Department of Economics

Wed, 2019-12-11
LUMS faculty members from the Departments of Economics and Electrical Engineering recently participated in a Workshop, “Promoting Green Growth and Technology in Food-Water and Energy Nexus for OIC Countries – Challenges and Opportunities” held at the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry and...
Sat, 2019-10-05
Fake news or misinformation on social media platforms is a growing phenomenon in the world and can have a profound social, economic, and political impact on societies ranging from election interference, polarisation, and violence. This problem is particularly challenging in developing countries...
Tue, 2019-07-23
Ghoomo Phirro organized the Walled City Scavenger Hunt for MGSHSS students of Advanced Summer Learning Initiative (ASLI, 2019) on July 5, 2019 .  A thrilling chase through the narrow streets of the walled city in search of hidden havelis, lassi stalls, spice bazaars, and delicious food joints...
Fri, 2019-07-19
LUMS alumna, Fiza Farhan, BSc Economics (Class of 2007) continues to make her alma mater proud. She contributes to development agendas in a wide variety of areas that she is passionate about, including women empowerment, climate change, inclusive development and gender equality. Her...
Thu, 2019-05-23
Mohammad Uzair Akram from the BSc (Hons) Economics class of 2016 came second at the Tufts 100K New Ventures Competition. The annual competition, organised by the Tufts Entrepreneurship Centre, draws entries from alumni, faculty, staff, and undergraduate and graduate students from all 10 schools...
Tue, 2019-02-12
The South Asian Economics Students’ Meet (SAESM) took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from January 21-23 and proved to be a remarkable experience for Team Pakistan. Team Pakistan consisted of ten students (nine from LUMS and one from Lahore School of Economics (LSE)) and six instructors (four from LUMS...
Fri, 2018-12-28
Dr. Ayesha Ali, Assistant Professor of Economics at Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), LUMS and Dr. Ihsan Ayyub Qazi, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Syed Babar Ali School of  Science and Engineering (SBASSE), LUMS have won the highly...
Tue, 2018-12-18
Two students from the Department of Economics, Mushtaq Ahamd Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS), LUMS, Alyshan Parvez and Mohammad Mansoor have won the 2nd Runner -up position in the Regional Finale for PepsiCo Change the Game Challenge 2018 and have secured the 2nd position...
Fri, 2018-10-26
Mahlaqa Kamran, BSc Economics and Mathematics 2019 student has won the first prize for the hand-washing category at the UNICEF/BRAC WASH Innovation Challenge 2018 for South Asia. Her great victory has made LUMS and the nation proud. The innovation - the Wottle – a product made by Ms. Kamran is a...
Wed, 2018-10-17
Syed M. Hasan, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics at Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) has published an article titled, Great engines turn on small pivots: A productivity analysis of small-scale manufacturing in Punjab, Pakistan in ...
Sat, 2016-04-16
LUMS BSc Economics graduate (class of 2007), Fiza Farhan, CEO and Co-founder of Buksh Foundation and Buksh Energy represented Pakistan at the inaugural meeting of the UN Secretary General's High Level Panel on Women Economic Empowerment, which was held on March 15, 2016. This is the first time...