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Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

During last few decades Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) has brought in an international reputation and recognition for its research, and is now a federally chartered degree granting institute (DAI) offering world class degree programs in economics, population sciences, econometrics and statistics, environmental economics, and MBA.

PIDE was established in 1957 and was granted the status of an independent research organization in 1964 by the Government of Pakistan. This institute is engaged in the process of theoretical and empirical research in economics and related Social sciences. In addition to furnishing a firm academic basis to economic policy-making, its research also provides a window through which the exterior world can view the nature and direction of social science research in Pakistan.

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The department of Economics in Pakistan Institute of Development Economics consists of senior faculty members. Several members of the department are also providing assistance to various government agencies and other multi/bi-lateral organizations as advisors.

The role of quality education in producing a better world is increasing to the large extent. PIDE engage in grooming students to effectively deal with new global challenges. In current scenario, in Pakistan only a small percentage of the total population has get at to higher education, it is hoped that the MSc, MPhil and PhD program at PIDE would be a step forward in a vital field of knowledge and expertise.

MSc, MPhil and PhD program at PIDE is targeted imparting a full range of knowledge, awareness and expertise in economics. The degree programs in Economics have been a long-felt necessitate in Pakistan. In recent years, the number of qualified economists has diminished below the country’s requirements. Brain drain of economists to take up attractive jobs abroad has only provoked this professional vacuum in various government and non-government departments, teaching institutes, and research organizations. The degree programs in Economics at the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) have been developed to meet some of these challenges by rendering the necessary facilities for training economists in Pakistan.

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To attain the objectives and to furnish the educational needs of future leaders in Government, PIDE has designed a broad-based educational facility, and it has launched Master’s and MPhil programs. At PIDE the PhD Program in Economics is well-established and is being proposed since 1999, as of today, 13 students have been granted the PhD degree in Economics.

Scope of M.Phil / Ph.D. Degree

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With broad knowledge in economics and specialized attainments in financial and analytical techniques, graduates of MPhil/PhD are well-prepared to adopt career in the public and/or private sector as economic analysts in businesses, consultancy firms, financial institutions, and applied research firms. They may also get jobs in international organizations, like the World Bank, IMF, International Labor Organization, etc., government ministries, and non-government organizations (NGOs), universities, and in other teaching and research organization.



Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE),

Quaid-i-Azam University Campus,

P.O. Box. 1091,



Tel: +92 51 9248051

Fax: +92 51 9248065


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Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) Lahore – A Great Institute for Higher Education

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The Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) is an institute of higher education in Pakistan. Vision of the Business School and the University is gaining a regional recognition for excellence in research. The school proposes a research based doctoral degree program in management; this is in addition to School’s undergraduate program in accounting and finance, flagship MBA Program and the much in demand Executive MBA Program. The Business School is very lucky to have a highly qualified faculty. The faculty is best in the region and remains active in various avenues of research and scholarship. The campus furnishes specially designed office space and work environment for PhD students so that students can concentrate fully on the research and scholarship.

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The Program

In keeping with its declared goal of becoming an internationally renowned centre of research in the field of management, the Suleman Dawood School of Business is offering a course-based PhD Program in the following two specializations:

a) Organizational Behavior/Strategy & Organization (OB/S&O)

b) Operations Management (OM).

In this program, outstanding students will have a chance to gain the knowledge and skills required to engage research at the frontiers of the management field under the supervision of the best management professors in Pakistan. This PhD degree is ideal for those looking for academic research and teaching careers in management.

Specialization Areas

SDSB is proposing PhD courses and doctoral dissertation Supervision in Organizational Behavior/Strategy & Organization (OB/S&O). This specialization area (OB/S&O) mentions to a collection of theory and research that helps formulate a deeper understanding of personal, interpersonal, and system-wide processes in organizations. It especially allows you to gain greater brainstorms into the functioning of complex and developing organizations. The chief objective of OB/S&O is to train students in theory and methods of the following disciplines:

Organizational Behavior

Human Resource Management

Strategy/Organization Studies

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Operations Management (OM)

This specialization area (OM) deals with assembling people, material, machine, and method for optimal benefits. The area draws upon a wide range of subjects including mathematics, economics and other social sciences. Work performed in this area is typically characterized by a mixture of theoretical and applied research.

Enterprise Modeling

Mathematical Modeling/ Optimization

Scheduling and Transportation

Supply Chain Management

Total Quality Management

PhD candidates can also pursue doctoral research that examines problems and issues pertaining to Pakistani industry and emerging economies.

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Current Research Topics

SDSB faculty is engaged in research in the topics given below:

Corporate Social Responsibility & Business Ethics

Critical Management Studies

Industrial Management Studies

Industrial Clusters & Competitive Strategy

Cross-Cultural Management

Leadership & Organizational Change


Motivation, Values, Attitudes and Behavior

Financial Aid – PhD Management

The University’s policy is to accept students purely on merit, regardless of their financial status or background. Other types of financial aid will include a monthly stipend up to PKR 20,000 so that the students devote themselves to full-time studies without fiscal restraints. Teaching assistantship and stipends to support faculty in research projects are some of the other chances that may be available to doctoral students for additional financial assistance, subject to faculty approval. If a student receives financial support from another source, the said amount of fee waiver and/or scholarship allowance given by LUMS would be adjusted accordingly.


Suleman Dawood School of Business

Lahore University of Management sciences

Opposite Sector ‘U’ DHA, Lahore Cantt. 54792 Pakistan

Phone: +92-42-111-LUMS (5867) (EXT. 2387)

FAX: 92-42-35896559



SDSB MBA Program

Dr. Syed Zahoor Hassan, Vice Chancellor LUMS

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Pakistan Kidney Institute (PKI) – Center of Excellence in Urology, Nephrology & Kidney Transplant

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Millions of people suffering from kidney problems in Pakistan are trying every moment to catch up with life. Pakistan Kidney Institute, Islamabad is playing a vital role in bringing these people closer to life. PKI, established in April 2004 as a non-profit organization, this Institute emerged as a strong hope due to the untiring efforts of Dr. Saeed Akhter, Head of Urology and Transplant Surgery Department, Shifa International Hospital. He invited distinguished surgeons and physicians of Pakistani origin with philanthropic proclivity from all over the world, so that while sharing their profuse knowledge and experience, they may fulfill their religious, social, moral and professional obligations towards their fellow countrymen. 

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Pakistan Kidney Institute is equipped with most modern paraphernalia and facilities as per the contemporary international standards for urology, nephrology and transplant surgery. The Institute has been established to cater for the meager and underprivileged populace so that poverty and lack of resources may not become non-negotiable impediments in their quest for best available treatment. That is to say that Pakistan Kidney Institute ensures that economic deprivation may not drag them away from life for want of proper treatment. 

PKI’s Mission

Provision of best available medical facilities to the poor and deserving without discrimination. 

Quality contemporary education and training at under-graduate (medical students) and post-graduate levels in the field of urology and nephrology. 

Access to quality research of highest pedestals. 

What Services PKI Offer:

Every patient is registered under a specific medical record number, which ensures maintenance of a permanent record for lifetime facilitating much better treatment. 

After detailed scrutiny of the monetary status of a patient, a customized financial assistance plan is devised. Keeping in view the aforesaid data, the patients are classified in to three groups:-

i. Treatment is provided on cost-to-cost basis against payment.

ii. Treatment be provided totally free of charges. 

iii. Any suitable package in between the two cited above.  

The patient may belong to any of the financial stratum above, the surgeons and physicians render their valuable services voluntarily and do not charge any consultation remuneration. 

Pakistan Kidney Institute manages this financial assistance to deserving patients through valuable donations (Zakat & Sadqaat) received from generous donors.

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Potential Plans 

Construction of an exclusive edifice for Pakistan Kidney Institute. 

Augmentations of 8-12 beds in the high quality ward of Pakistan Kidney Institute

Special Consideration for Women & Children 

Pakistan Kidney Institute extends special attention and care for women and children, as this sub-class is the most ignored faction even within the deprived and under-privileged community. 

Highest Standards in Urology and Kidney Transplant

Every year thousands of patients including women and children benefit from the latest medical treatment available at Pakistan Kidney Institute. 

Large number of patients including children have benefited from the kidney transplant facility of the Institute. 

Multitudes of deserving patients have availed free medicines and free medical consultancy. 

Philosophy of Institute 

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The philosophy of Pakistan Kidney Institute which distinguishes it from other such organizations is that Pakistan Kidney Institute shows ‘Zero Tolerance’ towards illegal trade of kidneys which exploits the poor ignorant masses. To ensure, PKI only accept organ donations from donors who are directly related to the patient. This way, the Institute contributes towards the cause of eradication of this illegal and inhuman trade of human organs from Pakistan, thereby also improving upon our image internationally.  


Pakistan Kidney Institute / Shifa Foundation

Shifa International Hospital Ltd. Sector H-8/4, Islamabad 

Tel: 051-4100397, 4603666, 4603038,4603169,4603525,4603294



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