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Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry

Dr. Chaudhry is the Rector of the Lahore School of Economics. He was Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission from July 2000 to July 2003 and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance Revenue and Planning from April to June 2013. He has also served as Professor in the Faculty of Economics, Lahore School of Economics, Member HEC (Higher Education Commission), President of AMDIP (Association of Management Development Institutions of Pakistan) and Member NBEAC (National Business Education Accreditation Council).


His publications include:

Pakistan 2011: Policy Measures for the Economic Challenges Ahead, The Lahore Journal of Economics Vol 16, Issue Special Edition, September 2011.

Pakistan Indus Basin Strategy: Past, Present and Future, In “Pakistan – Moving the Economy Forward” Edited by Rashid Amjad and Shahid Javed Burki. Cambridge University Press. 2015 and also Lahore Journal of Economics Vol 15, Issue Special Edition, September 2010.

Ensuring Stable and Inclusive Growth in Pakistan, The Lahore Journal of Economics Vol. 13, Issue Special Edition, September 2008.

Planning for Water Resources, as Deputy Chairman Planning Commission and co-ordinating author with staff of Planning Commission. Pakistan Development Forum, World Bank 2003.

Ten Year Perspective Development Plan 2001-11 and Three Year Development Program 2001-04, as Deputy Chairman Planning Commission and co-ordinating author with staff of Planning Commission. Planning Commission 2001.

Report of the Committee on Restructuring and Right Sizing of the Federal Ministries / Divisions, as Chairman of the Committee and co-ordinating author. Planning Commission. 2001.

Pakistan’s Economy: Potential and Challenges, The Pakistan Development Review. Vol 39, No.4. Winter 2000.

Significance of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) Sector and Assessment of its Employment Potential, The Lahore Journal of Economics. Vol 5, Issue 1, Jan-June 2000.

Punjab Fiscal Resources Review, The Lahore Journal of Economics, Vol 3, Issue 2, July-December 1998.

Pakistan’s Experience in Employment Generation at the Micro and Macro Levels and Future Directions, With Masooma Habib. The Lahore Journal of Economics, Vol. 2, Issue I, Jan-June 1997.

Competition Policy and Democracy in Pakistan, Lahore Journal of Economics Vol 1, Issue I, 1996.

Chatta Commission Report on Civil Service Reforms, co-opted Member and co-ordinating author of report, Government of Pakistan, 1995.

Civil Service Reforms in Latin America and the Caribbean, Editor with Waleed Haider Malik and Gary Reid. World Bank Technical Paper No.259, 1994.

Foreign Trade Barriers to Exports: Pakistan, With Javed Hamid in “Foreign Trade Barriers and Export Growth”. Asian Development Bank 1988.

Preliminary Estimates of Demand for Pakistani Labour and Workers Remittances from selected Middle-Eastern Countries (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar), ILO/ARTEP New Delhi 1986.

Financing Public Expenditures in selected Developing Countries: Pakistan, with Javed Hamid, Ahmed Muntazar Bashir and Ehsan-ul-Haque. Asian Development Bank 1986.

A Macro-model of an Oil Producer – Nigeria, with Lance Taylor and Kadir Yorukoglu in “National Resources and the Macro-Economics”, ed. by Neary and Wijnbergin, MIT Press 1986.

An Investigation into the possibilities of effective supply management of primary commodities with special reference to trade in copper and wheat, PhD Thesis, Economics Department, McGill University 1980.

Prices and Subsidies in Portuguese Agriculture, World Bank 1979.

People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen: A Review of Economic and Social Development, World Bank 1979.

Foreign Investment in Pakistan, The Pakistan Development Review, Vol.10 No.1 (Spring 1970).



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