CREB - Center for Research in Economics and Business

Graduate Program

The MPhil and PhD program at the Lahore School are managed by the centre.These programs aim to improve research capability within Pakistan by equipping individuals with the tools and techniques necessary for academic research. Both programs are structured to include rigorous analytical and quantitative courses to provide the necessary skills and seminar style courses to expand the thinking capacities of our future researchers.

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MPhil Economics
The MPhil program is a two year commitment and includes a combination of academic courses and a thesis requirement for its completion.

Course Title
1 Econometrics I: Theory
2 Mathematics for Economics
3 Seminar: Economic Development I
4 Advanced Macroeconomics I
5 Advanced Microeconomics I
6 Seminar: Economic Development II
7 Advanced Macroeconomics II
8 Advanced Microeconomics II
9 Applied Econometrics Workshop II
10 Applied Econometrics Workshop III
11 Seminar: Applied Development I

PhD Economics Programme
The Lahore School of Economics PhD programme in Economics started in September 2013. All PhD programmes require completion of minimum 18 credit hours of coursework, one research paper publication and a dissertation. The first PhD level course offered is Seminar: Advanced Macro Economics III.

Course Title
1 Applied Econometrics: Advanced Methods in Macroeconometrics
2 Seminar: Advanced Micro Economics III: Theories of Advanced Industrial Organization
3 Seminar: Advanced Macro Economics III: Theories of Advanced Economic Growth
4 Seminar: Applied Development II: Advanced Methods of Microeconometrics
5 Applied Micro Economics: Advanced Empirical Industrial Organization
6 Applied Macro Economics: Political Economy of Macroeconomic Policy