Welcome to GIDS
The Graduate Institute of Development Studies (GIDS) was established in 2012 by the Lahore School of Economics to stimulate an interdisciplinary approach to development policy and practice that would promote equitable and sustainable development in a period of rapid globalization and technological change. It aims to address the pressing concerns that have arisen as the development process has unfolded in the developing world, including Pakistan.
Dr. Rashid Amjad participated in a panel discussion on “Still the Overdeveloped State?: Political Economy of Pakistan” along with Dr. S. Akbar Zaidi and Aasim Sajjad Akhtar at the Lahore Think Fest 2020.
Dr. Rashid Amjad participated in a panel discussion on “Still the Overdeveloped State?: Political Economy of Pakistan” along with Dr.[…]
Dr. Nasra Shah participated in the 20th Annual Population Research Conference held on 27-28th November 2019
Dr. Nasra Shah participated in the 20th Annual Population Research Conference entitled, “Are We Ready for a 2nd Pakistan at[…]
Dr. Nasra Shah delivered a presentation on “If Desired Fertility is Achieved, High Birth Rates Would Persist in Qatar” at[…]
Dr. Nasra Shah, Professor, Graduate Institute of Development Studies participated in the 7th meeting of the advisory group of ILO[…]
The Graduate Institute of Development [GIDS] hosted Second Economic History Society Meeting on October 29 th , 2019 at 11:30[…]
News & Media
Pakistan Migration Report 2020 launched: Dr Ishrat lauds role of expats in improving socio-economic indicators
By Hassan Abbas Published in Business Recorder on February 20, 2020 Adviser to the Prime Minister on Institutional Reforms and[…]
By Baela Raza Jamil Published in The Express Tribune on February 18, 2020 The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)[…]
By Usman Hanif Published in The Express Tribune on February 12, 2020 KARACHI: More Pakistanis have joined full-time freelance jobs, especially[…]
By Mehtab Haider Published in The News on February 12, 2020 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the visiting IMF mission are exploring[…]
By Shahnawaz Akhter Published in The News, January 29, 2020 KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Tuesday unveiled[…]