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Ijaz Nabi


Ijaz Nabi is the Country Director at International Growth Centre (Pakistan), a policy research consortium of London School of Economics and Oxford University. He is also member of Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, Chief Minister Punjab’s advisory Council and the Monetary Policy Committee of the State Bank of Pakistan. He is part of the visiting faculty at the Department of Economics, Lahore University of Management Sciences. He returned to Pakistan in 2008 after 22 years at the World Bank in Washington where he worked on Mexico, Korea, Thailand (leading the World Bank team during the East Asian financial crisis), Malaysia, Korea, Laos and Myanmar. In 2002-2008, he was Manager, Economic Policy, for South Asia region at the World Bank. Ijaz Nabi has published extensively on economic growth, investment and finance, industrialization, international trade and labor markets in developing countries.

Ijaz Nabi has a BA from Government College Lahore, B.Sc. Honors from London School of Economics and PhD from Warwick University.