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Readings in the Political Economy of the Media: Home


I have created this guide as a helpful starting point for your research in Readings in the Political Economy of the Media, especially in terms of finding relevant source material, including both quantitative and qualitative data. The links I include here by no means exhaust the resources, LUMS Library makes available for your research, so if you do not find something you are looking for, please email me or make an appointment to meet with me using the contact information on this page.

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Gad and Birgit Rausing Library is a multi-disciplinary library serving the faculty, students, researchers, and staff of the university. It is providing quality innovative services to its' patrons. 

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Data Resource Centre

Data Resource Unit

Data Resource Unit (DRU) is an online repository of data resources developed by the Department of Economics at Lahore University of Management Sciences to facilitate academic and policy oriented research on Pakistan. With few exceptions, the data resources at CMER mostly consist of individual and household-level data from Pakistan’s household and labor force surveys, other government surveys, financial and provincial development statistics and LUMS surveys. 


News and Announcements

LUMS Random Walk Economics Society Receives Laurels at SAESM Colombo

LUMS Random Walk Economics Society (RWES) participated in the 12th Annual South Asian Economics Students' Meet (SAESM) which was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from April 3 to 5, 2016. SAESM) which was held in Colombo, Sri Lanka from April 3 to 5, 2016. 

Muhammad Umer Zahid (Vice President, LUMS RWES) won the Best Research Paper Award in the theme "Intra-Regional Trade and Exchange as a Key Strategy for Alleviating Rural Poverty." The title of his paper was "Measuring the Impact of Intra-Regional Trade on Urban-Rural Income Gap in Pakistan.” 

LUMS Alumna Represents Pakistan at UN Panel on Women Economic Empowerment

LUMS BSc Economics graduate (class of 2008), Fiza Farhan, CEO and Co-Founder of Buksh Foundation and Buksh Energy represented Pakistan at the inaugural meeting of the UN Secretary General's High Level Panel on Women Economic Empowerment, which was held on March 15, 2016.

This is the first time such a meeting has been held. The meeting started during the 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which is operating under the aegis of the UN Secretary General and intends to determine the action plan towards achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to improve the economic outcomes for women and create business profitability through gender equality. For More 

Plagiarism Detection Service

Library facilitates LUMS faculty's access to online plagiarism detection and management software i-e Turnitin. Library also provides similarity report and certificate according to HEC rules for final thesis and projects.For similarity Index reports and certificates contact: a.m. to 5.00 p.m.) a.m. to 5.00 p.m.) a.m. to 5.00 p.m.)

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LUMS Library provides virtual access to its resources, i.e. databases, eBooks and journals etc. Click Below to Get Off-Campus Access

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