Dr. Akmal Hussain

Dr. Akmal Hussain is a Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Forman Christian College University. He also serves as Chairman of the Working Group on Poverty Reduction Strategy and Human Resource Development for the tenth Five Year Plan, was the founding Chief Executive Officer of the Punjab Rural Support Programme (PRSP), and helped establish the Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF). Dr. Hussain was principal author on Pakistan’s Human Development Report, 2003 and has authored three books on economic policy.