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I am an economist with interests in applied health and labour economics. I got MPhil Economics from PIDE, Islamabad in 2012 and was appointed in the same as staff economist during 2012-15 period, moved to UK in 2015 and completed PhD from the University of Leicester in 2020. My primary research interests lie in developing & using econometric methods to estimate the dynamic effects of gradual policy interventions in health provisions.

Funding/Grants awarded

Investigating variation in pay in Adult Social Care.
Funding Body: NIHR PRP
Dates: May 2023-July 2024 

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

  • Health Economics Study Group (HESG)
  • Royal Economics Society (RES)
  • The International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
  • The European Association of Labour Economists - EALE


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Leicester

14 Sept 201527 Nov 2019

Award Date: 31 Jan 2020

Master of Philosophy, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

11 Sept 20092 Apr 2012

Award Date: 2 Apr 2012

Master of Economics, University of Science and Technology Bannu

Award Date: 1 Feb 2009

External positions

Staff Economist, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

1 Aug 201230 Aug 2015


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