IBA Scholar Participates in an International Conference on Disaster Management in South Asia
February 23-25, 2018: Mr. Asim Bashir Khan, PhD Scholar,
Department of Economic and Finance, IBA-Karachi was invited by
Stimson Center Washington to participate in an International
Track-II conference on Disaster Management in South Asia. It was
organized by Stimson Center Washington, D.C. USA and co-hosted
by Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka and
was held in Colombo.
Mr. Khan is the first IBA student to participate in a Track-II conference. He presented his research paper on contingent evaluation of socio-economic effects of potential disasters situation on most vulnerable spots in South Asia with a component of reforming ex-ante public budgeting and public policy framework for turbulent times.
Other participants from Pakistan included faculty members from Quaid-e-Azam University, Lahore University as well as individuals from some of the renowned national policy think tanks. We congratulate him on representing IBA and wish him all the best for his future endeavors.
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