Senior Economist with 15 years of diverse experience of industry and academia

Dr Ghulam Mohey-ud-din, PhD

  • Gold Medalist

    Islamia University Bahawalapur
  • Research Publication

    Book and 15 Articles
  • PhD Economics

    GC University Lahore
CV of Dr Ghulam Mohey-ud-din


Senior Economist | PhD Economics | 14 Publication

   PCSIR Staff Colony,  LAHORE Pakistan.

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❖ An experienced senior economist having 14 years’ experience in economics, industry, urban and social development, research, public policy and project management. Holds proven track record being part of billion-dollar projects and contributing in successfully achieving the project goals by employing team leading, advanced research skills

❖ Performance-driven person; have  ability  to  work  under  pressure  against  tight  deadlines,  completes

operations within stipulated budget and time-frame, ensures maximum resource utilization & retains organization in positive financial position

❖ Ph.D. Economics and project management diploma holder; recognized for being part of couple of industrial

censuses, data collection, leading teams handling socio-economic research, economic & spatial/ regional planning and formulating policies. Eminently maintains liaison with civic and private organizations, builds and leads senior economic and research teams

HEC Approved PhD Supervisor for Social Sciences

Work experience

Senior Specialist | Urban Economist, The Urban Unit, Lahore

Sep 2016 – Present

Key Responsibilities

  • Proficiently contributing to project achievement by planning, designing and conducting economic analyses for urban areas; correlating scenarios and aspects of spatial, environmental and economic prospects to envision scope of urban infrastructure projects

  • Periodically conducting viable research to support project-related claims, conducting economic analysis and periodically heading meetings with major stakeholders & key parties from public & private sector organizations to accomplish project goal

  • Confirming implementation and further development of vision, mission and principles in line with agreed corporate strategies and organizational priorities of projects. Providing economic inputs to corporate activities as and when required

  • Confirming implementation and further development of vision, mission and principles in line with agreed corporate strategies and organizational priorities of projects

  • Providing economic inputs to corporate activities as and when require

Major Achievements:

  • Successfully leading Economics team as ‘Sector Head Economics’ for world bank funded mega project “Punjab Spatial Strategy 2017-2047” (Punjab Development Roadmap 2047)

  • Recognized for completing and publication of two Intermediate Knowledge Products (IKPs) independently and contributed and supervised 10+ IKP

Senior Assistant Professor | Post Graduate Program Coordinator, Bharia University Lahore Campus, Lahore

2015 – 2016

Key Responsibilities

  • Proficiently conducted scholarly researches, taught economics & research, supervised MS thesis students, and contributed in; programme development, engaging in international collaboration and research projects

  • Taught economic, research methodology and other academic aspects to MS/ BS students and facilitated them with theories and real-world concepts

  • Conducted classroom assessments and activities for better understanding and assigned term projects

Major Achievements:

  • Rendered additional roles as Acting Head of Management Sciences Department, Post-Graduate Program Coordinator, Coordinator Faculty Training Program, Cluster Head (Quantitative Courses), Secretary – Departmental Board of Studies & Departmental Research Committee

  • Supervised more than 12 MS Theses/Dissertations and Prepared business case studies of new programs approved by Bahria Academic Council; handled HEC Academic Audit

Urban Economist, Meinhardt Pakistan Pvt. Ltd., Lahore

2014 – 2015

Key Responsibilities

  • Research activity on Urban Economic Issue in Special Context of Project Area

  • Continuous support to the Urban Planning team and other teams of project

  • Data collection and processing from official social economic sources

  • Drafting of reports on Economy of Lahore / Punjab / Pakistan with special reference to Urban Economy

  • Integration with the project team work ( particularly urban planners and designers, legal and financial experts)

  • Build different scenarios -/ projection based on real time analysis of economic data of Lahore city especially the surroundings of project area.

  • Any other relevant research work assigned by management.

Economist, Punjab Small Industries Corporation (PSIC), Lahore
2012- 2014

Key Responsibilities

  • Being Head of R&D Cell, leading and supervising the team of Research & Development Cell under the Directorate of Planning, Evaluation and New Initiatives (PEN) in PSIC Head Office.

  • Conducting research and analysis of the data of Census of Small and Cottage Industries in Punjab conducted by PSIC and preparing/ publishing the one provincial (consolidated) and 36 district census reports.

  • Providing specialist advice / comments on various technical/economic reports based on the application of economic theory and principles.

  • Doing research for preparing concept/working papers (followed by preparation of PC-Is) of development projects (ADP schemes) of PSIC.

  • Monitoring & Evaluation of on-going ADP schemes / development projects of PSIC and preparing working papers for monthly/quarterly ADP review meetings.

  • Economic analysis of projects to assess feasibility and determining the implications of their findings and make recommendations of ways to improve efficiency.

  • Using modern econometric software and advanced methods in statistical/econometric analysis for creating knowledge based products /reports.

  • Writing various technical and non-technical reports on economic trends and forecasts.

  • Contributed in preparation o PSIC vision 2025, Punjab Growth Strategy 2014-18 (PSIC Role), PSIC Sectoral Plan, PSIC Capacity Building Plan and Monitoring Mechanism/ Policy for M&E of PSIC ADP schemes/projects.

Reserach Analyst, Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Ministry of Economic Affairs & Statistics, Governemnt of Pakistan, Islamabad

2009- 2009

​Key Responsibilities

  • Analyzing economic reports by the multi-laterals / bi-lateral donor agencies

  • Monitoring and evaluation of world bank’s projects / programs

  • Preparation of analysis / working paper for quarterly portfolio review meetings of world bank’s projects / programs

  • Preparing policy documents and manuals for an informed policy making

  • Preparing working papers for informed decision making

  • Doing research on effectiveness of foreign aid in Pakistan

Key Achievements

  • Completed a research report titled, “Impact Evaluation of Trainings under Public Sector Capacity Building Project”

  • Worked as a member of Research Team for drafting the 1st Foreign Aid Policy of Pakistan

  • Participated in the 3rd Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan (RECCA):

    • Rapporteur in the meeting of Technical Working Group on “Energy and Infrastructure” and in Plenary Session of RECCA

  • Consolidated, compiled and edited the Final Conference Report, “Regional Cooperation in Development Perspective” published by EAD

Lecturer (Economics), Economists’ Inn: College of Economics & Commerce, Haroonabad

2006- 2009

Key Responsibilities

  • Teaching the papers of:

  • Development Economics (MA Economics Level)

  • Macroeconomic Theory (MA Economics Level)

  • Economy of Pakistan (B. Com Level)

  • Principles of Economics (B. Com Level)

  • Managing the Department of Economics

  • Worked on Independent research studies (details in “Research Work” section)

Business Development Officer, Khushhali Bank Ltd, Bahawalnagar

2003- 2004

Key Responsibilities

  • Frontline microfinance sales and service function

  • Outbound sales/business acquisition operations

  • Sales team management

  • Prepare and monitor case loadings

  • Documentation and policy compliances

  • Cash flow based credit appraisal

  • Ensuring high-quality social collateral formation

  • Front-end delinquency and collection management

Lecturer (Economics), AFAQ College of Economics & Commerce, Haroonabad

2002- 2003

Key Responsibilities

  • Teaching the papers of:

    • Economy of Pakistan (B. Com Level)

    • Principles of Economics (B. Com Level)


  • Economic Analysis

  • Development Economics

  • Research & Analysis

  • Macroeconomics and Growth

  • Teaching Economics & Research

  • Spatial Econometric Analysis

  • Urban Economics

  • Trend Analysis & Forecasting

  • Report Writing

  • Micro- & Macro- data handling


English  – Advanced

Urdu     – Native

Punjabi – Native

  • E-views (Good)

  • SPSS (Good)

  • Stata (Good)

  • R (Intermediate)

  • N-Vivo (Intermediate)


GC University, Lahore (PhD Economics)

Graduated in 2015

PhD, Economics

  • Thesis: “GDP Fluctuations and Its Impact on Private Investment and Economic Growth: A Study of Selected South Asian Countries”

  • Three research paper have been published in HEC recognized Journals

GC University, Lahore (M. Phil Economics)

​Graduated in 2008

M. Phil, Economics

  • CGPA: 3.18 / 4.00

  • Thesis: “The Macroeconomic Analysis of Foreign Capital Inflows in Pakistan: A Re-Examination Using Vector Error Correction Approach” (published as Book)

  • One research paper published

Islamia University, Bahawalpur (M.A. Economics)

​Graduated in 2002

Masters of Arts in Economics

  • Distinction: Gold Medalist (Overall first position in the university)