Akbar Zaidi



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Karachi University

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Mr. S. Akbar Zaidi is an independent researcher who has served as visiting professor of South Asian Studies at Johns Hopkins University–SAIS (2004–2005), as visiting scholar at the University of Oxford (1998), and as associate professor of economics at the University of Karachi (1983–96).

One of Pakistan’s most widely recognized and respected political and economic analysts, he has written more than fifty articles and book chapters, and has authored or edited over a dozen books, including Education Under Globalization: The Case of Pakistan (2006), Issues in Pakistan’s Economy (2005), and the forthcoming Political Economy of Development in Pakistan (2007). Currently a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Women’s Studies (based in Islamabad), Mr. Zaidi has served as co-editor of the Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics and as review editor of Global Security Policy.

During his fellowship, he researched the role of civil society in Pakistan’s democratization process for eventual publication in the form of a book.

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ashrafgandhi ( faisalabad,Pakistan) Friday, December 23, 2011 11:37:24 AM (MDT - USA)
rightly said that the the foreign debt is a bailout package for the elite. u may recall me that v were at a channel a few years back. i would b obliged if iam put on ur mailing list. thank u

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