Shamyla Chaudhry

Shamyla Chaudry is an Assistant Professor in Economics and Business Administration. She has an MSc. in Economics and Management from the Lahore School. She has a B.A. in Economics and Literature from Kinnaird College. She teaches Introductory courses on Economics, Macro Economics I, Macro Economics II and Environmental Economics at the Lahore School. She has done research work on the Surgical Goods Industry Sector and various Labor issues in Pakistan. Ms. Chaudry has worked on the ILO Socio-Economic Security Programme as a Contributor for the Pakistan Region. She is currently involved with research on the economic aspects of cousin marriages. She has worked with the Punjab Bureau of Statistics in conducting primary data collection for the Punjab Consanguinity survey 2009-2010. she is currently working with Professors at Yale and Columbia on the 'Analysis of Technology in the Sialkot Soccer Ball Industry'.

Researcher's Grant Projects

By studying the football and surgical goods industries of Pakistan, this project seeks to identify barriers to upgrading in manufacturing firms such as high costs of high-quality inputs and fixed costs of innovation. 
Researchers: Eric Verhoogen, Azam Chaudhry, Shamyla Chaudhry, David Atkin, Amit Khandelwal
Grants Round: 2nd MRG round
Country: Pakistan
Cross-cutting themes: Fragile and conflict-affected states