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Ms. Shamyla Chaudry

Ms. Chaudry is Assistant Professor in Economics and Business Administration. She has an MSc in Industrial Relations and Workplace Learning from the University of Leicester. She also has an MSc. in Economics and Management from the Lahore School of Economics and has done her Bachelors in Economics and Literature from Kinnaird College for Women. She teaches Introductory courses on Economics, Macro Economics I, Macro Economics II and Environmental Economics at the Lahore School.

Ms. Chaudry was a gold medalist at Kinnaird College. She was awarded the silver medal for being placed on the Dean’s Honor’s List and a medal for the best student in Pakistan Economy at the Lahore School of Economics.

She has done research work on the Surgical Goods Industry Sector and various Labor issues in Pakistan. Ms. Chaudry has worked on the ILO Socio-Economic Security Programme as a Contributor for the Pakistan Region. She has worked with the Punjab Bureau of Statistics in conducting primary data collection for the Punjab Consanguinity survey 2009-2010 and is involved with research on the economic aspects of cousin marriages. She is currently working with Professors at Yale and Columbia on the 'Analysis of Technology and Subsidies for High‐Quality Inputs (Rexine) the Sialkot Soccer Ball Industry'.

Her publications include

“Estimating the Health and Socioeconomic Effects of Cousin Marriage in South Asia.” with Mobarak, A. Mushfiq, Theresa Chaudhry, Julia Brown, Tetyana Zelenska, M. Nizam Khan, Rana Abdul Wajid, Alan H. Bittles, and Steven Li. n.d. in the Journal of Biosocial Science. Cambridge University Press, 1–18, (2018).

“Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer-Ball Producers in Pakistan,” with David Atkin, Azam Chaudhry, Amit K. Khandelwal and Eric Verhoogen, in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, (2017).

“On the Origins and Development of Pakistan’s Soccer-Ball Cluster,” with David Atkin, Azam Chaudhry, Amit K. Khandelwal and Eric Verhoogen in the World Bank Economic Review, (2016).

“Markup and Cost Dispersion across Firms: Direct Evidence from Producer Surveys in Pakistan,” with David Atkin, Azam Chaudhry, Amit K. Khandelwal and Eric Verhoogen in the American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, (2015).

"Increasing Global Competitiveness: A Case for the Pakistan Economy", Chaudry, Shamyla, The Lahore Journal of Economics 12 (2007).

Her detailed C.V is available here .


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