Muhammad Meki

University of Oxford

Muhammad Meki is a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at Oxford University. He holds an MSc in Finance from the London School of Economics as well as an MSc in Economics for Development from University of Oxford. After working as a professional in financial services for a couple years, Muhammad returned to Oxford for doctoral studies. His current research focuses on development economics. 

Researcher's Grant Projects

This project considers an innovative new microfinance product, based on the principles of equity financing, in which promising potential entrepreneurs are provided with capital, training and mentorship to help them become online freelancers.
Researchers: Abu Shonchoy, Simon Quinn, Muhammad Meki, Mehrab Bakhtiar
Grants Round: 23rd Round
Country: Bangladesh
Cross-cutting themes: Gender
This randomized controlled trial explores the feasibility and evaluates the impact of equity-based microfinancing for microenterprises in Pakistan.
Researchers: Simon Quinn, Mahreen Mahmud, Muhammad Meki
Grants Round: 19th Round
Country: Pakistan
Cross-cutting themes: Fragile and conflict-affected states