Development Publications

  • “Implementing Urbanisation in Pakistan”, co-authored in “Urban Pakistan: Frames for Imagining and Reading Urbanism”, OUP, 2013
  • “Half Citizens: The Ahmaddiya Community of Pakistan” included in ‘Extremism Watch: Mapping Conflict Trends in Pakistan 2010-2011’; published by Jinnah Institute, Islamabad 2013.
  • Afghanistan: No cooperation, no stability” a policy paper prepared for Senate’s standing committee on Defence, December 2012.
  • “Pakistan: Ungoverned Spaces” a policy research paper published by Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, July 2012.
  • “The rise of violent sectarianism in Pakistan” included in ‘Extremism Watch: Mapping Conflict Trends in Pakistan 2010-2011’; published by Jinnah Institute, Islamabad Feb 2012.
  • “Discourse, donors and development: The policy conundrum in Pakistan”, Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan; with A. Rashid, 2010. Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad.
  • “The Endemic Crisis of Federalism in Pakistan”, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 15:SE (September 2010): pp. 15-31. Lahore School of Economics, Pakistan.
  • “Investing in Sub‐national Accountability: Lessons for Practitioners”, Working Paper for Capacity is Development Global Conference, 2010, UNDP.
  • “Public-Private Partnerships: Breakthroughs, Breakdowns and Challenges”, in “The Role of State in Public Service Delivery.” National University of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, forthcoming.
  • “Technocratic Solutions versus Political Realities: Implementing governance reforms in the Balochistan Province of Pakistan”, forthcoming 2007 in Governance in Asia; Asian Political and International Studies Association; with S A Akif.
  • Social Accountability and the Role of Civil Society: Liberal Governance in Developing Societies?Submitted at the Annual Conference on “Innovation, Policy Transfer and Governance-”; 2006; University of Sydney.
  • “The Role of Public Administration in Building a Harmonious Society: Selected Papers from the 2005 Annual NAPSIPAG Conference, ADB, 2006. (Editor)
  • “Fostering Public Participation in Budget-Making: Case Studies from Indonesia, the Marshall Islands and Pakistan”, ADB, 2006. (Co-editor).
  • “Participatory Budget-Making” in       Bahasa and Urdu, The Asia Foundation, 2006. (Co-editor).
  • “Justice Sectors Reform and Policy Conditionality – Symbiosis or Mutual Denial” in “Searching for Success –Narrative Accounts of Legal Reform in Developing and Transitional Countries”; International Law and Development Organization; 2006. Authored with Douglas J. Porter.
  • Toolkits in CD-ROM versions – “Citizen Report Card Methodology” and “Continuous Improvement and Benchmarking”; ADB, 2006. (Editor).
  • Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (Focus Areas): Household and Income Expenditure Survey, Village level Institutional Maturity Index, Village Studies and impact assessment studies of project interventions; etc.1992-94; (titles available on request)