Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Muhammad Faisal Ali
Research Fellow

About Me 

I am currently working as Research Fellow and also a member of the section on “Agriculture and Climate Change” in PIDE. Additionally, I contribute a regular column on current economic affairs entitled “Sitwat-e-Harf” in the esteemed daily newspaper by the 92 News.

The Recent Task: There are two bottom lines in the agricultural sector of the Pakistan: Seed and Market. Recently we investigated the seed sector progress and challenges particularly regulatory constraints and interruptions. And now we’re concentrating on market-related issues for the farmers.

Area of Specialization

  • Agriculture Economics
  • Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Climate Change Adaptation
  • Disaster Risk Management

I have published 6 research papers in highly reputed national and international journals, 12 papers in different conference proceedings, and 20+ articles in different newspapers/magazines.


PhD Environmental and Resource Economics (UAF, Pk and NYU, USA)

MSc (Hons) Development Economics (UAF, Pk)

BSc (Hons) Agricultural and Resource Economics (UAF, Pk).

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Contribution to PIDE Research

Timeworn statistics

September 2023

India’s rice export ban: opportunities for Pakistan

August 2023

The Economic Aspects of Eid ul Azha

June 2023