakistan’s Economy attended by leading International and Pakistani Economists. The Department of Economics also publishes issues of its biannual Journal, Lahore Journal of Economics (LJE).


Interested in Studying Economics?

The Department is committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. At the postgraduate level, the Department's MPhil and PhD, programs are being recognized locally and internationally with a significant number of our students getting foreign scholarships for further academic work, a growing number of students being recruited by international development institutions and the private sector and a significant number of international publications.



OUR RESEARCH

To produce cutting edge research in the area of economics and other related fields which utilizes advanced theories, principles and analytical techniques to address key issues in economics, business, and public policy.




RESEARCH PROJECTS

The research program of the department is centered around a series of projects which will yield working papers, policy briefs, newspaper articles and journal articles. The main projects of the department are categorized based on the following seven Research Themes




IMPORTANT EVENTS


Basics of Multilevel Modeling

20th of March, 2020
Dr. Imran Hameed, Associate Professor, Lahore School of Economics


Economics Faculty Development Workshop, Spring Term 2020

Aud 9, Lahore School of Economics


IMPORTANT EVENTS


Mar
05

Basics of Multilevel Modeling

Speaker(s): Dr. Imran Hameed, Associate Professor, Lahore School of Economics
Series: Economics Faculty Development Workshop, Spring Term 2020
Venue: Aud 9, Lahore School of Economics

Mar
04

Data Visualization using R language

Speaker(s): Dr. Rabab Mudakkar, Assistant Professor, Lahore School of Economics
Series: Economics Faculty Development Workshop, Spring Term 2020
Venue:Aud 9, Lahore School of Economics

Mar
03

Hands-on Microsoft Power BI

Speaker(s): Zarah Imad, Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer (Remote) Redcloud Technologies, London, Uk
Series: : Economics Faculty Development Workshop, Spring Term 2020
Venue:Aud 9, Lahore School of Economics

Mar
02

Discussion on linking course outlines to program and university objectives

Speaker(s): Dr. Azam Chaudhry, Professor & Dean, Faculty of Economics
Series: Economics Faculty Development Workshop, Spring Term 2020
Venue: Aud 9, Lahore School of Economics

Feb
20

Discussion on Faculty research 2018 & 2019 and planned research 2020, Department/Centre’s 5 years research programme and discussion on curriculum & Syllabi

Speaker(s): Dr. Azam Chaudhry, Professor & Dean, Faculty of Economics, Economics Faculty, Alumni & Subject Experts
Series: Board of Studies for Economics Meeting, Spring Term 2020
Venue:TRC 1, Lahore School of Economics

Feb
06

Economics Faculty Departmental Meeting & Research Presentation

Speaker(s): Dr. Azam Chaudhry, Professor & Dean, Department of Economics; Ms. Ramsha Noor (Candidate for MPhil)
Series: Economics Faculty Departmental Meetings, Spring Term 2020
Venue: TRC 1, Lahore School of Economics

Department of Economics

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