Dr. Asma Hyder

Associate Professor and Chairp erson Economics Department Department: Economics Professional Activities: Chairperson (Economics) On-board Status: Available

Work Experience

  • Associate Professor and Chairperson Economics Depa rtment at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (Dec-2019 to PRESENT)
  • at Institute of Business Administration (Jan-2019 to Dec-2019)
  • Member Social Sector & Devolution at Ministry of Planning Development & Reform (Jan-2017 to Dec-2018)
  • Associate Professor at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (Jan-2016 to PRESENT)
  • Associate Professor at National University of Science & Technology (Jul-2014 to Jan-2016)
  • Assistant Professor at Karachi School of Business and Leadership (Aug-2012 to Jul-2014)
  • Assistant Professor (Courses Taught: Advanced Microeconomics (MPhil leading to PhD), Quantitative Methods and Economic Analysis (MBA), Managerial Economics, Application of Statistics in Social Sciences (BBA)) at National University of Science & Technology (May-2007 to Jul-2012)
  • Research Fellow at Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (Sep-2006 to Mar-2007)
  • Lecturer Micro economics, Econometrics, Development economics (M.Phil and Masters Level) Conducted workshop for Micro economics, econometrics and research methods. at Allama Iqbal Open University (Jan-2000 to Dec-2005)


  • Post Doc , University of Pennsylvania - 2011
  • PhD (Labor Economist), National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan & Sussex University - 2007
  • MPhil (Public- Private Wage Differentials in Pakistan), Quaid-I-Azam University - 1999

Research Interests

  • Labor Economist

Courses Taught

  • Development Economics
  • Development Economics-I

Research Output

  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Dr. Wali- Ullah "Gender and Innovation: Experience of South Asian Firms", Journal of Business and Economics, Dec 30, 2019, Pakistan
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Dr. Wali- Ullah "Child Mortality, Fertility and Poverty: A Counterfactual Analysis", AERC Annual Conference - Economy of Naya Pakistan: Emerging Challenges, Prospects, for Change and Roads to Prosperity, Nov 19, 2019, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Hamid Hussain, Dr. Asma Hyder "Anna Karenina Principle and Life in a Developing Society", 34th Annual Conference of Pakistan Society of Development Economists, PIDE, Dec 04, 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Tanweer Ul Islam, Dr. Asma Hyder "A Reflection on Child and Infant Mortality in Selected South Asian Countries", The Pakistan Journal of Social Issues, Jul 01, 2018, Pakistan
  • Verde Salaman, Dr. Asma Hyder "An Insight Into Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from European Social Survey", Journal of European Studies, Dec 31, 2017, Pakistan
  • SARAH NASIR, Dr. Asma Hyder, Dr. Qazi Masood Ahmed "Governance and Happiness: Evidence From Citizens’ Perception in Pakistan", IBA Business Review, Dec 01, 2017, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Ahmad Mujtaba Khan, Dr. Asma Hyder "The Statistical Value of Injury Risk in Pakistans Construction and Manufacturing Sectors", The Lahore Journal of Economics, Jul 03, 2017, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Mina Zamand, Dr. Asma Hyder "Impact of Climatic Shocks on Child Human Capital: Evidence from Young Lives Data", Environmental Hazards: Human and Policy Dimensions, May 12, 2016
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Zafar Mahmood "Women at Frontline during the Flood Catastrophe: A Case Study from Pakistan", Pakistan Journal of Women Studies, Sep 01, 2015
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Jere Behrman, Hans-Peter Kohler "Negative Economic Shocks and Child Schooling : Evidence from Rural Malawi", Development Southern Africa, Jun 02, 2015
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Jere R. Behrman "Climatic Shocks and Child Human Capital: Evidence from Ethiopia", Journal of Asian and African Studies, Oct 13, 2014
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Jere R. Behrman "A Note on Women Economic Activities in Malawi", Journal of Development and Leadership, Mar 01, 2014
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Jere R. Behrman "International Trade Openness and Gender Gaps in Pakistani Labor Force Participation Rates over 57 Years", Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Jun 25, 2012
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Jere R. Behrman "Schooling is Associated not only with Long-Run Wages, but also with Wage Risks and Disability Risks: The Pakistani Experience", Pakistan Development Review, Dec 01, 2011, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Abdullah Azhar, Annum Javaid, Mohsin Rehman, Dr. Asma Hyder "Entrepreneurial Intentions among Business Students in Pakistan", Journal of Business Systems, Governance and Ethics, Jun 01, 2010
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Maqsood Sadiq "Determinants of Poverty in Pakistan", Hamburg Review of Social Sciences, May 01, 2010, Hamburg, Germany
  • Zainab Javied, Dr. Asma Hyder "Impact of Training on Earnings: Evidence from Pakistani Industries", Asian Social Science, Dec 07, 2009, Canada
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Ather Maqsood Ahmed "The Dynamics of Moonlighting in Pakistan", Pakistan Development Review, Dec 01, 2009, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Ather Maqsood Ahmed, Dr. Asma Hyder "Sticky Floors and Occupational Segregation: Evidence from Pakistan", Pakistan Development Review, Dec 01, 2008, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Dr. Asma Hyder "Employment Preferences and Length of Job Queues in Pakistan: An Update", Margin –Journal of Applied Economic Research, Dec 01, 2008
  • Dr. Asma Hyder "The Effects of Relocation on Wages: A Decomposition Analysis", International Journal of Rural Management, Jan 01, 2008
  • Dr. Asma Hyder, Barry Reilly "The Public and Private Sector Pay Gap in Pakistan: A Quantile Regression Analysis", The Pakistan Development Review, Sep 01, 2005, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Dr. Asma Hyder "Public- Private Wage Differentials in Pakistan", Bangladesh Development Studies, Dec 01, 2002, Bangladesh


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