Famous Economists from Pakistan

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.

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  • Akhter Hameed Khan (Urdu: اختر حمید خان‎, pronounced [ˈəxt̪ər ɦəˈmiːd̪ ˈxaːn]; 15 July 1914 – 9 October 1999) 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 project for rural development, the Comilla Model (1959). It earned him the Ramon Magsaysay Award from the Philippines and an honorary Doctorate of law from Michigan State University. In the 1980s he started a bottom-up community development initiative of Orangi Pilot Project, based in the outskirts of ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 85 (1914-1999)
    • Birthplace: Agra, India
  • Ghulam Ishaq Khan
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    Ghulam Ishaq Khan (Urdu: غلام اسحاق خان‎; January 20, 1915 – 27 October 2006), was a Pakistani bureaucrat who served as the 7th President of Pakistan, elected in 1988 until his resignation in 1993. Raised in Bannu, Ghulam Ishaq graduated from Peshawar University and entered the Indian Civil Service, opting for Pakistan after the independence in 1947. Appointed the first chairman of the Water and Power Development Authority by President Ayub Khan in 1961, Ghulam Ishaq also served as Finance Secretary from 1966 to 1970. A year later, he was appointed Governor of the State Bank by President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, before being made Defence Secretary in 1975, assisting with Pakistan's atomic bomb ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 91 (1915-2006)
    • Birthplace: Bannu District
  • Ghulam Mohey-ud-din
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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 Pakistani Punjab. He has done M. Phil in Economics from GC University, Lahore and presently working on his PhD Economics thesis.
    • Age: 44
    • Birthplace: Haroonabad, Bahawalnagar, Pakistan
  • Hafeez A. Pasha
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    Hafeez A. Pasha

    Hafeez Ahmed Pasha (Urdu: حفیظ احمد پاشا) is a Pakistani economist and former politician who has served as the Federal Minister for Finance.
  • Hammad Siddiqi
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    Hammad Siddiqi

    Hammad Siddiqi (born July 29, 1979) 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 named in the 100 Best Young Cricketers in Pakistan, which included future stars like Shahid Afridi, Hasan Raza, Bazid Khan and Faisal Iqbal, and was invited to a camp for fast bowlers supervised by former Test bowler Sarfraz Nawaz the same year. Despite showing early promise, he did not continue with Cricket. Siddiqi is part of the new generation of creative and thought ...more
    • Age: 43