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Goher Fatima

PhD candidate

School of Economics, Keynes College, Room D3.01



Goher Fatima began studying for a PhD in Economics in September 2018.

Goher completed an M.Phil in Economics from School of Economic Sciences, Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology, Islamabad in 2011. Prior to that, she completed an MSc in Economics from National University of Modern Languages in 2006. She has more than 8 years teaching experience at university level.

Primary research interest

  • Macroeconomics
  • Development Economics
  • International Macroeconomics

Secondary research interest

  • Growth and development
  • Fiscal deficit and economic growth


  • Member of Pakistan Society of Development Economics (PSDE)
  • Senior member of International Economics Development and Research Center (IEDRC)
  • Reviewer of International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance (IJTEF). ISSN: 2010-023X
  • Reviewer of International Journal of Trends in Economics Management & Technology (IJTEMT). ISSN: 2012-022X
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Teaching experience

September 2015 - January 2017
Senior Lecturer (Economics), Department of Economics
Lahore College For Women University, Lahore

February 2012 - August 2015
Senior Lecturer (Economics), Department of Management Sciences
Bahria University, Islamabad

October 2008 - January 2012
Program Coordinator/Lecturer (Economics), Department of Economics
Foundation University, Islamabad

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  • Attended and presented research article titled, “Testing Relationship of Private Investment and GDP with Fiscal Deficit” in the 2011 International Conference on Financial Management and Economics (ICFME-2011)” conference, held on 2-3 July in Hong Kong. The paper is also published in the conference proceedings (ISI Indexed). Paper available online
  • Attended and presented research article titled, “Foreign Capital Inflows and Economic Growth An Empirical Study of Pakistan” in the International Trade & Academic Research Conference (ITARC) (winter) conference, held on 4-5 November 2013 in London-UK, The paper is also published in the conference proceedings.

National conferences:

  • Attended and presented research article titled “Does Gender Differential In Education and Employment Influence Economic Growth of Pakistan” in 12th Annual Population Research Conference Organized by Population Association of Pakistan, Held on 22-24 November,2011 in University of Punjab, Lahore.
  • Attended 3 days conference organized by Pakistan Society of Development Economists, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) 28-30 December 2010.
  • Attended 1st International Conference on Islamic Business and Finance is being organized by Riphah Centre of Islamic Business (RCIB) of Riphah International University on 8-9 February 2011 in National Institute of Banking and Finance, Islamabad.


  • Attended 5 days workshop on Faculty Development/Instructional Technique organized by Bahria University, Islamabad with Sponsorship of HEC from 18-22 June 2012 at Bahria University, Islamabad
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Last Updated: 22/11/2018