Abdul G. Mughal
Visiting Assistant Professor
Kirby Hall 252A
Research Interests: International Labor Migration and Political Economy of Education, Economic History of Muslim Countries.
Dr. Abdul Ghaffar Mughal comes with a highly diverse track record in economics with more than 25 years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy in over 15 countries. He obtained his Ph. D. from the University of Southern California (USC) in 1999. Dr. Mughal has taught over 20 undergraduate and graduate courses in economics, including, among others, International Political Economy, International Economics, Development Economics, Transitional Economics, International Finance, Economic History of the Middle East, and History of the Global Economy. He has taught at national and international institutions including USC, California State University, Northeastern University, and many universities in Europe and Asia. Dr. Mughal’s work includes research in international labor migration and political economy of education funded by the World Bank, USAID, Asian Development Bank, UNICEF and International Organization for Migration.
Currently, Dr. Mughal has been working on a book project on the Political Economy of Muslim countries. He is the proud father of six children.
Econ 205: Intermediate Microeconomics
Twin Deficit of Education in Pakistan: How Did Pakistan Miss the Boat?: An Historical-Empirical Inquiry in the Political Economy of Education from the British to the Post-independence Times