Husnain Fateh Ahmad

Husnain Fateh Ahmad is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Lahore University of Management Sciences. His research interests  fall under the umbrella of microeconomic theory and industrial organisation. Ahmad has applied behavioural game theory to study the phenomenon of over bidding in first and second price auctions as well as modelled the effects of corruption in the form of bribery on total welfare and efficiency.

Content by Husnain Fateh Ahmad
  • Blog post

    Why are there no microgrids in Pakistan?

    Solar microgrids, with higher voltage distribution and decentralised generation, present a viable alternative to grid electricity in Pakistan. What’s more, demand exists for services beyond basic electrification. However, there are hurdles for microgrid deployment in the country. Namely, sophisticated demand, technological barriers, and legal constraints. An International...

    20 Sep 2017 | Hassan Abbas Khan, Husnain Fateh Ahmad, Nauman Ahmad Zaffar

  • Publication - Project Report

    Decentralised electric power delivery model for rural electrification in Pakistan

    28 Jul 2017 | Husnain Fateh Ahmad, Hassan Abbas Khan, Nauman Ahmad Zaffar

  • Project

    Decentralised electric power delivery model for rural electrification in Pakistan

    How does one go about providing electricity to 55 million Pakistanis who live “off-grid”? Conventional electrification strategies through large dams and thermal generation sites have a huge and often prohibitive upfront costs of setup and distribution. Recent innovations in photovoltaic technology, coupled with the steady decline in prices of solar panels have made...

    25 Feb 2016 | Hassan Abbas Khan, Husnain Fateh Ahmad, Nauman Ahmad Zaffar