Faculty Profile

Dr. Irfan Ahmad Qureshi

Assistant Professor


Dr. Irfan Qureshi has joined us as Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in the Department of Economics - (MGSHSS).

Dr. Qureshi recently completed his PhD. in Economics from the University of Warwick, UK after having obtained his M.Phil. from the same institution in 2013. He has an undergraduate degree from McGill University, Canada, a Master of Science from GSE, Barcelona, Spain, specializing in macroeconomic policy and financial markets, and a diploma in teaching and learning in higher education from the University of Warwick.

His current research explores topics related to the conduct of monetary policy, and the role of money in business cycle models. He is also working with the Asian Development Bank, Philippines, on developing ‘nowcasting’ and forecasting tools for developing countries who are facing critical data issues. Prior to joining LUMS, he was working with University of Warwick as a Teaching Fellow. He has been previously associated with LUMS as a Teaching Fellow from 2010 to 2011.

His research interests include:

·       Empirical Macroeconomics

·       Monetary Economics

·       Applied Macroeconometrics

Money and BankingFall Semester 2016-171601
Principles of MacroeconomicsSpring Semester 2016-171602
Monetary Theory and PolicySpring Semester 2016-171602
Master's ThesisSpring Semester 2016-171602
Directed Research ProjectSpring Semester 2016-171602
Master's ThesisSummer Semester 2016-171603
Advanced MacroeconomicsFall Semester 2017-181701
  • Past Courses
    Principles of MacroeconomicsFall Semester 2010-111001
    Empirical MacroeconomicsFall Semester 2010-111001
    Independent StudyFall Semester 2010-111001
    Principles of MacroeconomicsSpring Semester 2010-111002
    Empirical MacroeconomicsSpring Semester 2010-111002
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2010-111002
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2010-111002