Ph.D. (Economics) The Johns Hopkins University, USA. | MA (Economics) University of Waterloo, Canada | M.Sc. (Economics) Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Ather Maqsood Ahmed is one of Pakistan’s eminent economists. He is the founder of renowned Department of Economics at NUST. Prior to joining NUST, Professor Ahmed testified before the Standing Committees of Senate of Pakistan and National Assembly and held extensive deliberations with representatives of international donor agencies on matters of interest for Government of Pakistan. He also served as researcher at PIDE and Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR). His extensive research has been published in the shape of various books, national and international journal articles, and research reports. He has supervised a large number of PhD and MPhil/MS dissertations. His research interests include macroeconomics, public finance, applied econometrics, monetary economics, and economic demography.