Zainab Iftikhar

E-Mail:iftikhar@safe.uni-frankfurt.de
Address:Goethe University Frankfurt
House of Finance
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3
60629 Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
Phone:+49 (0)69 798-33880
Office:HoF 4.08

Academic / Professional Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Chair of Public Finance and Debt Management at Goethe University, Frankfurt
  • 05/2017-08/2018 Research Assistant, Institute of Economic and Social Research at Université catholique de Louvain
  • 04/2014-04/2017 Research Assistant, Bielefeld Graduate School of Economics and Management at Bielefeld University
  • 07/2013-09/2013 Research Economist, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics
  • 12/2007-6/2012 Staff Economist, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

 
Education

  • 09/20115-04/2018 PhD Candidate,  Institute of Economic and Social Research at Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • 09/2013-08/2015  PhD Candidate, Bielefeld Graduate School of Economics and Management at Bielefeld University, Germany
  • 2012 Mphil in Economics (M.Sc. equivalent), Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan

                          
Research Interests

  • International Migration
  • Labour Economics
  • Family Economics
  • Development and Growth


Published Articles

  • Iftikhar, Z. and Zaharieva, A. (2016) “General Equilibrium Effects of Immigration in Germany: Search and Matching Approach”, Review of Economic Dynamics, Forthcoming.
  • Iftikhar, Z. and Faraz, N. “The Regional Asymmetric Responses to Central Bank's Monetary Policy in Pakistan”, Singapore Economic Review, (2017), Online Ready: pp. 1-14.
  • Iftikhar, Z. and Ali, A. (2012) “Impact of Income Inequality and Defence Burden on Economic Growth”, Singapore Economics review, vol. 57 (3).
  • Ahsan, H., Iftikhar, Z. and Kemmal, M.A. (2012) “Determinants of Food Prices in Pakistan”, Lahore Journal of Economics, vol. 17(1).


Work in Progress

  • Brain Drain, Informality and Inequality: A Search-and-Matching Equilibrium Model for Sub-Saharan Africa
  • with Frédéric Doquier
  • The Effect of Norms on Quantity-Quality Trade-off and Childlessness in Pakistan

 

 

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