The IMF Resident Representative in Pakistan Ms. Esther Perez Ruiz from Washington D.C. will virtually present the key findings of their flagship publication, the Regional Economic Outlook “Building Resilience and Fostering Sustainable Growth.”

   

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Workshop on “Pakistan: Fisheries Value Chain Assessment for its Improvement” by AERC

Applied Economics Research Centre, organized a Workshop on “Pakistan: Fisheries Value Chain Assessment for its Improvement”. The workshop marks the completion of a project, funded by the World Bank. The purpose of the workshop was to take the endorsement on the recommendations and the action plans forwarded in the research report. The workshop was attended […]

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YOUNG ECONOMIST CONFERENCE on Sustainable Development Goals 2023

Congratulations to the AERC team for successful execution of the Young Economist Conference. The AERC team has done a wonderful job in coordinating various academic events, such as the poster conference and the Young Economist Conference, as part of the 50-year celebration of AERC over the past few weeks. Thanks to all members of organizing […]

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Poster Presentation organized by AERC

The very first Poster Seminar at the Applied Economics Research Center. This exciting event showcases the hard work and dedication of our students and offers an opportunity for you to encourage and provide valuable inputs to our budding researchers .  

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Guest Speaker Session by Dr. Naeem uz Zafar (Sitara-i-Imtiaz) Chief Statistician, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), organized by AERC

It was a privilege to have Dr. Naeem uz Zafar, the Chief Statistician of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), for an informative session on the topic of “Population census: Issues, Challenges and the way forward”. During his presentation, Dr. Naeem uz Zafar addressed several critical aspects, including the census objectives, controversies associated with earliear censuses, […]

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Roundtable Discussion for Economic Policy Reforms in Pakistan :”Reforms for a Brighter Future: Time to Decide”

A roundtable discussion held on August 29, 2023, at the University of Karachi, jointly organized by the Applied Economics Research Centre (AERC) World Bank and Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) and. The objective of the discussion was to engage with the relevant policy experts and stakeholders at the provincial level to discuss the way […]

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Guest Speaker Session by Deputy Commissioner District Central, Mr. Taha Saleem, organized by AERC

In a guest speaker session, organized by AERC, Deputy Commissioner District Central, Mr. Taha Saleem elaborated his perspective concerning the involvement of Civil administration in urban development. He emphasized the significance of collaboration between Universities and Civil administration in jointly formulating city development plans and effectively executing them. Additionally, he underscored the crucial role played […]

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Seminar on “The State of Pakistan’s Economy and Fedearal Budget 2023-24”

Fiscal and monetary policies are in contradiction with each other which has negative implications for achieving the macroeconomic and fiscal targets presented by the government in the Federal Budget 2023-24. The budget portrays a weak resource mobilization strategy where net revenue receipts of the federal government are not enough to cover even the interest payments. […]

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A Panel Discussion on :”Policy Choices During Economic Crises and Beyond”

CONFLICT BETWEEN POLITICAL ELITES, EXTERNAL IMBALACES AND CORRUPTION A ROOT CAUSE OF ECONOMIC CRISIS Conflict between political elites, external debt burden and corruption is identified as the main reasons of economic slowdown, which implies very limited policy options for economic progress. This was concluded in the panel discussion at the University of Karachi, which was […]

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Inauguration SDG Research & Resource Centre at AERC University of Karachi

Director AERC, Prof. Dr. Nooreen Mujahid, at the inauguration ceremony of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Research and Resource Centre, at the AERC. The SDGs are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity. Achieving these goals requires the collective effort of governments, […]

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TALK on the: Mounting Challenges, Decisive Times Middle East and Central Asia- December 08, 2022 Copy

Department of Economics, University of Karachi in collaboration with Applied Economics Research Centre (AERC) hosted International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Resident Represented, Ms. Esther Perez Ruiz, on 8th December, 2022 at AERC auditorium. Vice Chancellor University of Karachi, Dr. Khalid Mahmood Iraqi graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Professor Dr. Abdul Waheed, Registrar, University of Karachi […]

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TALK on the: Mounting Challenges, Decisive Times Middle East and Central Asia- December 08, 2022

Department of Economics, University of Karachi in collaboration with Applied Economics Research Centre (AERC) hosted International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Resident Represented, Ms. Esther Perez Ruiz, on 8th December, 2022 at AERC auditorium. Vice Chancellor University of Karachi, Dr. Khalid Mahmood Iraqi graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Professor Dr. Abdul Waheed, Registrar, University of Karachi […]

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A talk on the book “AGENTS OF CHANGE”

Nadeem Hussain IBA Had an amazing time interacting with the graduate students and faculty members of the Applied Economics Research Centre here in Karachi. Talked about our book Agents of Change (Oxford University Press, 2021). The research center is headed by a brilliant academic leader, Dr. Samina Khalil

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Seminar on, Accountability; A Measuring Instrument Leading to Economic and Social Development By Mr. Zahir Shah, Deputy Chairman NAB Pakistan.

Applied Economics Research Center (AERC), University of Karachi Invited lecture/Seminar on, Accountability; A Measuring Instrument Leading to Economic and Social Development By Mr. Zahir Shah, Deputy Chairman NAB Pakistan. Mr. Zahir Shah, Deputy Chairman National Accountability Bureau visited his Alma Mater, that is Applied Economic Research Centre, University of Karachi on Friday 11th February, 2022, […]

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Seminar 2014 Copy

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Seminar 2015

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