MS Economics

The Department of Economics at LUMS offers a two track MS Economics programme after 16 years of education. The MS Economics programme has been designed to set new standards in graduate level econimics education in Pakistan and to meet the growing need of well-trained economists in both the public and private sectors. The program provides strong grounding in theory and application and is based upon a rigorous cirriculum consisting of core and elective courses with the option of a Masters thesis. The Department of Economics offers two tracks: The MS Economics (1.5 Years) and the MS Economics (2.5 Years) programme.

Student Testimonials

  • LUMS has served as a window into a whole new world for me.  I find myself more perceptive and sensitive regarding things that matter.  ...

    -Zahra Rao
  • I learnt out of class, as much as I learnt in class. LUMS has been a roller coaster ride. If I could do it all over again, I would.

    -Syed Khuram Farrukh
  • It has been an incredible journey. The confidence and maturity I have towards my future goals, could only have been possible at LUMS. 

    -Minahil Gillani
  • LUMS has helped me grow immensely as a person. It has taught me the importance of giving back to the community.

    -Jamal Khan


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    Gurmani Centre Hosts Ongoing ‘Bazm-e-Ghalib’ Series

    This Fall semester, the Gurmani Centre in collaboration with Gad and Brigit Rausing Library is hosting ‘Bazm-e-Ghalib’, a series of eight lectures on the renowned Urdu poet,

  • LUMS Faculty Members Awarded Competitive Research Grant by IPA

    LUMS faculty members Dr. Kashif Zaheer Malik and Dr. Faisal Bari has been awarded one of most competitive research grants of 300,000 USD from Innovation for Poverty action (IPA) to conduct field

    Apply for a postdoctoral fellowship at the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature

    Call for Applications:Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Gurmani Centre for Languages and LiteratureLahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan Description: This is a nine-month position for

  • Dr. Abid Burki Talks about Groundbreaking Study on Pakistan’s Dairy Sector

    The Economics Department at MGSHSS launched a comprehensive, research based economic impact study of the dairy sector titled, “Pakistan’s Dairy Sector: Lessons from the Past to

    LUMS-USIP Junior Fellowship in Peace and Conflict Studies, Fall Semester, 2016

    We are inviting research proposals for 3 fellowships in the Fall Semester 2016 (September 2016 to January 2017). The aim of the fellowship is to groom and train young scholars in the field of Peace

  • LUMS to Launch Groundbreaking Study on the Dairy Sector

    The Economics Department at LUMS is set to launch a comprehensive, research based economic impact study of the dairy sector entitled,“Pakistan’s Dairy Sector: Lessons from the

    A Conversation With Dr. Joya Chatterji

    Dr. Chatterji who is a professor of South Asian History at the Trinity College, Cambridge and the Director of the Centre of South Asian Studies at Cambridge, visited LUMS Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School

  • Pakistan's Dairy Industry Pins Hopes on 'Game Changer' Study by LUMS Faculty

    LUMS launched Professor Abid Aman Burki’s seminal study, ‘Pakistan’s Dairy Sector: Lessons from the Past to Build a Resilient Dairy Industry’ on Wednesday at an

    Call for Applications for Director of the Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature

    Gurmani Centre for Languages and Literature of the Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) at LUMS invites applications for the appointment of Director for the Centre.