Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Dr. Shahida Wizarat

Dr. Shahida Wizarat, Senior Fellow with the rank of Professor and Head of Department of Economics at IOBM, holds a PhD in Economics from University of East Anglia, Norwich, England and M.A Economics from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. She has over 30 years experience to her credit in teaching, research and consultancy. She has held the positions of Director, (AERC), University of Karachi, Director Karachi Stock Exchange, Consultant, World Bank and Asian Development Bank and prepared investment guide for foreign private investors for Citibank. Her research publications are in the area of Economic Growth and Challenges in Pakistan. She holds honorary positions of Expert Economist, Canadian Center for South Asian Studies at the
University of Ontario, Member Pakistan Telecom Authority, Regional Advisory Committee and Member, Academic Council, Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi.