Guest Speakers

Dr. Sohail Jahangir Malik
President, Innovative Development Strategies LLC, Washington DC

He has worked in the United States, Africa, Asia and Australia. He has been Senior Policy Adviser at the International Food Policy Research Institute; Vice President of John Mellor Associates; and, Senior Economist and Poverty Cluster Coordinator at World Bank in Washington DC.
He has been a member of several high level national and international policy and academic advisory committees and commissions.

Prof. Dr. Mumtaz Anwar Chanudhary
Dean, Faculty of Business, Economics and Administrative Sciences at University of the Punjab

Prof. Dr. Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhary, did his Postdoc in Public Policy from Harvard University (US) and received a PhD in Economics from University of Hamburg (Germany). His areas of interest include political economy, economic development, governance, and development policy.
Dr. Chaudhry is a seasoned academician with a diversified research portfolio having extensively published in leading national and international economics journals. Dr. Chaudhry served as Director of Punjab Economic Research Institute, Planning and Development Department, Government of Punjab.
Currently, He is serving as Dean, Faculty of Business, Economics and Administrative Sciences, Chairman, Department of Economics, and Head School of Economics, University of the Punjab.

Dr. Mahmood Khalid
Senior Research Economist, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad

Dr. Mahmood Khalid has done his PhD in Economics from Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad. His areas of specialization are Fiscal Policy and Microeconomics. He also worked in planning commission, state bank of Pakistan, PTA and Punjab Education Department.
Currently he is serving as Senior Research Economist, PIDE Islamabad

Prof. Dr. Adbul Saboor
Chairman, Department of Economics, Dean Social sciences, Arid agriculture University Rawalpindi

Virtual University of Pakistan
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