Dr Uzma Hanif

Dr Uzma HanifDr Uzma Hanif was the Sir Ratan Tata Fellow 2013-14 at LSE Asia Research Centre.

Dr Uzma Hanif is Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Forman Christian College (A Chartered University), Lahore, Pakistan.

She received her PhD from University of the Punjab, Lahore. Dr Hanif's PhD dissertation is the first academic research in the area of economic impact assessment of climate change on the agricultural sector in Pakistan. She completed her MPhil at Government College University, Lahore in the area of energy economics.

At LSE, Dr Hanif is conducting her research on, Climate Governance: A case study of the Indus River Basin of Pakistan. People, Agriculture and Renewable Energy Resources. She has ten years teaching and research experience at Forman Christian College, Lahore. Dr Hanif is also a member of the South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE).

Research Interests

  • Development
  • Socio-economic impact assessment of climate change
  • Climate change governance and policy
  • Institutional governance and food security
  • Energy economics

Selected Publications

  • Abdulla, K. and Hanif, U. (2013). Dry lands & food security in changing climate: An analytical study of Pakistan. Conference Proceedings, 11th International Conference on Development of Drylands, International Dryland Development Commission (IDDC), 18-23 March, Beijing, China
  • Hanif, U. (2011). Economic impact of climate change on agricultural sector of Punjab: Hedonic application. Pakistan Engineering Congress, 71, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Hanif, U., Syed, S.H., Abdulla, K. and Ahmed, R. (2010). Economic Impact of Climate Change on Agricultural Sector of Punjab. Pakistan Development Review, 49(4)