CREB - Center for Research in Economics and Business

Farah Said

PhD Economics Candidate, Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, Pakistan
MSc Financial Economics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
BSc Economics, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
Assistant Professor
Email: farahs@lahoreschool.edu.pk

Research Interests

Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Behavioural Economics

Published papers

Two Sides of the Same Rupee? Comparing Demand for Microcredit and Microsaving in a Framed Field Experiment in Rural Pakistan (with Uzma Afzal, Giovanna d'Adda, Marcel Fafchamps and Simon Quinn), Economic Journal (Forthcoming)

Access to Finance and Agency: An Overview of the Constraints to Female-Run Enterprise The Lahoure Journal of Economics, Special Edition, September 2016, pp.331-349

Risk Taking and Risk Learning after a rare event: Evidence from a field experiment in Pakistan
(with Uzma Afzal and Ginger Turner) Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 118, 167 – 183, 2015

Microinsurance Demand after a Rare Event: Evidence from a field experiment in Pakistan (with Ginger Turner and Uzma Afzal) The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance – Issues and Practice 39, 201 – 223, 2014

Determinants of Export Performance in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis: Evidence from South Asia (with Hamna Ahmed) Pakistan Development Review Special Edition 57 (4), 2012

Macro Level Determinants of Poverty: Investigation through Poverty Mapping of Districts of Pakistan (with Tareena Musaddiq and Mahreen Mahmud), Pakistan Development Review Special Edition 53 (4), 2011

Internal Migration Patterns in Pakistan: Case for fiscal decentralization (with Tareena Musaddiq and Mahreen Mahmud) Pakistan Development Review Special Edition 49 (4), 2010

Book chapters

The Effect of Early Flood Warnings on Mitigation and Recovery during the 2010 Pakistan Floods (with Ginger Turner, Uzma Afzal and Karen Campbell) Preventing Disaster: Early Warning Systems for Climate Change, United Nations Environmental Programme, 2014


Working papers

Hiding Money: Evidence from a field experiment with aspiring female entrepreneurs, (with Mahreen Mahmud, Giovanna d’Adda and Azam Chaudhry), CSAE Working Paper WPS/2017-07

Gender and Agency within the Household: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan, (with Uzma Afzal, Giovanna d'Adda and Marcel Fafchamps), CEPR Discussion Paper No. 11464

Two Sides of the Same Rupee? Comparing Demand for Microcredit and Microsaving in a Framed Field Experiment in Rural Pakistan, (with Uzma Afzal, Giovanna d'Adda, Marcel Fafchamps and Simon Quinn), BREAD Working Paper No. 449

Natural Disasters and Social Capital: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Pakistan, (with Uzma Afzal and Ginger Turner), CREB Working Paper No. 02-15., 2015

Attitudes Towards Risk in the Wake of a Rare Event: Evidence from Pakistan, (with Uzma Afzal and Ginger Turner), CREB Working Paper No. 02-14., 2014


Research In Progress