Ms. Uzma Afzal
Afzal is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Lahore School of Economics.
She is also a Research Fellow at the Center for Research in Economics and
Business (CREB), Lahore School of Economics. She has an MPhil degree in
Economics from the Lahore School of Economics and has a BSc (Hons) in Economics
from the Lahore University of Management and Sciences (LUMS). Her research
interests include Human Development, Behavioral Economics, Empirical
Microeconomics, Institutional Economics, Economic Growth and Political Economy.
publications include: “What Matters in Child Health: An Instrumental Variable
Analysis,” Child Indicators Research, vol 6, Issue 4 (2013); “The State of
Health in Pakistan: An Overview” with Anam Yusuf, paper presented at the Ninth
Annual Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy, Lahore School of
Economics. Paper published in The Lahore Journal of Economics, vol 18, SE,
September 2013; “Inequality of Opportunity and Poverty in Pakistan” with Azam
Chaudhry, Theresa T. Chaudhry and Haseeb Ashraf, book chapter in “Pakistan:
Moving the economy forward” edited by Rashid Amjad and Shahid Javed Burki, May
2013; “Human Capital Convergence: Evidence from Punjab”, paper presented at the
EBES Istanbul 2012 Conference. Paper published in the Lahore Journal of
Economics, vol. 17(1). Jan-Jun 2012; “The Unchanging Profile of Development: An
Analysis of the Punjab 1961-2008” paper presented at the 26th Annual General
Meeting and Conference of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)
in December 2010. Paper published in the Pakistan Development Review, vol 49.
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