Asif JavedSenior Research Associate
Research/Economic Growth Unit
Asif Javed did his MPhil and MSc in Economics from Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), and Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad, respectively.
Prior to joining SDPI, he had worked with the World Bank, British Council, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), and International Alert. His major research work revolves around South Asian regional investment and value chains, role of public sector in developing social enterprises, Pakistan economic cooperation with Afghanistan, environmental regulations in textile processing sector, and poverty and social impact analysis of Workers Welfare Fund.
He has produced a number of publications in different areas, including services trade, global value chain, tax reforms, agriculture, internal migration and labour mobility, youth employment and human resource development. He has attended various national and international trainings such as CGE Modeling in Nepal, and SAARC training on HRD, in Islamabad.