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The latest issue of the top ranked Lahore Journal of Economics (Volume 21-1, January-June, 2016) is now available online.

This issue covers a wide range of topics:

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 7/01/2016 04:54:00 PM,

The Lahore School of Economics Quality Enhancement Cell

Members of Quality Enhancement Cell of the Lahore School of Economics:

  1. Dr. Azam Chaudhry, Professor and Dean, Department of Economics and Head QEC
  2. Ms. Amberin Tanveer, Director, QEC
  3. Ms. Mamoona Nazeer, Deputy Director, QEC
  4. Ms. Sehrish Khan, Assistant Director, QEC
  5. Ms. Rabia Rauf, Assistant Director, QEC
  6. Ms. Neha Javaid, Assistant Director, QEC
Membership of International Bodies:
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/08/2016 09:45:00 AM,

Farewell Class 2016

It is a tradition now: The Lahore School of Economics hosts grand farewell dinner for graduating MBA, MBA for Professionals, MSc Economics and M Phil classes each year.


This year the farewell dinner was held in a local hotel on 5 June 2016. The farewell was attended by Dr. Azam Chaudhry, Dean of the School of Economics and other faculty member and over 200 MBA (including MBA for Professionals), Msc and M Phil participants. The performances by the different sections of the MBA cohort were the highlight of the evening.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/06/2016 02:07:00 PM,

Challenge Education Pakistan: Reflections of an Educationist

A book written by Dr Sabiha Mansoor, Professor of English at the Lahore School of Economics and former vice-chancellor of the Lahore College for Women University (LCWU) was launched during a ceremony held on 31 May 2016.


The book, titled “Challenge Education Pakistan: Reflections of an Educationist”, is an inside account written by one of the leading educationists of the country. The book-launching ceremony was attended by noted educationists, vice chancellors and rights activists.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/01/2016 10:35:00 AM,

Lahore School of Economics MBA for Professionals Admissions

Lahore School MBA for Professionals Admissions Deadline: June 1, 2016

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Length of MBA Programme for Full Time Working Professionals: The MBA for full time working professionals Programme is a 2½ year degree programme requiring completion of 66 credit hours. Class timings would be from 8.15 a.m.- 5.30 p.m on Sundays at the Burki Campus.

Credit Hours, Courses and Thesis: All courses are three credit hours each. Class contact hours for each course would be two meetings of 2 hours each per week for 12 weeks.

Entrance Requirements: This programme is intended for full time working executives. Admission to the Lahore School’s MBA Programme for Full time Working Professionals is regulated through an entrance examination and interview process. A four year BA/BSc/BCom/ BBA (Hons) degree with a CGPA of 2.5 is a necessary pre-requisite for regular admission into the MBA Programme for Full Time Working Professionals.

Programme and Admissions Information: The Lahore School of Economics Prospectus which includes programme and admissions information may be collected from the Lahore School’s Admissions Office at the City Campus. Prospective students are invited to visit the Admissions Office Mondays to Fridays between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 5/25/2016 01:12:00 PM,

Innovation in the Textiles Sector of Pakistan

Dr. Waqar Ahmed Wadho of Lahore School of Economics was a guest speaker in a seminar on Innovation and Technological Progress organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Pakistan on 27 April 2016 in Islamabad. The seminar was attended by officials of the ministry including Federal Secretary Mr. Fazal Abbas Maken, and chairs and directors of various wings/divisions of the ministry. Dr. Wadho discussed the findings of their new research (jointly with Dr. Azam Chaudhry, Professor at Lahore School) on innovation in the Textiles sector of Pakistan as well as on how their study could be used for the future research and policy making by the ministry of Science and Technology of Pakistan. The findings of this research provide a detailed status of innovation activities and their intensities, the determinants and obstacles of innovation, as well as the impact of innovation on firm performance such as labour productivity and profitability. In the discussion session, participants highlighted the need of quality research for better policy making and showed their interest in collaborating with Lahore School of Economics for Ministry's proposed innovation survey.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 5/13/2016 02:30:00 PM,

Lahore School of Economics Convocation 2016


Lahore School of Economics’ Twelfth Annual Convocation was held on 7 May 2016. Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry, Rector Lahore School of Economics conferred degrees and awards to graduating students (MPhil (4), M.Sc. (15), MBA (235), MBA for Professionals (98), BBA (Hons.) (411), B.Sc.(149) (Hons.) and BS (Hons.) (23).
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 5/09/2016 11:19:00 AM,

Activities of the Lahore School Department of Economics

I. Introduction

Over the last year, the economics department has expanded in terms of size and scope. Much of the exciting work that is being done on the research and teaching side is because of the dynamic young faculty in the Department of Economics. Their activities have ranged from constantly updating their course syllabi, to finding new ways of challenging their students, to engaging in cutting edge research with some of the best research institutions in the world, the faculty of economics has taken the lead. This work is now being recognized locally and internationally with a significant number of our students getting foreign scholarships for further academic work, a growing number of students being recruited by international development institutions and the private sector and a growing number of international publications.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 5/04/2016 09:07:00 AM,

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