LUMS Economics Department also serves as an intellectual resource base in the region and plays an important role in the making of public policy. Its faculty is actively involved in research and publications, and are active in international, national, and regional professional societies. Faculty members also serve in positions with national and state governments, and international institutions.
The Case Research Centre (CRC) plays a coordinating and editorial role in the development of well-researched case studies written by the SDSB faculty. The CRC also accesses teaching material produced by business schools in North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region and manages an inventory of cases and other teaching material for the faculty.
LUMS Economics Department is not only among the top economics departments in the country but is also well respected internationally. The department prides itself on the diversity of interests and fields of its faculty. The teaching and research of its faculty members cover theory, econometric methods, applied data analysis, development, finance, industrial organization to behavioral economics and game theory.