Uzma HussainHumanities and Social Sciences
Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Uzma Hussain has been a member of the H&SS faculty on an intermittent basis since 2006, and is currently a Teaching Fellow for the year 2009-10. She has worked with the Asian Development Bank since 2007, involved in Police Reforms in the Punjab, Social Service Reforms in the Punjab, and Emergency Assistance in the Earthquake Affected Areas of AJK. As a Research Analyst with the ADB, she has worked in development of medium-term planning pro-formas for local governments, and assessment of local government utilizations of Programme Loans. She has also been leading the PDSSP initiative to implement a PPP strategy for the social services in the Punjab, which have resulted in the agreement of 32 MOUs across the 35 Districts and 34 participant TMAs across the Punjab. She has also authored two reports for the Pakistan Microfinance Network, and am in the process of publishing my dissertation on devolved powers in the Education sector, in a collection of paper with Oxford University Press, edited by Dr. Ali Khan. She received my MA International Political Economy from the University of Warwick, and a BSc Social Sciences from LUMS.
BSc (Hons), Lahore University of Management Sciences
MA, Warwick University
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Public Policy and Governance; International Aid in Pakistan; Housing Microfinance; Economic Development. Currently working on examination of the international aid regime in Pakistan. Two areas of focus emerge: (a) a critique of the rigid design of Programmes and Projects, and the consequent reduced ability to adapt to changing political environments; and (b) the lack of focus on economic development within recipient country.