Technical Sessions

Institutional Quality, Economic Growth and Sustainable Development

Chairperson:

Dr. Syed Hasanat Shah
Associate Professor Foreign Expert,
Jilin University, China

Discussant:

Dr.Mohsin H. Ahmad
Assistant Professor/RE, AERC

Prof. Dr. Usman Mustafa
PIDE Islamabad

Finance, Monetary Policy and Corporate Governance

Chairperson:

Prof. Dr. Syed Shabib-ul-Hasan
Vice Chancellor
Hamdard University Karachi

Discussant:

Dr.Walliullah
Associate Professor, IBA.

Dr. Jawaid Iqbal
Associate Professor
Department of Statistics,
University of Karachi.

Human Resource Development and Socio-Economic Outcomes

Chairperson:

Dr. Athar Ahmed
HOD, Business Administration,
Greenwich University.

Discussant:

Dr. Zeeshan Atiq
Assistant Professor,
Department of Economics University of Karachi

Dr. Noman Saeed
Assistant Professor / Research Economist, AERC

Health, Poverty and Institutional Quality

Chairperson:

Prof. Dr. Nuzhat Ahmad
Ex Director AERC

Discussant:

Dr. Adnan Haider
Associate Professor IBA, Karachi

Dr. Uzma Iram
Assistant Professor/RE, AERC

Governance and Foreign Capitals Inflows

Chairperson:

Dr. Raza Ali Khan
Program Head of Economics & Finance,
NED University Karachi.

Discussant:

Prof. Dr. Khalid Mustafa
Chairperson, Department of Economics

Dr. Zulfiqar Hyder
Senior Research Economist, SBP

Gender, Agriculture and Income Inequality

Chairperson:

Prof. Dr. Usman Mustafa
PIDE, Islamabad

Discussant:

Dr. Nooreen Mujahid
Assistant Professor,
Department of Economics UoK

Dr. Danish Ahmed Siddiqui
KUBS, UoK

ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY ISSUES

Chairperson:

Dr. Syed Nisar Hussain Hamdani
Professor of Economics & Director Kashmir Institute of Economics,
University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir

Discussant:

Prof. Dr. Samina Khalil
Director AERC

Dr. Heman Das Lohano
Associate Professor,IBA

Socio-Economic Effects and Institutional Quality

Chairperson:

Prof. Dr. Riaz Ahmed Shaikh
Dean Faculty of Social Science & Education Department. SZABIST

Discussant:

Dr. Adil Nakhuda
Assistant Professor, IBA

Dr. Sajjad Akhtar
Ex Director of Centre for Research on Poverty Reduction & Income Distribution

Macroeconomic Issues

Chairperson:

Engr. M.A. Jabbar
Life member of SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry and FPCCI

Discussant:

Dr. Shaista Alam
Associate Professor/SRE AERC

Dr. Bilal Ahmad
Director Research FPCCI