Aban Haq

Aban Haq is Chief Operating Officer at Pakistan Microfinance Network, where she previously held a research analyst position. Prior to this, Aban was a Country Economist for the IGC’s Pakistan programme. She gained her BSc Economics from Quadi-e-Azam University and her MA Development Economics from Williams College.

Content by Aban Haq
  • Project

    Understanding the efficiency effects of a credit bureau: A cluster randomised controlled trial

    Over the past 50 years microfinance institutions (MFIs) have worked on a model to provide credit without the usual infrastructure required by traditional banks. Increasingly, however, MFIs are looking for new ways of doing business, and as their scale and income increases, they are able to incorporate some of the features of modern banking, for example the use of a credit...

    28 Aug 2015 | Aban Haq, Gharad Bryan, Jonathan de Quidt, Greg Fischer

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Who is the “arthi”: Understanding the commission agents role in the agriculture supply chain (Working Paper)

    1 Mar 2013 | Aban Haq, Amal Aslam , Aqeel Akbar Chaudhry, Asad Naseer, Kabeer Muhammad, Khalid Mushtaq, Maheen Saleem

  • Project

    Understanding the commission agents role in the agriculture supply chain

    Pakistan’s agriculture sector forms the backbone of the economy, generating not only 21 percent of the GDP directly but also feeds large-scale industries such as textiles and agro-based SMEs. It accounted for 16.5 percent of country’s exports in 2012 and employs 45 percent of the country’s labour force. The informal credit market is active and vibrant in...

    1 Aug 2012 | Aban Haq, Amir Azia, Aqeel Akbar Chaudhry, Khalid Mushtaq, Kabeer Muhammad, Rashid Bajwa

  • Project

    Explaining the Ten-Fold Increase in Remittances to Pakistan between 2001-2011

    This study for the IGC is part of a broader study being undertaken by the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics on remittances and their impact on the Pakistan economy including explaining its over ten-fold increase between 2001-2012 from around US$ 1 billion in FY 2001 to US$ 12 billion in FY 2011. The focus of this preliminary study by Rashid Amjad, G.M. Arif and M....

    1 Jan 2012 | Rashid Amjad, M. Irfan, G. M. Arif, Aban Haq