Dr. Muhammad Sabir
Dr. Muhammad Sabir is the Principal Economist at the Social Policy and Development Centre (SPDC) and a Ph.D. scholar at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG). He has over twenty-five years of research experience in analyzing national economic, fiscal and social development policies to make them more accountable, pro-poor, engendered, and equitable. Dr. Sabir has served as a National Expert on Gender Responsive Budgeting at the Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan. He was a member of The Advisory Panel of Economists and the Working Group on Macroeconomic Framework and Development Strategy, the Planning Commission, Government of Pakistan. He has had a research focus on macroeconomic and social implications of tobacco taxation policies and has several publications in this area.