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



  • Career Information

    11 Dec 2017

    The Mushtaq Ahmad Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences (MGSHSS) recently held a session for its students to meet CEOs of different companies from different industries. The disucssion was

    A Talk by Kiran Ahmed

    16 Nov 2017

    The Saida Waheed Gender Initiative hosted a seminar with Dr. Kiran Nazir Ahmed (Assistant Professor and Interim Director of the Centre of Excellence in Gender Studies), Quaid-i-Azam University, on

  • Lecture by Margrit Pernau "Emotions and Modernity in Colonial India"

    15 Nov 2017

    Using the category of emotions, Professor Margrit Pernau of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, elaborated upon the Kanpur Mosque incident in pre-Partition India in 1913. She

    Taoos Chaman Ki Mayna

    10 Nov 2017

    On October 20, 2017, a remembrance for the late Urdu short story writer Nayyar Masood was held at LUMS. Following presentations by literary figures, Dr. Asif Farrukhi and Masood Ashar, there was a

  • Quarterly Debates at LUMS

    10 Nov 2017

    The first Quarterly debate of the session, held on the 25th Of October 2017, was a spectacle of exemplary argumentation and oratorical skills. The motion, “THB that PMLN’s politics are harmful to the


    10 Nov 2017

    In continuation of the tradition and values of inclusiveness and tolerance, Diwali was celebrated on the 19th of October by Hum-Aahang at the Central Courtyard. The celebrations included the creation

  • Workshop on "100 Years of Soviet Revolution"

    10 Nov 2017

    The workshop titled ‘100 Years of the Soviet Union: A South Asian Perspective’, organized by the Mushtaq Gurmani School of Humanities and Social Sciences, took place at LUMS from the 3rd to the 4th

    Conference Participation by Nadhra S. N. Khan

    03 Nov 2017

    Nadhra S. N. Khan (Assistant Professor, HSS) presents paper titled “Lahore Fort’s Picture Wall: Jahangir and Shah Jahan’s Decrees Read by Lahori Eyes” at the American Council for Southern Asian Art’s