Refereed Journal Articles


  1. "Institutions for Growth, Equity and Security", Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics Vol 29 no.1 Summer 2019

  2. "Pakistani Economy and Regional Challenges, International Studies", Vol 55 No.3 July 2018 (Sage)

  3. "The Future of Afghanistan - Pakistan Trade Relations", coauthor Ather Elahi

  4. "Don’t Disturb the Consensus", Foreign Policy, December 18, 2013

  5. "India-Pakistan Trade: Recent Developments, Future Prospects and Risks", Criterion Quarterly, Jan 2013

  6. "Economic Reforms in Pakistan: One step forward, Two steps backward", Pakistan Development Review Papers and Proceedings Winter 2012

  7. "Adapting Public Sector Services to Local Delivery", Lahore Journal of Economics, Vol 17, Sept  2012

  8. "Managing Pakistan-India Trade Relations", East Asia Forum, June 6, 2012

  9. "Pakistan a Tumultuous Economy", East Asian Forum, ANU Canberra, Jan 22, 2012

  10. “Pakistan in 2011”, East Asia Forum Quarterly, Australian National University, Jan 2012

  11. "Asia and Global Competitiveness”, East Asia Forum Quarterly, Australian National University July-Sept 2011

  12. Financial Sector Regulation in Pakistan“, State Bank of Pakistan Research Bulletin Vol 7 no.1 2011

  13. "Pakistan’s Growth Experience 1947-2007",  Business Review July-December 2010

  14. "Providing a voice to G20 excluded nations", October 27th, 2010, East Asia Forum Quarterly

  15. "Pakistan's  Experience with the IMF 2000-2004", Business Review  Jan-June 2010

  16. The role of politics in Pakistan's economy”, Journal of International Affairs, Columbia University, Fall/Winter 2009, Vol. 63, No. 1.

  17. "Pakistan's Economy  1999/2000 - 2007/2008 An Objective appraisal",  Business Review Jan-June 2009

  18. "Reforming the Government in Pakistan: Rationale and approachLahore Journal of Economics September 2007.

  19. “A good legacy “, Global Agenda, World Economic Forum, Davos, 2006.

  20. “Pakistan’s Economic Turnaround – An Untold Story”, Global Agenda, World Economic Forum, 2005

  21. “Key Issues in Managing Pakistan’s Economy”, Lahore Journal of Economics Sept 2005.

  22. ”South Asian Economies: Future Challenges", South Asian Journal, October-December, 2004.

  23. “Pakistan’s Financial Sector: A Roadmap for 2005-2010”, B.I.S. Review, October, 2004.

  24. “Regulatory Strategy of the State Bank of Pakistan”, B.I.S. Review, March, 2003.

  25. “New Issues in Bank Regulation: Comment”, Pakistan Development Review, Winter 2002.

  26. “How is Pakistan Positioning Itself for Challenges of Globalization”, Mahbubul Haq Human Development Review, December 2001.

  27. “Debt, Growth and Poverty in the International Monetary System: Comment”,Pakistan Development Review, Winter, 2001.

  28. “Impact of Globalization on Poverty in Pakistan”, Mahbubul Haq Human Development Review, June 2001.

  29. “Institutions of Restraint: The Missing Element in Pakistan’s Governance", Pakistan Development Review, Winter 1999.

  30. “Investissement direct ‘etranger en Chire et Croissance Economique", Revue D’Economic Du Developpement”, France (June 1996) (Co-Author: Yan Wang).

  31. “The Myth of East Asia: A Comment", Foreign Affairs, March/April 1995.

  32. "Results of Adjustment in Africa: Selected Cases", Finance and Development, June 1994.

  33. "The IMF, The World Bank ... - Comment", World Development, December 1993.

  34. "Losers and Winners in Economic Growth: Comment", World Bank Economic Review, Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Development Economics, 1993.

  35. "Aid Allocation and Availability - Comment", World Bank Economic Review, Proceedings of the Annual Conference, 1992.

  36. "The Problem of Sub-Saharan Africa's Debt and the Solutions", African Development Review, December 1991.

  37. "Managing the Debt Crisis in the 1990s", co-author, Stanley Fischer. Finance and Development, June 1990.

  38. "Recent Experiences with the Debt Strategy", Finance and Development, September 1989.

  39. "African Economic Crisis by Ravenhill: A Book Review", Finance and Development, December 1988.

  40. "Japanese Economic Development Model: Lessons for Pakistan", Pakistan Journal of Public Administration, Winter 1974.

  41. "Village Modernization in Sind: A Suggested Strategy", Pakistan Administration Review, Winter 1974.

  42. "Employment Aspects of Industrial Growth in West Pakistan", Pakistan Development Review, Summer 1974.

  43. “Mechanics of Development Planning in Pakistan”, Pakistan Economic and Social Review, December 1973.

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