Pakistan Development Forum 2019: Registration open now


Pakistan Development Forum 2019: Registration open now

October 21, 2019 5:30pm - 7:00pm

About the Conference

Tsai Auditorium, CGIS Building, Harvard University

This event is a part of the two-day inaugural Pakistan Development Forum – an annual conference that will convene key policy stakeholders, business leaders, and academic experts to discuss and debate the most pressing development and policy challenges facing Pakistan today. The theme of the first Pakistan Development Forum is Macroeconomic and Financial Reforms. In subsequent years, the event will cover different themes and provide a platform where policymakers can leverage data, business acumen, and academic insight to make evidence-based decisions on key policies in Pakistan related to the economy, governance, environment and energy, and public welfare. EPoD is co-hosting the 2019 event with the Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), and it will take place at on the Harvard campus.

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Asim I. Khawaja - CERP

Dr. Asim I. Khwaja

Faculty Director at Center for International Development (CID) at HKS, Co-founder of CERP, and Sumitomo-Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development Professor of International Finance and Development at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS).


The panel will examine the essential impediments to macroeconomic and financial reforms in Pakistan and explore evidence-based smart policy framework to increase domestic productivity.