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Tariq Raza

Project Coordinator, Innovation & Technology Centre (ITC)

Tariq Raza completed his undergraduate degree from the Lahore school of Economics, where he earned a BSc degree with a double majors in Economics and Finance. He then completed his Masters in Economics (Finance) from the University of Edinburgh. He started his career by working at renowned consultancy firms where he assisted the team in project analysis, contract negotiations, client-interfacing and process development for startup ventures. Later he joined the Lahore School of Economics as a Research Associate on an International Growth Centre (IGC) funded project which looked at organizational barriers in the adoption of technology. He is currently conducting research at the Lahore School of Economics on innovation, technology and firm behavior.

Research Interests

Behavioral and Organizational Economics with focus on firm/labor productivity, innovation, & technology


"Measuring Technology Differences Across Football Manufacturers in Sialkot", The Lahore Journal of Economics, Special Edition, Sept. 2016 (forthcoming).
"On the Origins and Development of Pakistan's Soccer-Ball Cluster," with David Atkin, Shamyla Chaudry, Amit K. Khandelwal, Azam Chaudry and Eric Verhoogen in the World Bank Economic Review (2016).

Conferences Attended

The Lahore School of Economics 12th International Annual Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy with the theme "Technology, Entrepreneurship and Productivity Growth - Where Pakistan stands and where it must go".

Degrees :
MSc Economics (Finance), University of Edinburgh, UK
BSc Economics & Finance , Lahore School of Economics, Pakistan

Tel : +92-310-2300444
Office : : FH 3, Innovation and Technology Centre

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