Dr. Amir Mustafa – Research Fellow

Dr Amir Mustafa is a development policy and research expert with an experience of more than 21 years. He got his doctorate degree in economics and MPhil degree in International Development Studies. He has worked for various national, regional and international organisations. A PGD holder in Commonwealth Youth in Development Work, and a SDPI-IDRC fellow on governance, peace and conflict for PhD Economics. His main areas of interest are development economics, regional trade, trade barriers in developing and developed countries, and developing countries economic freedom. He has served several organistations on primary data management and administration, monitoring and evaluation, imparting training and capacity building. He has served for ten years in SAARC Human Resource Development Centre Islamabad, and Consumer Rights Commission of Pakistan. He has co-authored a book “Comparative Study of Public/Civil Service Commissions of the SAARC Member States”. He has also supervised several research studies on social, economic and human development at regional/SAARC level. He is working as a research fellow at the Institute for Research, Advocacy and Development (IRADA). He has supervised various research and monitoring projects of the World Bank, Plan International, Oxfam GB, Think South Asia Germany, SDPI, and Aaj TV.