Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Dr. Mumtaz Anwar

Professor & Chairman
Dr. Mumtaz Anwar

Dr. Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry did his Postdoc in Public Policy from Harvard University (US) and re- ceived a PhD in Economics from University of Ham- burg (Germany). He holds a Master in Economics from the University of Leeds, UK (1994), and In- ternational Islamic University in Islamabad (1992). His areas of interest include political economy, eco- nomic development, governance, and development policy. Dr. Chaudhry is a seasoned academic with a diversifed research portfolio having extensive- ly published in leading national and international economics journals such as Review of Development Economics. Over the years, Dr. Chaudhry has gained global insight due to his participation in various international conferences and as a research fellow at Hamburg Institute of International Econom-ics (HWWI), Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (Canada), Har- vard University and teaching courses at University of Saskatchewan (Canada).
Dr. Chaudhry served as Director of Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI), Planning and Development Department, Government of Punjab. In his role at PERI, Dr. Chaudhry is spearheading research projects on prevalent socio-economic issues to support the planning and development work of the Punjab Government. By being in liaison with the government ofcials, he helped bridge the gap between academic research and policymaking. Tis is being done through collaborations with local universities and international development partners such as UNICEF and the World Bank. Given his proactive outlook, Dr. Chaudhry has brought recognition to the institute by organizing economic forums, capacity building workshops, and forming partnerships with other government and private organizations for research and de- velopment activities.

Designation:- Professor & Chairman