Muhammad Farooq Naseer is an Assistant Professor at Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS. Dr. Naseer is a development economist with interests in education, human development, and political economy.
Dr. Naseer’s work often requires the use of empirical methods with rich micro-data from household and community surveys to study issues ranging from poverty and vocational skills to political competition and learning outcomes in schools. He is actively engaged in several research collaborations with policy impact and continues to present his work at international as well as local academic and policy forums.
Dr. Naseer is a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP) and an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS). He is also a member of the Econometric Society, European Economic Association, and the Consortium for Development Policy Research (CDPR). Additionally, Dr. Naseer has served as a member of the technical committee of experts advising the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics on the design and execution of the Population Census 2017.
Dr. Naseer received his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University.