Faculty Profile

Dr. Hadia Majid

Assistant Professor

Department Of Economics

Hadia Majid joined LUMS as an Assistant Professor in August 2012. A Fulbright Scholar, she holds a PhD in Development Economics from The Ohio State University, an MA in Economics from The Ohio State University, an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick, and a BSc in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences.

Her research interests include aspects that relate to the economic characteristics of the household, including parental decision-making and human capital acquisition. Her previous work has looked at CCT evaluations at the intra-household level, factors that affect parental investment in child education, female bargaining power in rural Pakistan, and agricultural taxation in Pakistan. On-going research includes impact evaluation of climate change on farmer productivity, rural connectivity and its effect on health outcomes, and an evaluation of Pak-India trade potential within the health industry.

    • Article
      • Majid, H. .(2015). I-11 and the Political Economy of its Evictions . Social Sciences Policy Bulletin ,
      • Majid, H. .(2015). Deal Politics . SouthAsia Magazine ,
      • Majid, H. .(2014). Empowering Growth in Pakistan . Economic and Political Weekly ,
      • Majid, H. .(2014). Will India Surpass China? . South Asia Magazine ,
      • Majid, H. .(2014). Afghanistan and the Landscape for Women . South Asia Magazine ,
      • Majid, H. .(1999). The Political Economy of Public Goods Provision in Slums . ,
      • Majid, H. .(1999). Drought and Farm Output: An Analysis of Common-Pool Water and the Role of Ethnic Fractionalization in Rural Pakistan . ,
      • Majid, H. .(1999). Pakistan-India Trade: An Analysis of the Health Sector . ,
      • Majid, H. .(1999). Increased Rural Connectivity and its Effects on Health Outcomes . ,
      • Majid, H. .(1999). Ninth Annual Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy Human Capital Development for Sustained Economic Growth/Increased Rural connectivity and its effects on health outcomes . ,
      • Majid, H. .(1999). School Choice and the Role of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Ability: Evidence from Pakistan . ,
      • Majid, H. .(1999). Parental Decision-Making and Intra-Household Resource Allocation . ,
      • Majid, H. .(1999). WTO and Pakistan. Are we ready? . ,
      • Majid, H. .(1999). LUMS DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS . ,
    • Journal Articles
      • Majid, H. .(2015). Child Height and Parental Investments: Gendered Allocation in Oportunidades Families in Mexico . Review of Development Economics ,
      • Majid, H. .(2015). Drought and Farm Output: An analysis of surface canal water and the role of ethnic heterogeneity in rural Pakistan . Water International ,
      • Majid, H. .(2015). Understanding Cluster-based Industrialization: A cross sectional analysis of firm productivity in Pakistan . ,
      • Majid, H. .(2015). Mapping Cluster-based Industrialization in Pakistan . ,
      • Majid, H. .(2014). Child Endowments and Parental Investments: Intra-household Allocation in Oportunidades Families in Mexico . Journal of Population Economics ,
      • Majid, H. .(2014). Drought and Farmer Productivity: The role of Linguistic Fractionalization in Pakistan . Development and Change ,
      • Majid, H. The Political Economy of Public Goods Provision in Slums: Evidence from Pakistan . Comparative Political Studies ,
    • Book Section/chapter
      • Majid, H. .(2015). Pakistan-India Bilateral Trade in Sports Goods Sector . India-Pakistan Trade: Strengthening Economic Relations , Springer Publications
      • Majid, H. .(2015). Pakistan-India Trade in Services: An Analysis of the Health Sector . India-Pakistan Trade: Strengthening Economic Relations , Springer Publications
    • Conference Papers
      • Majid, H. Drought and Farmer Productivity: The Role of Linguistic Fractionalization in Rural Pakistan . International Conference on South Asia Development ,
    • Report
      • Majid, H. .(2015). Women in Pakistan's Urban Informal Economy: Vulnerabilities, Opportunities, and Policy Solutions . Oxfam Report ,
      • Majid, H. .(2014). Baseline Evaluation of Early Childhood Education Intervention . Plan Pakistan ,
    • Research Paper
      • Majid, H. .(2014). School Choice and Parental Perceptions of Quality: Evidence from Pakistan . ,
      • Majid, H. .(2014). Empowering Growth in Pakistan? . ISS Working Paper. The Hague: ISS. ,
      • Majid, H. .(2014). Cluster Based Industrialization and its Effect on Firm Productivity in Pakistan . IFPRI Working Paper ,
      • Majid, H. .(2014). The Political Economy of Public Goods Provision in Slums Preliminary results from a field study in urban Pakistan . IGC Working Paper ,
TitleSemesterCode
Senior Project IFall Semester 2014-151401
Intermediate MicroeconomicsFall Semester 2014-151401
Masters Thesis IFall Semester 2014-151401
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2014-151402
Development EconomicsSpring Semester 2014-151402
Economics of the HouseholdSpring Semester 2014-151402
Master's ThesisSummer Semester 2014-151403
Masters Thesis ISummer Semester 2014-151403
Senior Project IFall Semester 2015-161501
Master's ThesisFall Semester 2015-161501
Intermediate MicroeconomicsFall Semester 2015-161501
Masters Thesis IFall Semester 2015-161501
Masters Thesis IIFall Semester 2015-161501
Economics of the HouseholdFall Semester 2015-161501
Senior Project ISpring Semester 2015-161502
Independent StudySpring Semester 2015-161502
Masters Thesis IISpring Semester 2015-161502
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2015-161502
Development EconomicsSpring Semester 2015-161502
Masters Thesis ISummer Semester 2015-161503
Intermediate MicroeconomicsFall Semester 2016-171601
Independent StudyFall Semester 2016-171601
Independent StudyFall Semester 2016-171601
Masters Thesis IFall Semester 2016-171601
Masters Thesis IIFall Semester 2016-171601
Independent StudySpring Semester 2016-171602
Development EconomicsSpring Semester 2016-171602
Economics of the HouseholdSpring Semester 2016-171602
  • Past Courses
    TitleSemesterCode
    Economic History IWinter Qtr 2006-07602
    Development Economics TheorySpring Qtr 2006-07603
    ECON Independent Study IAutumn Qtr 2007-08701
    Topics in DevelopmentAutumn Qtr 2007-08701
    ECON Independent Study IWinter Qtr 2007-08702
    Senior Project IWinter Qtr 2007-08702
    Topics in DevelopmentWinter Qtr 2007-08702
    Topics in DevelopmentSpring Qtr 2007-08703
    International TradeSpring Semester 2010-111002
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2010-111002
    Development EconomicsFall Semester 2012-131201
    Intermediate MicroeconomicsSpring Semester 2012-131202
    Masters Thesis ISpring Semester 2012-131202
    Economics of the HouseholdSpring Semester 2012-131202
    Intermediate MicroeconomicsFall Semester 2013-141301
    Development EconomicsFall Semester 2013-141301
    Senior Project ISpring Semester 2013-141302
    EconometricsSpring Semester 2013-141302
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2013-141302