Asif JavedProject Associate
Research/Economic Growth Unit
Asif Javed did his MSc in Economics from Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad. At present, he is doing his MPhil in Economics from Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Islamabad.
Before joining SDPI as Project Associate, he used to work with the World Bank, British Council, South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE), and International Alert. His main research work includes: 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 trade, global value chain, tax reforms, agriculture, internal migration and labour mobility, youth employment and human resource development. He has attended national and international trainings such as CGE Modeling in Nepal, and SAARC training on HRD, in Islamabad.