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Professor Athar Hussain

Athar 2_100x120Professor Athar Hussain is the Director of the Asia Research Centre.




Research Interests

  • Asia
  • Bilateral Relations
  • China
  • Economic Transformation
  • Education
  • Enterprise Reform
  • Financial Crisis
  • Financial Sector
  • Foreign Relations
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • International Economic Relations
  • Liberalisation
  • Market Economy
  • Pakistan
  • Policy Making
  • Public Finances
  • Regional Inequality
  • Regional Integration
  • Relations
  • Social Security
  • Social Trends
  • State
  • Taiwan
  • Transition
  • Vietnam

Selected Publications


  • India, Pakistan Could Not Afford to Be Left Out of SCO
    Professor Athar Hussain comments on the acceptance of India and Pakistan as members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
  • Banishing ghosts
    In this article on 'ghost cities', Professor Athar Hussain comments on migration in China.
  • China-Pakistan Relations
    Athar Hussain comments on Chinese investment in Pakistan and the recent state visit to Pakistan by Chinese President Xi Jinping (Article in Italian - cinaforum 24 April 2015)