Waqar Wadho is a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Research in Economics & Business (CREB), Lahore School of Economics. He holds a Ph.D in Economics from GREQAM, Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE), Aix-Marseille University, France. His research focuses on corruption/rent-seeking, political economy and the economics of innovation in the context of developing countries. His recent research publications include:
· Young innovative companies and employment creation, evidence from the Pakistani textiles sector. World Development, Volume 117, May 2019, pp 139-152
· Innovation and Firm Performance in Developing Countries: The case of Pakistani Textiles and Apparel Manufacturers. Research Policy (2018), Volume 47, Issue 7, pp 1283-1294
· Rent-seeking, Government Size and Economic Growth. Economics & Politics (2018), Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 151-179
· Corruption, Tax Evasion and the role of Wage Incentives with Endogenous Monitoring Technology. Economic Inquiry (2016). Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 391-407
· Education, Rent seeking and the Curse of Natural Resources. Economics & Politics (2014). Volume 26, Issue 1, pp 128-156
· Control Rights, Bureaucratic Corruption and the Allocation of Resources. European Journal of Law and Economics (2013). Volume 35, Issue 1, pp 41-59.