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Famous Economists from Pakistan

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List of notable or famous economists from Pakistan, with bios and photos, including the top economists born in Pakistan and even some popular economists who immigrated to Pakistan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Pakistani economists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These economists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known economist from Pakistan is included when available.

People include everything from Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan to Akhtar Hameed Khan.

This historic economists from Pakistan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Pakistani economists of note?" and "Who are the most famous economists from Pakistan?" These prominent economists of Pakistan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Pakistani economists.

Use this list of renowned Pakistani economists to discover some new economists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (17 items)



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    Abd-ul-Wahab

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    • Profession: Economist
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    Akhtar Hameed Khan
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    Akhtar Hameed Khan was a Pakistani development practitioner and social scientist. He promoted participatory rural development in Pakistan and other developing countries, and widely advocated community participation in development. His particular contribution was the establishment of a comprehensive ...more

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    • Age: Died at 85 (1914-1999)
    • Birthplace: Agra, Eurasia, Uttar Pradesh, India, Agra district
    • Profession: Economist
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    Ghulam Ishaq Khan
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    Ghulam Ishaq Khan, sometimes abbreviated to GIK, was the 7th President of Pakistan from 1988 until his resignation in 1993— the only president to have come from the civil bureaucracy. Hailing from Khyber– Pakhtunkhwa, he graduated from the Peshawar University and embarked his statesmanship, first ...more

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    • Age: Died at 91 (1915-2006)
    • Birthplace: Bannu District
    • Profession: Politician, Chemist, Economist
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    Ghulam Mohey-ud-din

    Ghulam Mohey-ud-din [also spelt as Ghulam Moheyuddin, Ghulam Mohi-ud-din, Ghulam Mohy-ud-din, Ghulam Mohiuddin & Ghulam Mohyuddin ] is a Pakistani Economist. He is an Economics researcher and analyst from Pakistan. Mr. Ghulam Mohey-ud-din was born on April 22, 1979 AD in Haroonabad, a Small town of ...more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Haroonabad, Bahawalnagar, Pakistan
    • Profession: Economist
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    Hafeez A. Pasha

    Dr. Hafeez Ahmed Pasha is a distinguished economist of Pakistan who is the Chairman of the country's Panel of Economists, an independent advisory committee for the government. He is the dean of the School of Social Sciences at the Beaconhouse National University, Lahore. He is also the Vice Chairman of ...more

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    • Profession: Economist
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    Hammad Siddiqi

    Hammad Siddiqi is a U.S.A based Pakistani economist, banker and social commentator. He is the only son of former Pakistani politician Shahid Aziz Siddiqi and educationist and social worker Shabana Siddiqi. He is the brother of Beenish Mahmood who is a jewellery designer for Tiffany & Co. In 1996, he was ...more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Profession: Economist
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    Khurshid Ahmad

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    Khurshid Ahmad
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    Khurshīd Ahmad is a Pakistani economist and Islamic activist who earned fame in his pioneering development of Islamic economic jurisprudence as an academic principle. A senior and known ultraconservative figure, he has been long-standing member of the Jamaat-e-Islami, and successfully contested in 2002 ...more

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    • Age: age 83
    • Birthplace: Delhi, India
    • Profession: Politician, Economist
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    Muhammad Shahid Alam is a Pakistani economist, academic, and social scientist. He is a professor of economics at Northeastern University. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Policy Research & Development, London.more

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    • Age: age 65
    • Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh
    • Profession: Economist
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    Mahbub ul Haq
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    Dr. Mahbub ul Haq was a Pakistani game theorist, economist and professor of microeconomics at the University of Karachi who served as the 13th Finance Minister of Pakistan from 10 April 1985 till 28 January 1988. He was involved in the human development theory, and the founder of the Human Development ...more

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1934-1998)
    • Birthplace: Jammu, India
    • Profession: Politician, Economist, Banker
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    Moeenuddin Ahmad Qureshi
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    Moeenuddin Ahmad Qureshi, usually referred to as Moeen Qureshi, is a Pakistani economist and political figure. A former Vice President of the World Bank, he was the Interim Prime Minister of Pakistan from July 18, 1993 until 19 October 1993.more

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    • Age: age 85
    • Birthplace: Lahore, Pakistan
    • Profession: Politician, Economist, Banker
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    Nawab Sir Muhammad Akram Khan KCSI, was the ruler of the Indian princely state of Amb from 1877 until his death in 1907. The son of Jehandad Khan, he was only nine years old when his father died, and there were fears that Madad Khan, the ruling Khan of Phulra, might assert a claim. He built the fort at ...more

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    • Profession: Economist, Writer
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    Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi

    Syed Nawab Haider Naqvi is a noted of Pakistani economist and scholar.more

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    • Age: age 80
    • Profession: Economist
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    Omar Asghar Khan
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    Omar Asghar Khan was a Pakistani economist, social, political scientist. A professor of Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the Quaid-i-Azam University, he was the founder of Qaumi Jamhoori Party.more

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    • Age: Died at 49 (1953-2002)
    • Profession: Politician, Economist
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    Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan
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    Begum Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan, DPhil, NI, was one of the leading woman figures in the Pakistan Movement along with her husband Liaquat Ali Khan, and a career economist, and prominent stateswoman from the start of the cold war till the fall and the end of the cold war. Ra'anna was one of the leading ...more

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    • Age: Died at 85 (1905-1990)
    • Birthplace: Almora, India
    • Profession: Politician, Economist
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    Sadia Malik

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    • Profession: Economist
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    Shahid Hasan Siddiqui

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    • Profession: Economist
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    Shahid Javed Burki is a professional economist who has served as a Vice-President of the World Bank and as de facto Finance Minister of Pakistan on a caretaker basis. He has written extensively on economic development and on the political history of Pakistan.more

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    • Age: age 77
    • Birthplace: Shimla, India
    • Profession: Politician, Economist, Banker
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