The Department of Economics
is one of the largest Departments of the faculty of Arts, University
of Karachi. The Department has the entire necessary infrastructure.
It has several big size Lecture Halls, normal size class rooms, a computer
laboratory and a seminar library and ample space for offices of faculty
members and secretarial staff. In addition the Department also has its
own public address system, over-head projector, cyclostyling machine
and an electric generating set.
The seminar library has a good collection of books
and periodicals related to Economics, Finance and Transport, In
order to fill the gaps, inter-library books borrowing and lending
facilities are also available with other major libraries in the city.
The department has two well-equipped computer labs.
The research interest
of the teaching faculty includes: International / Global Economics;
Monetary Economics; Islamic Economics; Innovation & Productivity;
Globalization Economics Growth; Development Economics; Banking &Finance;
Human Resource Management and Financial Economics
The Department is
an ideal place for study and research. The Department has its own
library which has a good collection of books and periodicals related
to Economics and Transport. For materials not found in the library,
full use is made of inter-library loan facilities and links are established
with other major libraries in the city, including the main library
and the research library of A.E.R.C. of the University of Karachi.
The Department’s Library facilitates the students with the
availability of the course material as well as reference literature
that they shall need during the course.
For the development of healthy mind and body, extra
curricular activities are also organized. Good opportunities for
sports like cricket, football, hockey do exit. Inter Department tournaments
are arranged each year in these sports during student week. The department
also arrange study tours and visit to the Financial Ins ti tu ions.
These visit supplement the theoretical knowledge.
The students at the Department enjoy great accessibility
to the administration and the faculty, students know each other personally.
Faculty members and students interact with each other outside the
class in an informal manner and teacher are usually well aware of
the characteristics of all students, besides their academic achievement.
This easy accessibility to senior faculty members plus the rich extra
curricular life helps in the personality development of the students
and they become much more confident, matured and dynamic.
Department has made arrangements through philanthropist, for awarding
Gold Medals to students securing positions at the Honors and Masters