MPDD Seminar Series on
MDGs, Poverty Reduction and Inclusive Development: Development Agenda for 2015 and Beyond
Professor Hafiz Pasha
Wednesday, 20 February 2012
Meeting Room G,
United Nations Conference Centre
Dr. Hafiz Pasha (Ph.D in Economics, Stanford University,
M.A in Economics, Trinity College, Cambridge University)
is a renowned development economist. Currently, he is the Dean and Professor
of economics at Beaconhouse University in Lahore,
Pakistan. Previously, Dr. Pasha has had extensive
engagement with the United Nations as the UN Assistant
Secretary General and United Nations Development
Program Assistant Administrator and
Regional Director of the Regional Bureau for
Asia and the Pacific.
Dr. Pasha has served as the Federal Minister for Finance and
Economic Affairs, Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, with the status of
a federal minister, Education Minister and Commerce Minister in three governments
of Pakistan. Dr. Pasha has published over 150 books and articles in the fields of
development, public finance, urban and regional economics, labor economics,
and his articles have been published in international journals
including the Journal of Urban Economics, Urban Studies, and Public Finance Quarterly.
You and your colleagues are cordially invited to the seminar and participate in the discussions.