Dr. Rabea Malik

Research Fellow

Ph.D: University of Cambridge M.Phil. Education: University of Cambridge

Dr. Rabea Malik is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS), and Assistant Professor at the School of Education, LUMS (on leave). Rabea’s substantive interests lie in the areas of sociology of education and political economy of state sector reform in low-income country contexts. She has a PhD in Education from the University of Cambridge, and more than ten years of experience of policy and academic research in Pakistan’s context.

Rabea has led research projects on marketization of primary and secondary education, public private partnerships in education, school based management, inclusive education and effective teaching. She is the country co-PI in Pakistan for Teaching Effectively All Children, is the technical lead for the evaluation of the Punjab Education Sector Program II, and is part of the country team for Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE). Rabea has served as an advisor to the School Education Department, Punjab and to donors working in the education space in Punjab and Sindh.