Umair Javed

Umair Javed is a PhD candidate in Political Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Content by Umair Javed
  • Publication - Project Report

    Leveraging public-private partnerships for service delivery

    From 2010 onwards, the Government of Punjab set up a range of government-owned public sector companies (approximately 56 companies registered under Section 42 of the Companies Act 2017) to deliver specific public services such as waste management, public transport, parking regulation, infrastructure development, and skills training among others. This project attempted to...

    16 Dec 2021 | Umair Javed, Bakhtiar Iqbal, Ijaz Nabi

  • Project

    Leveraging public-private partnerships for service delivery in Pakistan

    Citizens' expectations for the government to deliver increasingly complex services has grown considerably, which has also exposed serious limitations of the current governance system to deliver these services. A method of bridging the gap between demand and delivery in Punjab was through the creation of public sector companies, licensed under Section 42 of the Companies...

    21 May 2021 | Umair Javed, Bakhtiar Iqbal, Ijaz Nabi

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Improving public services: A case study of two not-for-profit companies in Punjab

    Over the past decade, the Government of Punjab set up a number of government-owned public companies under Section 42 of the Companies Act 2017 to deliver specific public services such as waste management, public transport, infrastructure development, and skills training with the legal and financial autonomy necessary for efficiency and transparency. The experience...

    20 May 2021 | Umair Javed, Bakhtiar Iqbal, Ijaz Nabi

  • Project

    Key policy messages for Pakistan’s new government

    Ahead of the upcoming general elections in Pakistan, there is a growing perception that the government administration will be overhauled as the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) forms a new government. In the case that PTI does not form a government, the country team will still be keen to engage with the new government regardless of the party. The primary objective of this...

    16 Aug 2019 | Umair Javed

  • Publication - Country study

    Heterogeneous fragility: The case of Pakistan

    This country study is published by the LSE-Oxford Commission on State Fragility, Growth and Development.

    18 Apr 2018 | Umair Javed, Ijaz Nabi