Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


Usman Ahmad

Senior Research Economist

About Me 

PIDE is a leading research think tank in Pakistan and I feel proud to be part of it. I am a researcher with over 13 years of experience in policy research and analysis and teaching at the university level. I am a qualitative researcher who enjoys teaching research methods and using data visualization tools. My areas of interest are education, labour market, rural economies, and poverty.
My PhD (Economics) is from the Business School, Oxford Brookes University, UK, MPhil (Economics) from FUUAST, Islamabad, Pakistan; and MSc (Economics) from AJK University, Muzaffarabad.

Areas of Interest:
Education, Labour Market, Rural Economy, and Poverty


MSC Economics 2000, MPhil Economics 2007, PhD Economics 2015, Brookes Business School, Oxford Brookes University, UK

Contact Me 


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Contribution to PIDE Research

Rashid Amjad (ed.) The Pakistani Diaspora: Corridors of Opportunity and Uncertainty. Lahore, Pakistan: Lahore School of Economics. 2017. 337 pages.

November 2019
Author : Usman Ahmed
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Pide Business Barometer 05

September 2009

Pide Business Barometer 04

November 2008

Pide Business Barometer 03

June 2008

S. S. Khanka. Human Resource Management (Text and Cases). (Shorter Notices-2008-2)

May 2008
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Underemployment, Education, and Job Satisfaction

December 2007
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