Obeid Ur Rehman

PhD candidate in Economics, University of Michigan

Obeid Ur Rehman is a Ph.D. candidate in economics at the University of Michigan. His research areas are development economics and public finance - with an emphasis on the role of information sharing and disclosure in affecting individual behavior. His current work includes a field experiment to study information misreporting between migrant workers and their spouses and an analysis of the effect of information disclosure programs on tax compliance in Pakistan. Obeid previously worked at the Center for Economic Research in Pakistan as a Research Associate. Prior to joining the University of Michigan, Obeid was a Fulbright scholar at Johns Hopkins University where he received a Masters in Public Policy and he received a Bachelors in Economics from the Lahore University of Management Sciences. 

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CEPR Policy Research


  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey