Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Dr. Nadeem ul Haque

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Vice Chancellor

With a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago, Dr. Nadeem ul Haque is currently the Vice Chancellor of Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad. He also served as the Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of Pakistan from 2010-2013. He has wide ranging operational experience in policy development and economic planning. Apart from his work in Pakistan, Nadeem ul Haque worked for the International Monetary Fund for 24 years. During his long and illustrious affiliation with the IMF, he implemented public structure reform in Sri Lanka and worked in two central banks to organize a modernization effort, which included improvements in the monetary framework and the policy formulation process. Dynamic yet easily approachable, Dr. Nadeem-ul-Haque is also a published author with five books and over fifty articles in various publications to his credit. He has a great vision for the economic sector of Pakistan and wishes to extensively work towards sharpening domestic debate and raising awareness on the local front.

Research Work

Manifestoes Without Substance

November 2023

Engineering Horizons: Unraveling the State of Industry in Pakistan

August 2023

A Small Club: Distribution, Power and Networks in Financial Markets of Pakistan (Policy)

August 2023

The Economic Cost Of Internet Closure

July 2023

Construction without Real Estate Development (Article)

May 2023

Towards a Stable Economy and Politics (Policy)

May 2023

Ranking of Industrial Protection in Pakistan

May 2023

Reforms, Not Technocrats, Are Needed To Steer Pakistan Out Of Crisis

March 2023

Estimating the Footprint of Government on the Economy (Article)

February 2023

The scourge of ‘ON’

February 2023

Regulatory Bodies: Hurting Growth And Investment

December 2022

Lahore’s Urban Dilemma (Policy)

December 2022

PIDE’S Charter of Economy (Policy)

December 2022

The IMF Choice (Policy)

November 2022

RASTA Local Research, Local Solutions: Energy Issues, Volume I

November 2022

RASTA Local Research, Local Solutions: Urban Development, Volume II

November 2022

RASTA Local Research, Local Solutions: Technology & Public Service Delivery, Volume III

November 2022

RASTA Local Research, Local Solutions: Social Sector Development, Volume IV

November 2022

RASTA Local Research, Local Solutions: Markets & Regulations, Volume V

November 2022

RASTA Local Research, Local Solutions: Political Economy Of Development Reform, Volume VI

November 2022

Vertical Growth

November 2022

The Missing Middle

The racket of ‘own money’

October 2022

Housing societies — a Pakistani animal

September 2022

Housing Societies—A Pakistani Animal

September 2022

An Apology To The Youth Of Pakistan From The Older Generation! (Article)

Build A Real Estate Market: Kill FBR And DC Rates

Is Work Only Meetings? (Article)

Opportunity to Excel: Now and the Future (Presidential Address)

August 2022

The Odd Fascination with Tax-to-GDP Ratio

July 2022

PIDE’s Charter of the Economy

July 2022

Defeating the qabza mafia

July 2022

Is work only meetings?

June 2022

Interview with Dr. Nadeem Ul Haq

Kya mehangai ka boojh sirf ameer tabqe parhi parhega?| Dr. Nadeem ul Haque kya kehte hain?| Aaj News

April 2022

PIDE SLUDGE AUDIT VOL – 1

Pakistan Opportunity To Excel: Now And The Future

January 2022

The IMF Choice

December 2021

What is the Size of the Government Footprint on Pakistan’s Economy?

December 2021

The IMF Choice

December 2021

The Mullah Led Development Model

November 2021

Professor-less Universities in Pakistan

November 2021

Agriculture Credit – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Electricity New Connection – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Wheat Procurement – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Federal Public Service Commission Recruitment – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Internet Cable Installation – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Setting-Up a Pharmacy in Islamabad – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Setting-Up a Private School in Islamabad – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Trade License – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Looking Back: How Pakistan Became an Asian Tiger by 2050 ( Book Review)

September 2021

Begging to Preserve “Dead Capital”?

August 2021

Monetization: How Valuable is Your Bureaucracy

August 2021

Institution-Building-The Philanthropic Approach

August 2021

Internet For All (P & R Vol.2 Issue 8)

August 2021

Broadband For All – Perception And Reality

August 2021

Internet for all (The News)

July 2021

Construction Permit For High-Rise From Capital Development Authority, Islamabad

July 2021

Residential Construction Permit From Capital Development Authority, Islamabad

July 2021

Cash Poor, Perk Rich! Civil Service Compensation: Incentives, Dissatisfaction, And Costs

June 2021

An Apology to the Youth of Pakistan from the Older Generation

May 2021

Living off Daddy’s wealth

Electoral systems 

April 2021

Newspapers and the Concerns of Society Evidence from a Content Analysis

April 2021

A Small Club: Distribution, Power and Networks in Financial Markets of Pakistan

April 2021

Why are We Subsidizing Car-Use?

April 2021

Promoting Domestic Commerce for Sustainable Pro-poor Growth (P & R Vol.2 Issue 4)

April 2021

Message By Vice Chancellor

February 2021

Debate on Civil Service Reform in Pakistan

February 2021

STRUCTURE OF CIVIL SERVICE REFORM IN PAKISTAN

February 2021

Conceptualizing State, Society & Economy

January 2021

Governance, Economic Policy and Reform in Pakistan: Essays in Political Economy (Reprint)

January 2021

Governance, Economic Policy and Reform in Pakistan: Essays in Political Economy (Urdu Version, Reprint)

January 2021

Grand National Dialogue For Reforms

January 2021

Vice Chancellor’s Message (P & R Vol.2 Issue 1)

January 2021

Cities for humanity and development – i

January 2021

The opportunity of dead capital

January 2021

Why does the myth of rural Pakistan persist?

January 2021

Construction Without Real Estate Development – P & R Vol.2 Issue 1

January 2021

Vice Chancellor’s Message (P & R Vol.1 Issue 3)

December 2020

Haque Survey on Role of Taxation in Economic Growth

December 2020

The Cost of Disinflation: The Sacrfice Ratio

December 2020

Enough “ Bricks and Mortar”!

December 2020

Haque Survey on Post Retirement Job

December 2020

Haque Survey on Foreign Consultants and Donors

December 2020

Macroeconomic Research and Policy Making Processes and Agenda (P & R Vol.1 Issue 3)

December 2020

Magna Carta for Pakistan

November 2020

Pakistan Needs Its Own Magna Carta

November 2020

How Pakistan Became an Asian Tiger by 2050

November 2020

Developing Research and a Research Culture: Results from a Pilot Project in Pakistan

November 2020

Framework for Economic Growth Pakistan

November 2020

Imperial Democracy

November 2020

Technocracy with Democracy

November 2020

Doing Development Better

October 2020

Cities-Engines of Growth

October 2020

PIDE COVID-19 E-Book

October 2020

Daniel H. Pink. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. Riverhead Books, U.S. 2009. 256 page. (Hardbound).

October 2020

Vice Chancellor’s Message (P & R Vol.1 Issue 1)

September 2020

Why Not KHOKHAS Everywhere?

September 2020

Where are the Opportunities for the Poor?

September 2020

Opting for a Smart Lockdown in Pakistan (P & R Vol.1 Issue 1)

September 2020

Meaningless numbers

August 2020

Who Protects Our ‘Thought’ Industry?

August 2020

Foreign Aid To Pakistan

July 2020

Rethinking Mobility (Urban Transport Policy) in Pakistan

Pide Roundtables On “Education”

July 2020

Structure Of Civil Service Reforms

July 2020

The University Research System In Pakistan

June 2020

Towards A Stable Economy And Politics

June 2020

Excluded from elite space

June 2020

Only the paranoid survive

June 2020

Time to think beyond bricks and mortars

June 2020

Take Policy Back From the ‘Economic Hit-men’

May 2020

Pakistan’S Five Currency Crises

May 2020

Understanding smart lockdowns

May 2020

Enough brick and mortar

May 2020

Economic packages are not enough for a weak economy like Pakistan

April 2020

Public Sector Efficiency: Perspectives on Civil Service Reform

April 2020

Enough “Bricks and Mortar”!

April 2020

Opting for a Smart Lockdown in Pakistan

April 2020

The Cost Of Disinflation: The Sacrifice Ratio

April 2020

The Corona War: Funding the Affected and Mechanisms to Reach Them

March 2020

Managing the COVID-19 Crisis An Organizational Plan

March 2020