Naved Hamid is Director at the Center for Research in Economics and Business (CREB) and Professor of Economics at the Lahore School of Economics in Pakistan. He is also a member of the Macroeconomic Working Group for the Government of Pakistan as well as Chair of the Working Group on â€˜Export Competitiveness and Growth Strategyâ€™ for the tenth Five Year Peopleâ€™s Plan, constituted by the Planning Commission for the Government of Pakistan since 2009. He was previously the Principal Economist at the South Asia Regional Department.
Naved Hamid received his Bachelorâ€™s degree from the Government College Lahore before gaining another from Cambridge University. He received his PhD in Economics from Stanford University.