The book under review is edited by Kalpana Kochhar, Sonali Jain-Chandra and Monique Newiak. It consists of 4 parts: Part 1 is the introduction where gender inequality around the world is emphasized by ... Read More

The study analyzes the consumer price behavior by employing the micro-level price data for Pakistan. Substantial heterogeneity in the price setting behavior is observed across various products. The st ... Read More

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of inflation on rate of economic growth of the Five Asian countries; namely, Bangladesh, Iran, Indonesia, Malaysia and Pakistan, for the period ... Read More

This study examines the empirical impacts of capital-level on risk-taking behaviour of banks in Pakistan, using the bank-level panel data covering the period 2006 to 2015. It also explores the impacts ... Read More

The objective of this paper is to explore linkages between mothers’ socioeconomic empowerment and the nutritional status of children under age five in the context of Pakistan. Empowerment is represent ... Read More

The terms of trade (TOT) have an important role in determining direction of the trade which finally transmits into trade balance. The current study is an effort to seek the effect of TOT on the trade ... Read More

This study examines the increasing informality in Pakistan accompanying the fluctuating industrial growth in the wake of economic liberalization. The percentage distribution of labour in informal empl ... Read More

Packaging technology play an important role in marketing horticultural produce. In Pakistan, wooden and cardboard boxes are mostly used as packing material. This study has been undertaken to carry out ... Read More

This study investigate the monetary credibility of ASEAN plus three countries (APTCs) participating in a proposed Asian monetary union, against three potential anchors economies, i.e., China, Japan an ... Read More

The main objective of this study is to examine the short-run and long-run causality between money, income, and prices in Pakistan by taking into account the black economy which is the hidden part of t ... Read More

Irregular behavior of stock market affects all sectors of economy however, financial sector is the most vulnerable sector. The study attempts to examine the impact of stock market returns volatility o ... Read More

This paper attempts to analyze the impact of major factors affecting consumers’ perception about market price of mutton employing hedonic price approach and using primary source of data. A representat ... Read More

Public transport has been a focus of financial allocations in Pakistan for which the efficiency of performance of these projects should also be brought under consideration. Accordingly, this study foc ... Read More

This study assesses the impact of trade liberalization in the South Asian region on economic growth and poverty, in light of reinforcement of basic objectives of General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade ... Read More

Now a days, it is debated that why some countries are facing great macroeconomic volatility and the crises. The basic reasons of dreadful macroeconomic performance and the volatility is due to poor qu ... Read More

The present study aims to explore the role of various dimensions of globalization, i.e., political, economic and social globalization, using the time span of 1991 to 2013 in relation to inclusive grow ... Read More

Applied research in economics is mostly based on information which is provided by a heterogeneous set of economic agents. However, such information may not reflect the true preference of agents. In or ... Read More

It is generally presumed that women empowerment and household wealth improves health-care of the households; and it may be argued that in absence of sufficient household wealth, women empowerment cann ... Read More

Macroeconomic uncertainty and instability is predominantly and pervasively faced by developing countries, despite application and adoption of varying adjustment policies. Its implications are many and ... Read More

This research study aims to investigate the relationship between corporate social responsibility and the cost of equity with financial performance as a mediator. The sample of the study comprises of 1 ... Read More

Many developing countries do not have at all the comparative advantage for manufacturing the services sector which serves to be a potential avenue for economic transformation and economic growth. The ... Read More

This study aims to explore the impact of bank capital on liquidity creation in Pakistan by using dataset of the scheduled banks of Pakistan, (under the State Bank of Pakistan) from 2004 to 2013. The a ... Read More

Using the gravity model approach, this study investigates the overall trade pattern of Pakistan. The study has applied the panel dataset for 10 major trading partners of Pakistan for the period 2005-2 ... Read More

This study, calculate the headcount ratio and analyze the impact of microfinance issued by the Punjab Rural Support Programme (PRSP), using the Multiple Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) regression in rura ... Read More

This study aims to analyze the Pakistan’s Constitutional Laws on minimum wage and their comparison with international standards. Pakistan passed its first constitutional law for minimum wages: The Min ... Read More

The present study aims to analyze the impact of foreign remittance on source of economic growth, namely the physical capital, human capital and the total factor productivity (TFP). There is a substant ... Read More

This is an empirical study which follows general to specific approach for finding relevant macroeconomic variables affecting Pakistan’s economic growth. Annualized data between 1976 and 2014, and the ... Read More

This study attempts to investigate the effect of free trade on trade tax revenue in case of Pakistan, during 1972 to 2014. For time series analysis, Autoregressive Distributed Lag (ARDL) model has bee ... Read More

The objective of this study is to analyze the impact of alternative food policy options adopted in wheat sector in Pakistan, on the welfare of consumers, producers, government revenue, and foreign e ... Read More

The author of the book Dan Haugh, discusses a very practical and currently the most debatable issue in the World, i.e., corruption, its definitions, its measures and the ways of fighting against it. T ... Read More

The study estimates, compare and analyse the food demand patterns of households in the rural and urban Sindh. Estimates of the study are based on data of Household Integrated Economic Survey (HIES) 20 ... Read More

The present study investigates the impact of foreign remittance on agricultural development in Pakistan, from different regions of the world. Segregated time series data of remittance, agricultural GD ... Read More

This study deals with deeper analysis of the role of domestic institutional framework in policy making process of developing nations. Grossman-Helpman (1994) model of ‘protection for sale’ has been us ... Read More

Forestry provides economic, social and environmental benefits along with various forest products and services. It also offers the platform for economies to develop their industrial and trade base; and ... Read More

The study investigates the empirical relationship between indirect taxes and economic growth in Pakistan. For estimation, the annual time series data (1974 to 2010) was used. The main purpose of the r ... Read More

Energy is a crucial input in the process of economic growth. Sustainable economic growth necessitates the sufficient and continuous availability of energy. Pakistan is confronting energy insecurity wh ... Read More

This study is an empirical investigation of aggregate consumption function under the permanent income hypothesis for Pakistan based on Cagan (1956) and Gujarati and Porter (2009) methodologies. The st ... Read More

This paper examines as to how the resources are used in the form of total ecological and CO2 footprints, environment intensity and income inequality distributed in the period 2003-2011, between high a ... Read More

This paper explores the possibility of utilizing rainfall data and Normalized the Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) data for developing an insurance product that protects farmers from weather related ... Read More