Name: Dr. Bushra Yasmin
Designation: Associate Professor
Department: Economics
 
Qualification: Ph. D Economics (2010)
  Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad and University of Sussex, United Kingdom
  M.Phil Economics (2000)
  Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad
  M.A (1996)
  Islamia University, Bahawalpur
  B.A (1993)
  Islamia University, Bahawalpur
 
Phone: +92-51-9292914
Email: eco@fjwu.edu.pk, bushra.yasmin@fjwu.edu.pk
Status: On Job
Dr. Bushra Yasmin

Professional Experience

November 2013 to date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Chairperson

September 28, 2013 to date
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Associate Professor

January 2012 to November 2013
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Head of Department

01-11-07 - To 27-09-13
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Assistant Professor

07-04-2001 to 31-10-07
Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Lecturer

PUBLICATIONS/CONFERENCES

  • “A Case Study of Fresh Meat Shops in Rawalpindi City: Animal Rights and Customers Satisfaction”, Quarterly Journal of Gender and Social Issues (2002) vol. 1(4), pp: 45-64.
  • “Analysis of factors affecting FDI in Developing Countries”, Pakistan Economic and Social Review (2003), vol. XLI (1& 2), pp: 59-76.
  • “Poverty and FDI. Is there any Link? Empirical Evidence from Developing Countries”. Quarterly Journal of Gender and Social Issues (2004) vol. 3 (1) pp: 47-63.
  • “Measuring the Underground Economy and its impact on the economy of Pakistan”, Lahore Journal of Economics (2004), Vol. 9 (2) pp: 93-104.
  • “The Foreign Capital Inflows and Growth in Pakistan: A Simultaneous Equation Model”, South Asia Economic Journal (2005), vol. 6 (2), pp: 207-219.
  • “Trade Liberalization and Labor Demand Elasticities: Empirical Evidence from Pakistan”, The Pakistan Development Review (2005), vol. 44 (4), 1067-1087 ISSN 0030-9729.
  • “Trade Liberalization and Economic Development: Evidence from Pakistan”, The Lahore Journal of Economics June, (2006), vol. 11 (1) pp: 19-34.
  • “Trade Liberalization and Labor Demand Elasticities in Pakistan: Empirical Evidence” Paper presented in 2nd International Conference on Business, Management and Economics, Izmir, Turkey, 15-18 June, 2006.
  • “Trade Liberalization lead role of Human Capital Characteristics and Job Attributes in Wage Determination”, The Lahore Journal of Economics (2009), 14(1):1-37.
  • “Trade Openness: New Evidence for the Labor Demand Elasticity in Manufacturing Sector of Pakistan”, The Lahore Journal of Economics (2011), 16 (2): 55-85.
  • “Impact of Trade Liberalization on Trade Balance in Pakistan: Cointegration and Error Correction Mechanism”, accepted for publication in ZIREB, May 2012. Vol.15 (1).
  • “Dynamics of Money Supply and Inflation in Pakistan: A Vector Autoregressive Approach”, Journal of Business and Management Sciences, 2012. Volume 2, Issue 1.

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Fulbright Award 2016-17 for Post-Doctorate from Harvard University, USA
  • Star Award for year 2002 (awarded by South Asian Publication, Karachi)
  • PhD foreign research fellowship for University of Sussex, UK from Higher Education Commission under the scheme International Research Support Initiative Program (IRSIP) 2007
  • First Class first Position in M-Phil Economics from Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad.
  • Gold Medalist in M-A Economics from Islamia University, Bahawalpur.
  • Top in Arts Faculty in M-A from Islamia University, Bahawalpur.
  • Indigenous PhD scholarship holder of Higher Education Commission, Islamabad, Pakistan (2004-2009).
  • PhD foreign research fellowship for University of Sussex, UK from Higher Education Commission under the scheme International Research Support Initiative Program (IRSIP) 2007.
  • Award of Merit Scholarship for M-Phil/PhD from UGC.
  • Merit Scholarship during M-Phil.
  • Merit Scholarship during M-A.
  • HEC-Approved PhD Supervisor.

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS

  • “Poverty Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation”, Workshop organized by World Bank and Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE). November 12-16, 2001.
  • “Employment and Informal Sector”, Two-Days National Tripartite Seminar conducted by International Labor Organization (ILO). December 28-29, 2001.
  • “Globalization and Human Development in South Asia”, Seminar conducted by Human Development Centre (HDC). November 29, 2001.
  • “Debt, Growth and Poverty”, 17th Annual General Meeting and Conference of PIDE. January 14-16, 2002.
  • “Regulation, Competition, and Information”, 18th Annual General Meeting and Conference of PIDE. January 13-15, 2003.
  • “Survey Research Training”, 3 days workshop organized by FJWU, GALLUP and British Council. May 9 – 11, 2003.
  • Sixth Sustainable Development (SDPI) Conference held on 11-13 December, 2003.
  • Annual General Meetings and Conferences of PIDE, Year 2001-2010.
  • Seminar on “Poverty Alleviation Through Employment Generation”, held on 3-4 January, 2011 by Labor and Manpower Division, Government of Pakistan, Pakistan Manpower Institute.
  • “Faculty Development Workshop 2011” by Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, held on 18-19, 2011.
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  • Prepared the Budget Proposal 2011-2012 on Education Policy for RCCI, Rawalpindi (nominee from FJWU).
  • One day Public private dialogue on “Regional Trade with ECO countries in Textile made up and light engineering sectors”, by Pakistan Institute of Trade and Development, Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan on 21 December 2011.
  • “Can Pakistan Grow Faster?”, The Quaid-i-Azam Lecture by Dr. Nadeem-ul-Haq, Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, GOP and Chancellor PIDE, at The Marriott, Islamabad on April 05, 2012 at 02:00 p.m. by PSDE.