Dr. Muhammad Imran Chaudhry is an Assistant Professor at the Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences. He completed his PhD in Applied Economics from The Ohio State University on a Fulbright scholarship. Dr. Imran’s doctoral dissertation was awarded the runner-up prize for the prestigious Outstanding Dissertation Award given by the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA). His prior education includes, a MA in Economics from The Ohio State University, a MS in Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics from The Ohio State University and a BSc in Accounting and Finance from Lahore University of Management Sciences. Dr. Imran is also a CFA charterholder - the most respected professional qualification in finance.
Dr. Imran has taught courses in the areas of economics, statistics, strategy and finance at different universities across Pakistan. He has also provided consulting services and executive education programs to local companies in the areas of agribusiness, financial modelling and economic policy. In particular, Dr. Imran likes to leverage his interdisciplinary educational background and work experience to highlight how economic models and statistical tools can help managers and policy makers make better decisions. In terms of research, Dr. Imran utilizes an array of methods including mathematical analysis, statistical modelling and numerical simulations to examine policy relevant issues broadly related to the agricultural and financial markets of Pakistan. His research has been published in reputable international journals like Economic Modelling, Applied Economics, Issues in Accounting Education and Applied Financial Economics.