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Advanced Corporate Finance


Mr. Asad Altaf, Head of Corporate Central - HBL gave an online talk on October 06, 2021 to the students of MBA II who are enrolled in the course of "Advanced Corporate Finance".

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 10/11/2021 03:22:00 PM,

Marketing Research


Maryam Wazirzada, Partner& Founder of Iris Communications gave an online talk to the students of MBA II who are enrolled in the course of “Marketing Research” on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 10/06/2021 09:53:00 AM,

SMEs unable to afford innovation

Survey reveals export-oriented firms far ahead in innovation than non-exporting ones

The textile sector of Pakistan lacks innovation as a majority of small and medium-scale players cannot afford the investment needed to upgrade technology in their business units.

“Export-oriented textile mills direly need innovation primarily to attract international buyers in the face of tough competition,” concluded a survey conducted by the Innovation and Technology Centre, Lahore School of Economics. It revealed that the export-oriented firms ranked higher with respect to innovation compared to the non-exporting firms.


The survey was conducted to observe the growth trends in innovation and technology up-gradation in the exporting and non-exporting businesses belonging to the textile and readymade garment segment in Lahore. The purpose of the poll was to know about the extent, quality and impact of innovation on the performance and profitability of businesses.Read more »

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 9/23/2021 09:17:00 AM,

Lahore School Third International Conference on Applied Development Economics

(8-10 September 2021) 

The Lahore School of Economics in partnership with International Growth Centre hosted its Third International Conference on Applied Development Economics, on 8-10th September 2021. Similar to the first two editions of the conference in 2018 and 2019 which were a great success, the three-day event this year, was once again devoted to bringing together policy makers, renowned researchers, academics and practitioners from within Pakistan and abroad to discuss relevant themes for developing countries such as, firm & entrepreneurship, labor, gender, poverty and social protection, health, education, and governance and institutional capacity. The thought-provoking research presented at the conference was hoped to disseminate and invite interesting feedback, stimulate further research in this domain and be instrumental in improving research capabilities of young researchers within the country.


The conference started off with welcome remarks by Dr. Shahid Amjad Chaudhry (Rector, Lahore School of Economics). He extended a warm welcome to a distinguished and impressive galaxy of academics, researchers, and other honorable guests. He highlighted that that this international conference will shed light on the state of economic stability in developing countries especially under the circumstances of COVID, poverty, underdevelopment, and civil war which is ending in Afghanistan. He also mentioned that Pakistan’s economy is fundamentally strong due to its agricultural sector however, it still has to work hard for macroeconomic growth as for 2021 the macroeconomic growth rate was 3.8%. Currently, the EHSAS project in Pakistan provides 2000 Rs or roughly $15 monthly to about 6million families, which is around 15% of its population. The health sector in Pakistan, largely private and public sector provides its services to around 35% of the population which is going to jump to 65% in a time span of two months. These two projects will help to ease the poverty condition in Pakistan.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 9/11/2021 01:33:00 PM,

Will the budget deliver?


Rashid Amjad
 
The good news — though dampened by continuing high inflation — is that the economy is showing distinct signs of moving out of the deep downturn caused by the Covid-19 crisis, and is generating growth momentum and rising business confidence. The challenge now is to ensure that this economic upturn is converted into not just sustained and higher growth, but also inclusive growth that generates jobs with rising wages and incomes.

Experience suggests that the odds are stacked against it. Over the last three decades, successive governments have raised hope, only to have it dashed by the very policies they have followed to stimulate growth. What is the government doing differently this time to avoid a similar outcome?

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/26/2021 10:55:00 AM,

Lahore School of Economics MS Economics Program


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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 6/01/2021 01:48:00 PM,

Decrease in GDP rate led to net job loss of 0.7 m: report

Hassan Abbas

The Lahore School of Economics, macro model for the Pakistan economy estimated that GDP growth over the calendar year 2020, has been a contraction of -1.5 percentage points led to a net job loss of 0.7 million.

This was according to the Report on the State of the Pakistan Economy: Growth Jobs, Welfare and Macro Policy in Pakistan.

The report was written by Dr Moazam Mahmood, Professor Faculty of Economics, Lahore School of Economics, Dr Azam Amjad Chaudhry, Professor and Dean, Faculty of Economics, Aimal Tanvir Malik Teaching and Research Fellow, Faculty of Economics, Lahore School of Economics.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 5/16/2021 01:41:00 PM,

Entrepreneurship & SME Management


Mr. Saad Khan, CEO-Active Media gave an online talk to the students of BBA IV who are enrolled in the course of “Entrepreneurship & SME Management” on Friday, May, 07,2021.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 5/08/2021 02:56:00 PM,

Entrepreneurship & SME Management


Maryam Wazirzada, Partner& Founder of Iris Communications gave an online talk to the students of BBA IV who are enrolled in the course of “Entrepreneurship & SME Management” on Wednesday, May, 05, 2021.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 5/06/2021 02:51:00 PM,

Digital Marketing: Strategy and Tactics

On 3 May 2021, Mr. Badar Khushnood, Cofounder, Fishry.com and Bramerz, and an alumnus of the Lahore School of Economics’ Master’s degree, visited the Lahore School on Zoom and delivered a session on “Digital Marketing: Strategy and Tactics” to the MBA cohort of 2020-1.

Characteristically, Badar began by introducing free tools to the MBAs to gain market insights digitally. The MBAs learnt how to use Facebook Audience Insights and Google Trends. He discussed Google Adwords and then showed how one could use some paid tools such as Zanroo to look at “sentiments analysis”.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 5/05/2021 09:13:00 AM,

Entrepreneurship & SME Management


Mr. Omer Zaman, Marketing Head of Sefam gave an online talk to the students of BBA IV who are enrolled in the course of “Entrepreneurship & SME Management” on Monday, May, 03, 2021.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 5/04/2021 02:49:00 PM,

Strategic Supply Chain Management


Mr. Salman Goheer, Vice President Supply Chain at Engro Fertilizers delivered a talk online to the students of MBA II who are enrolled in the course of “Strategic Supply Chain Management” on Monday, April, 26, 2021.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 4/27/2021 02:45:00 PM,

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