Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


Junaid Ahmed

Senior Research Economist

About Me 

Area of Interest
International Economics, Development Economics, Migration and Remittances, Foreign Direct Investment, Trade policy

PhD in Economics, Georg August University Göttingen, Germany
M.S in Economics, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan
M.Sc in Economics, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan

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Contribution to PIDE Research

Pakistan’s Emigration: Trends & Insights

February 2024

Our emigration outlook

December 2023

Lost dreams

July 2023

Remittance diversity and economic stability

July 2021

Remittance bonanza from the West

June 2021

Projecting school dropout and learning loss amid Covid-19 

May 2021

Covid-19 and the national education policy

February 2021

The puzzling increase in remittances

October 2020

Covid-19 and child education

October 2020

Will Covid affect our remittance inflows?

May 2020

Covid-19 and structural inequalities 

April 2020

Coronavirus and the plight of labourer

March 2020

Oil Price Volatility and Stock Returns: Evidence from Three Oil-price Wars

January 2020

Sending Money Home: Transaction Cost and Remittances to Developing Countries 

January 2020

Economic growth and employment mismatch

December 2019

Bringing down the cost of remitting to Pakistan

July 2019

Cost Of Remitting To Pakistan Across Major Corridors

April 2019

Employment In Pakistan: Trends, Sectoral Shares And Elasticities

February 2019

Making migrant remittances more potent

October 2018