Dr. Sundus Saleemi

Research themes
  • Gender
Research countries
  • Pakistan
  • Nigeria
  • Mali
  • Niger
Research projects

Volatility in Commodity Markets, Trade Policy and the Poor

Working groups

ZEF Gender Group

Professional experience

Junior Researcher, Center for Development Research (ZEF), 2016-2020

Staff Economist, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), 2012-2016


Dr. (Agr), University of Bonn.

M.Phil Economics, Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan

M.Sc Economics, Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan 


Women's Empowerment, Migration, Education, Gender

Funding institutions

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)


Saleemi, S.  2020.  Empowerment of girls and women in rural Pakistan: Migration, decision-making and consciousness.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Sundus Saleemi, Chiara Kofol.  2020.  Choice without Consciousness: Women’s Participation in Household Decisions and Gender Equality in Children’s Education.  Download [PDF]
Further Information


Mahmood, R., S. Saleemi and S.A. Javed.  2016.  Impact of Climate Change on Electricity Demand: A Case Study of Pakistan..  Pakistan Development Review (PDR), 55 (1)   : 29   .

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
and Downloads

Sundus Saleemi

Senior Researcher


Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change