Faisal Abbas

Center for Development Research (ZEF) University of Bonn Germany

Dr. Faisal Abbas completed his PhD Development Economics from University of Bonn, Germany in 2010. Faisal was hosted by Professor Stephan Klasen as an ‘Experienced Researcher’ at centre for Poverty, Equity and Growth, University of Gottingen, Germany from February 2017 to March 2019 where he taught courses ‘Gender and Development’ and ‘Poverty Measurement’, besides supervising graduate students. In the year 2015-16, Dr. Abbas was visiting Assistant Professor, Cornell University, USA. He worked as Assistant Professor, COMSATS University and South Asian University New Delhi India; as Senior Economist with National Tariff Commission Pakistan and Carlo Schmidt Fellow with World Health Organization, Geneva. He is affiliate of Global Labour Organization, and member National Strategic Interest Group on Public Health. Of note, He holds prestigious fellowships like; Fulbright, Volkswagen foundation, Carlo Schmidt, and Alexander von Humboldt and Sustainable Development Goals Fellowship. Besides being Associate Editor of PLOS ONE, PLOS Global Public Health, He is reviewer of about 40 Journals including BMJ, Lancet Global Health, World Development, Economic Modelling, Bulletin of World Health Organization and Applied Economics. He is reviewer of various HEC grant programs, Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowship, Oxford University Press, and Routledge. As Professor, Department of Economics, his research focuses on Health Economics, Development Economics and Gender issues.