Professional Activities

Director, World Bank Research Project on “Effects of Trade Liberalization in SAFTA on India-Pakistan Trade,” 2004

Director, PSLM and HIES Surveys, Federal Bureau of Statistics, Pakistan

Member:

  • Board of Studies of QAU
  • Board of Studies of PIDE
  • Academic Council QAU
  • Committee for Development of Social Sciences and Humanities in Pakistan, HEC
  •  NIBAF Board of Directors,  State Bank of Pakistan
  • Governing Council of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics

Chairman, Programme on Econometrics & Statistics, State Bank of Pakistan – Organized training program for State Bank Employees in the Research Department, 2003

Chairman of 2002 Southeast Asia Region Econometric Society Meetings, held in Lahore, Pakistan.(Details on www.econometricsociety.org)

Elected to the Council of the Econometrics Society 2004-5

Country Coordinator for Research Project Consortium on “Religion & Development”  DFID funded research project in collaboration with: University of Birmingham, Bath University, Nigerian Institute for Social and Economic Research, Dar-es-SalamUniversity of Tanzania,  CSSS of Jawaharlal Nehru University of India, Islamic Relief, 2005

Director of  Hajj Research Project, joint with HarvardUniversity funded by Harvard University, the Metanexus Institute for Religion and Science, and HEC, 2004-2006

Invited for consultation by SDE — Society for Development and Equity