CESD Vision

To be the leading Social Science and Economics institution engaged in creation of knowledge through research and its dissemination through teaching.

CESD Mission

To meet the multifarious challenges afflicting the society, economy and the people with a view towards bringing peace, prosperity and healthy life styles in Pakistan and the developing world.


Dr. Shahida Wizarat

Dean, CESD

Dr. Shahida Wizarat, is a Director Research, Chief Editor PBR, HOD Economics, an independent economist and has been involved in research, teaching and administration. Her areas of interest are industrial economics focusing on industrial productivity, its determinants; concentration and profitability; development economic issues; economic policies; debt and its management. She is the author of forty five research papers and articles published in journals of international repute in Pakistan and abroad. She has organized, attended and read papers at several international and national conferences. She earned an MA in Economics from Vanderbilt University, USA and her PhD in Economics from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England. She has served as the Editor of the Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics and Director of the Applied Economics Research Center, University of Karachi. She has also served on the Board Directors of the Karachi Stock Exchange. She is also on advisory boards and research councils of several organizations and universities.

Why Study at CESD?

Institute of Business Management creates an environment for students to reach their full potential. With a purpose built campus with state of the art facilities and multiple student societies organising various events, students are groomed to be all rounders ready to take up any challenge given to them.

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