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Hadia Majid

Hadia Majid is Assistant Professor of Economics at Lahore University of Management Sciences. A Fulbright scholar, she holds a PhD in Development Economics from The Ohio State University. Her research focus includes human capital investment, household decision-making, and labour market outcomes.

A Lahore side street. Credit: Guilhem Vellut via wikimedia commons.

Claiming rights for women in Pakistan’s informal economy


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Urban growth in Pakistan brings new challenges for women and new gender inequalities. Hadia Majid and Ammar A. Malik  identify key factors which could help women workers in the informal economy to advocate for better recognition, greater access to services and a larger share in economic growth. Pakistan is the sixth most populated country in the world and it is …