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



  • HSS Best Essays 2017

    15 Jun 2017

    MGSHSS is proud to announce that the best essays for the HSS department 2016-17 have been selected.  The categories that the essays fall under include the following; Anthropology and

    MGSHSS Newsletter 2016-17

    14 Jun 2017

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  • Trip to the Parliament

    18 Apr 2017

    MGHSS and Ms. Shaza Fatima Khawaja organized a trip to the parliament for the POL 100 students on April 13, 2017. A class was conducted at the parliament by Ms. Shaza so that the students could

    Brown Bag Seminar: “Optimal Lying in Online Dating Profiles”

    09 Mar 2017

    Empirical studies have found that people frequently lie in online dating profiles, and that the lower the online daters’ attractiveness, the more likely they are to enhance their profile

  • LUMS-USIP Junior Fellowship in Peace and Conflict Studies, Spring Semester, 2017

    05 Feb 2017

    LUMS and the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) are inviting research proposals for 3 fellowships in the Fall Semester 2016 (September 2016 to January 2017). The aim of the fellowship is to

    LUMS Graduate Declared Rhodes Scholar Elect 2017 From Pakistan

    07 Dec 2016

    Saman Tariq Malik, an English major from the Class of 2016 has won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Each year the Rhodes Trust awards this scholarship to one person from each member country to

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

    03 Nov 2016

    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

    06 Oct 2016

    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

    07 Sep 2016

    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

    19 Aug 2016

    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