Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Harvard University
  • M.A., Development Economics, Williams College
  • B.E., Civil Engineering, University of Peshawar

Biography

CONTRIBUTION TO OFFICIAL PUBLICATIONS

2011                Climate Change, Durban, and Rio+20, Paper presented at UNDP Conference on Climate Change, Algiers, 11-13 October 2011

2011                Contributor, World Economic and Social Survey 2011 (Technological Change and Sustainable Development)

2011                Contributor (and Main Author of Section on Sustainable Development), UN System-wide Study on the Implications of the Fukushima Disaster

2011                Main Author and Editor, Secretary General’s Report to 2nd Preparatory Committee Meeting of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development

2010                Contributor and Convenor, Technical Note on Global Green New Deal for Climate, Energy, and Development

2010                Main Author and Editor, Secretary General’s Report to 1st Preparatory Committee Meeting of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (http://www.uncsd2012.org/content/documents/N1070657.pdf).

2009                Main Author and Editor, Secretary General’s Report on Climate Change and its Possible Security Implications (http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/N09/509/46/PDF/N0950946.pdf?OpenElement)

2009                Contributor, World Economic and Social Survey 2009 (Climate Change and Sustainable Development)

2009                Co-author, DESA Policy Brief, Global Green New Deal for Sustainable Development, New York: United Nations

2003                T. Banuri and Mosharraf Zaidi, ICTs and the MDGs in Pakistan, Kuala Lumpur: UNDP-APDIP

2002                T. Banuri and Ali Qadir, One Way Street: Pakistan’s Trade Policy After Doha, Islamabad: Government of Pakistan, Ministry of Commerce, 2002

1994                Contributor and Editor, Pakistan National Report to the CSD, Islamabad: Environment and Urban Affairs Division

1993                Contributor and Editor, Pakistan National Report to the CSD, Islamabad: Environment and Urban Affairs Division

1993                Editor, The NCS: Plan of Action, 1993-98, Islamabad: Environment and Urban Affairs Division

1993                Contributor to chapters on Basic Framework, and Education, Eight Five Year Plan, 1993-98, Islamabad: Planning Commission

1993                Islamabad: Environment and Urban Affairs Division; Contributor to Report of SAARC Poverty Commission, Kathmandu: SAARC Secretariat;

1992                Editor and Lead Author, Pakistan National Report to UNCED, Islamabad: Government of Pakistan, Environment and Urban Affairs Division

1989                With Tariq Hussain, Conceptual Design of Sarhad Rural Support Corporation, Peshawar: Government of NWFP

1989                Conceptual Design for the SAARC Centre for Human Resource Development, Islamabad, Government of Pakistan, Planning Commission

PROFESSIONAL PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS

2007                T. Banuri and H. Opschoor (2007) Climate Change and Sustainable Development, WP 56, New York: UN http://www.un.org/esa/desa/papers/2007/wp56_2007.pdf

2005                Environment and Sustainable Development in Asia, Stockholm: SEI and Swedish Foreign Ministry

2005                Economic Growth or Social Mobilization: Alternative Approaches to Poverty Eradication. Environment

2002                P. Raskin, T. Banuri, G. Gallopin, P. Gutman, A. Hammond, R. Kates, and R. Swart (2002) Great Transition, Boston: Tellus. http://gtinitiative.org/resources/gtessay.html

2002                T. Banuri and Adil Najam, Civic Entrepreneurship, Vol. I: Global Synthesis, Islamabad: Gandhara Academy Press

2002                T. Banuri, Adil Najam, and Nancy Odeh, eds. Civic Entrepreneurship, Vols. II to VII, Islamabad: Gandhara Academy Press

2002                Alternative Public Regimes for Achieving Environmental Improvement In The Global Cotton Commodity Chain: The Case of Pakistan, in Shahrukh Rafi Khan, ed. Trade and Environment: Difficult Policy Choices at the Interface, London: Zed Press, 2002

2001                T. Banuri, J. Weyant, G. Akumu, A. Najam, L. Pinguelli-Rosa, S. Rayner, W. Sachs, and G. Yohe (2001), Setting the Stage: Climate Change and Sustainable Development, Chapter 1 in Working Group (Mitigation), IPCC Third Assessment Report. http://www.grida.no/publications/other/ipcc_tar/

2001                T. Banuri and Erika Spanger-Siegfried, The Global Compact and the Human Economy, Journal of Human Development, 2(1) November 2001: 7-17

2001                Contributor, Report of the Boston Group on Higher Education in Pakistan

2000                T. Banuri and Erika Spanger Siegfried, Global Public Policy Networks, Boston: Stockholm Environment Institute, 2000

2000                T. Banuri and Erika Spanger Siegfried, UNEP and Civil Society, Boston: Stockholm Environment Institute, 2000

2000                T. Banuri and Sujata Gupta, The Clean Development Mechanism and Sustainable Development: An Economic Analysis, Manila: ADB, February

1998                T. Banuri, Sharukh R. Khan, and Moazam Mahmood, eds. Just Development: Protecting the vulnerable and promoting growth, Karachi: Oxford University Press, 1998

1998                Pakistan: Environmental Impact of Cotton Production and Trade, in Konrad von Moltke et al., eds. Global Product Chains: Northern Consumers, Southern Producers, and Sustainability, (Environment and Trade 15: 1998)

1998                If You Torture the Data Long Enough: The Case of the Environmental Kuznets Curve, Paper submitted for the Human Development Report 1998, UNDP (January 1998)

1997                Sustainable Livelihoods, Governance, and Policy, Paper presented at UNDP Workshop on Sustainable Livelihoods, November

1995                F. Amalric and T. Banuri, People, the Environment, and Responsibility: Case Studies from Rural Pakistan, London: Taylor and Francis

1995                F. Amalric and T. Banuri, Population: Malady or Symptom?, Third World Quarterly, 1995

1995                Noah’s Ark or Jesus’s Cross: UNCED as a Tale of Two Cities, Review

1994                F. Amalric and T. Banuri, The Roots of Unsustainability: Colonization in Space and Time, in Philip B. Smith, Samuel E. Okoye, Jaap de Wilde, and Priya Deshingkar, eds., The World at Crossroads, London: Earthscan

1994                Rape as a metaphor for modernity, Development, Spring

1994                Justice is the Strife, New Perspectives Quarterly, 11(2): 33-7 (Spring)

1994                T. Banuri, G. Hyden, C. Juma, and M. Rivera, Defining and Operationalizing Sustainable Human Development: A Guide for the Practitioner, New York: UNDP, Bureau of Programme Policy and Evaluation

1994                T. Banuri and Franck Amalric, eds., Population, Environment and Responsibility, London: Parthenon

1993                Landscapes of Diplomatic Conflict, in Wolfgang Sachs, ed. Global Ecology: Conflicts and Contradictions, London: Zed Press

1993                Editor, with F. Apffel Marglin, Who Will Save the Forests?: Resistance, Knowledge, and the Environment, London: Zed Press

1993                T. Banuri and F. Apffel Marglin, A Systems of Knowledge approach to the environmental crisis, in Banuri and Apffel Marglin, eds., Who Will Save the Forests?, Zed Press

1993                T. Banuri and F. Apffel Marglin, The role of local knowledge in forest management, in Banuri and Apffel Marglin, eds., Who Will Save the Forests?, Zed Press

1993                Democratic decentralization and the Judiciary, SDPI Research Report No. 1

1993                Improving the Provision of Justice in Pakistan, SDPI Policy Paper Series, No. 2

1993                Implementation of the Environmental Protection Ordinance 1983, SDPI Policy Paper Series, No 4 (1993)

1993                T. Banuri and Martina Jagerhorn, To Him that Hath: The Social Costs of Economic Restructuring in escap Countries, Bangkok: escap

1992                Editor, with J. B. Schor, Financial Openness and National Autonomy Oxford: Clarendon Press

1992                Currency black markets and policy effectiveness, in Banuri and Schor, eds., Financial Openness, OUP

1992                T. Banuri and J. Holmberg, Governance for Sustainable Development: A Southern Perspective, London: IIED

1992                Decision making on sustainable development in Asia, Paris: UNESCO

1992                Quel espoir pour les pays de Sud? in Martine Barrere, ed. Terre, patrimoine, commune, Paris

1992                Editor, Economic Liberalization: No Panacea: The Experiences of Latin America and Asia, Oxford: Clarendon Press

1992                T. Banuri and E. Amadeo, Worlds within the Third World: Labor market institutions in Asia and Latin America, in Banuri, ed., No Panacea, OUP

1992                E. Amadeo and T. Banuri, Democracy, governance, and the management of conflict, in Banuri, ed., No Panacea, OUP

1992                The limits to economic liberalization: A comparison of Latin American and Asian experience, in Banuri, ed., No Panacea, OUP

1990                Modernization and its discontents, in F. Apffel Marglin and S. A. Marglin, eds., Dominating Knowledge, Oxford: Clarendon Press

1990                A wider perspective on macroeconomics, Paper presented at bids conference on structural adjustment, Dhaka, January 14-7

1990                Development and the politics of knowledge, in Apffel Marglin and Marglin, eds., Dominating Knowledge, OUP 1990

1989                Durre S. Ahmed and T. Banuri, Official nationalism, ethnicity and collective violence, Paper presented at wider Conference on Systems of Knowledge, Karachi, January 14-17, 1989

1986                Macroeconomic Effects of Worker Remittances, unpublished PhD dissertation, Harvard University