Assistant Professor, Lahore School of Economics; Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Economics and Business
Shaheen Naseer is an Assistant Professor at the Lahore School of Economics and a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Research in Economics and Business (CREB). She has diverse research interests in the broad areas of development economics and political economy with a special focus on evidence-based policy design. In her research Shaheen conducts randomized evaluation to identify causal effects of soft skills training on agents’ behavior in various private and public organizations in Pakistan. Shahen’s ongoing research includes investigating the role of effective altruism, measuring inefficiency with list experiments and exploring how agents’ decisions are influenced by social norms and laws.
Shaheen holds a PhD in Law and Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Recent work by Shaheen Naseer
Progressive gender norms can be transmitted from teachers to students and improve classroom achievement through better cooperation among the sexes
Training deputy ministers in the school of thought associated with the credibility revolution increases demand for and responsiveness to causal...
An experiment in Pakistan finds that training decision makers in the benefits of empathy cultivates prosocial behaviour in the lab and the field