Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


Lubna Hasan

Senior Research Economist

About Me 

“I am a Senior Research Economist at Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan. I have written on topics of Macroeconomics, Governance, Public Policy and Cities. I have published in Journals of International repute.”

Area of Interest:
Governance, Cities, Public Policy


MS in Development Studies, International Institute of Social Studies, the Hague, 1997

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Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Social Links 

Contribution to PIDE Research

The Islamabad Master Plan (Policy)

December 2022

Strategies to Improve Revenue Generation for Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation (Policy)

December 2022

Doing Construction Right

December 2022

Housing societies — a Pakistani animal (Dawn)

September 2022

Housing Societies—A Pakistani Animal (Daily Times)

September 2022

Under-Developed Real Estate Industry in Pakistan – Webinar Brief 21: 2020

Prime Minister’s Construction Package — An Evaluation

February 2022

A Traverse of Illegalities in the Private Housing Societies in Islamabad

October 2021

Illegal Housing Societies in Islamabad

August 2021

Master Planning: What Is It And What It Creates

January 2021

Cities Of The Future

January 2021

Islamabad: Is it the city of future?

January 2021

Lower Tax Rates and Simplified Procedures – The Tax Directory Analysis 2018

October 2020

Under Developed Real Estate Industry In Pakistan

July 2020

Strategies To Improve Revenue Generation For Islamabad Metropolitan Corporation

March 2020

A Tale of Two Punjabs and CPEC 

January 2020

Akhtar Hasan Khan. The Impact of Privatisation in Pakistan. Ferozsons (Pvt). Ltd. 2012. (Shorter Notices-2012-1)

February 2012

Muhammad Irfan. Institutional Barriers to Sustainable Urban Transport in Pakistan. Karachi: Oxford University Press. 2010. xxi+298 pages. Pak Rs 795. Hardbound.

September 2011

Macroeconomic Brief No. 1

January 2010

On Measuring the Complexity of Urban Living

January 2008

An Anatomy of State Failures in Forest Management in Pakistan

December 2007

Research at PIDE: Key Messages

October 2007

Myths and Realities of Long-run Development: A Look at Deeper Determinants

February 2007

PIDE-LUMS Seminar on the New Governance Effort

February 2007

Myths and Realities of Long-run Development: A Look aft Deeper Determinants 

January 2006

Analysing Institutional Set-up of Forest Management in Pakistan

January 2001

Exports, Growth and Causality: An Application of Co-integration and Error-correction Modelling

December 1995

Dependency Ratio, Foreign Capital Inflows and the Rate of Savingsin Pakistan

December 1992