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May 2010Present

Research Assistant

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Islamabad
  • Assistance in the preparation of Household and Community questionnaires
  • Coordination in field activities
  • Assessment of the data quality and assistance in data analysis using SPSS and STATA packages
  • Writing reports on the project
Jun 2008Aug 2008

Research Coordinator

World Wide Vision, Islamabad

•  Coordinate and manage all activities in research unit•  Prepare reports of ongoing projects•  Organize workshops •  Prepare questionnaire for survey•  Analyze the data using SPSS •  Conduct focus group discussions

Apr 2008May 2008


LEAD Pakistan

·Coordinator and supervise all activities in the survey

·Prepare questionnaire for survey

·Monitor, check and assess quality of work in completed questionnaires

·Report on activities of data collection team to coordinator

·Conduct focus group discussions 

·Assist data cleaning and processing using SPSS


Aug 2008Present


Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

I have completed my coursework and writing my M.Phil dissertation on  on the topic "Institutional Change & Economic Performance in Pakistan",

My M.Phil degree is expected to be completed by the end of December 2010.



Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad


Survey Management
Conduct survey of different industries/organization/households Coordinate and supervise all management activities in research unit Prepare questionnaire for survey Conduct focus group discussion Minitor, check and assess quality of work in completed questionnaires
Report Writing
Writing reports on different projects
Data Analysis
Data analysis using statisical packages like SPSS, STATA, E-Views, MS Excel Handling of longitudinal/panel, cross-sectional or time series data  


Currently I am performing two tasks: writing my M.Phil Dissertation on the topic "Institutional Change & Economic Performance in Pakistan", and doing a job as Research Assistant in the project named  "Pakistan Panel Household Survey 2010"  at PIDE,Islamabad


To work with a research/educational organization that offers challenges and good opportunities for personal and professional growth


  • Reading books on literature, comparative study of religions, politics and development
  • Listening sub-continent classical music
  • Watching hollywood movies


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