Syed Atif

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CV: Syed Atif CV

School of Economics
H04 – Merewether
The University of Sydney,
NSW 2006 Australia


Areas of Interest
  • Growth and Development Economics
  • International Economics
  • Political Economics with a special focus on South Asian region
  • Panel Data Econometrics

PhD (Economics), University of Sydney, Australia, 2013- present
Master of Economics (Specialization in Econometrics), University of Sydney, Australia, 2011-2013
B.Sc. (Honours) in Economics, Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan, 2005-2009

  • MSc leading to PhD Scholarship under the Overseas Scholarship Programme of Higher Education Commission of Pakistan
  • Foreign PhD Scholarship for Lecturers in Economics under Faculty Development Programme of University of Education, Lahore, Pakistan
  • Qudsia-Kardar Gold Medal in B.Sc. (Honours) in Economics (GCU, Lahore)
  • Roll of Honour in B.Sc. (Honours) in Economics (GCU, Lahore)



Network Analysis Approach to the Growth Diagnostics: A Case Study of Pakistan

Published Thesis

Atif, SM & Hassan, SA, 2012, 'Electricity Consumption and Economic Growth,’ Saarbrücken: Lambert Academic Publication

Working Papers

Atif, SM, Srivastav, M, Sauytbekova, M, & Arachchige, UK, 2012, ‘Globalization and Income Inequality: A Panel Data Analysis of 68 Countries,’ EconStor Discussion and Working Papers, pp.1-15

Atif, SM, Endres, J, & Macdonal, J, 2012, ‘Broadband Infrastructure and Economic Growth: A Panel Data Analysis of OECD Countries,’ MPRA Paper No. 42177, pp.1-16

Atif, SM, Sauytbekova, M, & Macdonald, J, 2012, ‘The Determinants of Australian Exchange Rate: A Time Series Analysis,’ EconStor Discussion and Working Papers, pp.1-18

Atif, SM, & Mohazzam, S, 2012, ‘Inclusive Growth Strategies for Pakistan – Myth or Reality for Policymakers!’, MPRA Paper No. 41376, pp.1-23

Atif, SM, & Siddiqi, MW, 2010, ‘The Electricity Consumption and Economic Growth Nexus in Pakistan: A New Evidence’, Social Science Research Network, pp. 1-15