Juvaria Jafri Madani
Email (City email address): firstname.lastname@example.org
PhD Title: Informality, Poverty, and Financial Inclusion: An Alternative Perspective on Finance Lead Growth Strategies
MS Social Sciences (Economics)
Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
Honours Bachelor of Arts – (Specialist) Economics and Political Science
University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Overview and research interests
My research explores the role of finance-lead growth models in economic development, with a focus on poverty alleviation/ anti-poverty strategies in developing economies. In particular I am interested in the relationship between the informal economy and poverty and the implications the conceptual evolution of informality has had for poverty alleviation strategies.
Supervisor(s): Dr. Anastasia Nesvetailova, Dr. Bobby Bannerjee
Research Interests: IPE, finance and growth, poverty, informality
Public Presentations and Conference Papers
2015 “Beyond Form and Rule; Making More out of the Informal Economy” (Bucharest, Romania)
Paper included in conference proceedings at Strategica 2015 conference in Bucharest
2014 National Debt Conference (Islamabad, Pakistan)
Participated as speaker and presented on ‘Debt and Freedom’.
SG1022 Producing Social Data (City University)
SG1021 Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics (City University)
LA100 History of Culture (Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture, Karachi, Pakistan)
2015 “Political stability and inflationary tendencies: Examining the role of the shadow economy”
Research paper co-authored with Dr. Ummad Mazhar. Revised and resubmitted.