Welcome to Akmal Hussain's Home Page!
Dr. Akmal Hussain is an economist, author and social activist. He is currently Distinguished Professor and Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Informational Technology University (ITU), Lahore, Pakistan, Co-chair, Governing Board, South Asia Centre for Policy Studies (SACEPS), and Senior Fellow, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE).
He has also recently advised the Federal Government of Pakistan on economic policy as Chairman, Working Group on Institutions for Development, Panel of Economists and as Chairman of the Working Group on Poverty Reduction for Pakistan’s Tenth Five Year Plan.
Dr. Hussain has helped build organizations for overcoming poverty at the village, district, provincial and national levels in Pakistan. These include the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) at the national level and Punjab Rural Support Program (PRSP) at the provincial level.
Apart from a large number of papers, reports and newspaper articles, Dr. Hussain has authored three books on development policy and has co-authored 40 other books on issues of poverty, peace and development, which have been internationally published.
Here you will find access to his publications and some other research work including Photography.