Dr. Lubna Naz

Dr. Lubna Naz

Email: lnaz@iba.edu.pk

Lubna Naz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at IBA Karachi. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad. With over 20 years of experience in teaching and research, she has projects spanning various domains, including climate change, human capital, social security schemes for home-based workers, vulnerability mapping of disaster-prone regions, and WASH, in coordination with national and international organizations. She contributes to the capacity building of early-career faculty and researchers as a trainer in quantitative methods in climate data and health in collaboration with international organizations, including USAID, Colorado Boulder University USA, Reading University UK, and ICIMOD. She is a distinguished member of the Expert Panel on Data Integration Community in Asia and Pacific-United Nations and a member of the review panel of research projects at the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. She has earned several fellowships as a team lead from prestigious organizations, including USAID, the DHS program, IZA, and ICIMOD. She has presented her research at prominent institutions such as the World Bank, IMF, IHEA, PAA, and UNFPA.

Hasaan Anwar

Email: hamohiuddin@iba.edu.pk

Hasaan is a development sector professional with over 7 years of experience in primary & secondary research, implementation and project management. He has worked as research assistant on 5+ projects and has led 5 research projects. Hasaan has experience working with credible donors such as World Bank, International Finance Commission, United States Agency for International Development, Asian Development Bank, British Asian Trust, Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund and Karandaaz. He has experience in designing samples and questionnaires, translations, training field staff, enumeration, monitoring and evaluation, data analysis and report writing. He has experience of working in 15+ districts and 3 provinces of Pakistan. Hasaan has worked across the financial inclusion, social protection, education, health, gender, and transport sectors

Dr. Shabana Kishwar

Senior Research Fellow
Email: skishwar@iba.edu.pk

Shabana Kishwar is currently working as a researcher at IBA Karachi. Previously, she has been worked as a researcher for 4 years with different organizations including World Bank (WB) and Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE). Her research interest is in development economics, health economics and microeconomics. She has published seven academic papers. She is skilled in microdata (HIES/PSLM, PDHS, MICS) analysis and have expertise in STATA. She is well equipped in applying the statistical and econometric methods. She has collaborated with a variety of multi-disciplinary teams and have been involved in research that has informed commissioning decisions. She also presented her research at national and international conferences.