Name: Dr. Muhammad Idrees
Designation: Associate Professor and Director
Department: School of Economics


Ph.D. Economics


University: Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (2007)



An Analysis of Income & Consumption Inequalities in Pakistan



Eatzaz Ahmad, Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University


External Examiners:

1.  Richard B. Freeman, Professor, Harvard University

2.  Andrew P. Barkely, Professor, Kansas State University

3.  Donald W. Larson, Professor, The Ohio State University


Phone: +92-51 9064-3038
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects


 1. Poverty and Income Distribution

 2. Consumer Demand Analysis

 3. Production Analysis




M.Phil. / Ph.D. Economics:
Advance Microeconomics-I ,Advance Microeconomics-II, Production Economics. 


M.Sc. Economics:
Microeconomics, Microeconomic Analysis, Game Theory, Applied Economics, Econometrics, Statistics, Cost Benefit Analysis & Project Evaluation, Labor Economics-I, International Trade Theory, Mathematical Economics-I and Poverty & Income Distribution


B.S. Economics:
Intermediate Microeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics and Descriptive Statistics.



  1. Andleeb Kossar and Muhammad Idrees (2010)

Title: Testing the Aid-Growth Nexus For South Asia, 1971-2005

Journal: Applied Econometrics and International Development


  1. Muhammad Idrees and Eatzaz Ahmad (2010)              

Title: Measurement and Decomposition of Consumption Inequality in Pakistan

Journal: Lahore Journal of Economics             


  1. Raffat Mahmood and Muhammad Idrees (2010)

Title: Income Polarization in Pakistan: Measurement and Decomposition

Journal: Pakistan and Economic and Socio Review


  1. Hadia Arshad and Muhammad Idrees (2007)

Title: Trends in Polarization in Pakistan

Journal: The Pakistan Development Review.


  1. Eatzaz Ahmad and Muhammad Idrees (2000)

Title: Inter-fuel and Intra-fuel substitution possibilities in the manufacturing sector of Pakistan

Journal: Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics


  1. Eatzaz Ahmad and Muhammad Idrees (1999)

Title: The time profile of the cost structure in Pakistan’s manufacturing sector

                Journal: The Pakistan Development Review



Book Edited

Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal and Muhammad Idrees (2009)

Title: Trade and Economic Growth Linkages

Published by: Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan


Working Paper

Nadia Zakir and Muhammad Idrees (2009)

Title: Trends in Inequality, Welfare and Growth in Pakistan: 1963-64 to 2004-05

Working Paper Series: Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Working paper: 53


Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad, 45320, Pakistan.
Tel: +92-51 9064 0000,