Department of Economics


Mr. Imran Ullah
Dr. Shezad



Department Name: Economics

Chairman Message

Welcome to the young department of Economics at the University of Buner. Currently, we are offering BS degree in Economics which is a unique opportunity for the students to undertake a comprehensive and wide ranging study of Economics and related subjects spread over 8 semesters and 4 years. The Degree is recognized by the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. Students of this department have a number of career motivations including but not limited to Civil services, NGO’s, Academia, Businessesand several others. The program aims to instill among the students the habit of enquiry and excitement for discovering wide range of knowledge and ideas. Thus equipping students a life time of rational decision making when faced with critical, demanding and thought provoking choices.



We strive to be a premier source of Education, Research, and Social leadership development center in the country at large and in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular.


The Department of Economics plans to engage people in the use of economic analysis for making rational decisions involving businesses, natural resources, making a better pool of social capital, and community development through the pursuit of learning, social leadership, diversity, professional development, and excellence.

Scheme of Studies

Currently we are following schemes of studies approved by the Higher education commission of Pakistan for BS (Hons) in Economics.

Economist Society:

The department has recently established a dedicated society “Economist Society” which is platform through which the students can arrange much needed sessions for the capacity building. The society also provides a platform through the students can pay back to the society in the form of awareness sessions related to issues faced by the society and different areas of interest.

Scheme of Study (BS Economics)

Semester Subject Credit Hours
1st Semester

Credit Hours: 17)

English – I 3
Principles of Microeconomics 3
Islamic Studies / Ethics 2
Diversification –I 3
Diversification -2 3

Credit Hours: 17)

English –II 3
Pakistan Studies 2
Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Statistics -I 3
Diversification -3 3
Diversification -4 3
3rd Semester

Credit Hours: 18)

English –III 3
Intermediate Microeconomics 3
Introduction to Computer 3
Intermediate Mathematics 3
Diversification -5 3
Diversification -6 3

Credit Hours: 15)

English –IV 3
Intermediate Macroeconomics 3
Statistics –II 3
Issues in World Economy 3
Diversification -7 3
Diversification -8 3

Credit Hours: 15)

Microeconomic Analysis 3
Monetary Economics 3
Public Finance 3
Mathematical Economics 3
Econometrics 3

Credit Hours: 15)

Macroeconomic Analysis 3
International Economics 3
Development Economics 3
Financial Economics 3
Research Methodology 3

Credit Hours: 15)

Time Series and Panel Data Econometrics 3
Dynamic Optimization 3
Islamic Economics 3
Optional -! 3
Optional -2 3

Credit Hours: 15)

General Equilibrium& Welfare Economics 3
Economic Growth 3
Issues in Pakistan Economy 3
Option -3 3
Optional -4 3
Total Credit Hours: 130




General Courses (Diversification): 8

International Relations Introduction to Geography
General Science Introduction to Law
Introduction to Sociology Introduction to Mass Communication
Principles of Political Science Principles of Psychology
Principles of Accounting Introduction to Anthropology
Introduction to Philosophy Principles of Management
Introduction to Logic Introduction to Education
Introduction to Commerce One Non-English Language Course such as Arabic, Chinese, etc.


Optional Courses: 4 – 8


Game Theory

Industrial Organization

Behavioral Economics

Experimental Economics

Macroeconomics and Public Sector Economics

Monetary Policy

Fiscal Policy

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Economics of Regulations and Competitive Economy

Labour and Population

Labour Economics

Population Economics

Human Resource Development


Islamic Economics

Islamic Banking: Theory and Practice

Islamic Finance

Divine Economics

International Economics and Finance

Trade and Development

International Finance


Resource Economics

Natural Resource Economics

Environmental Economics

Energy Economics

Economics of Climate Change

Development Studies

Development Policy

Poverty and Income Distribution

Political Economy

History of Economic Thought

World Economic History

Economics of Happiness and Wellbeing


Other Courses

Economics of Education

Urban Economics

Transport Economics

Health Economics

Institutional Economics

Real Analysis

Real Estate Economics

Economics of Terrorism, War and Conflict


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