The study provides estimates of overall incidence, as well as, the distribution and burden of General Sales Tax across household welfare levels by applying the latest available household consumption d ... Read More

Importance of the informal sector which provides a large chunk of GDP and employment to the economy has been widely recognized in Pakistan. The objective of the study is to examine the impact of human ... Read More

Women empowerment is one of the most important factor which is now being discussed in nearly all developing countries. In this paper, an attempt is made to explore the determinants which have an influ ... Read More

In this note, we examine the political and economic implications of labour reforms of the social-political and economic institutions embarked upon by Nigeria at the wake of the new world economic orde ... Read More

The paper examines the impact of international trade on tourism of the top ten GDP ranking countries of South and South East Asian Region for a period of 15 years, 1995 to 2009. The study includes two ... Read More

Using the data of Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) for the years 2007-08, this study employs Oaxaca-Probit estimation technique to measure gender gap at the school level in the province of Pun ... Read More

Though the Pakistan’s contribution to greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions is miniscule as compared to other countries i.e., only 0.8 per cent of the total GHG emissions, yet it is one of the major victim ... Read More

There are 884 million people in the world who lack access to safe drinking water; approximately one in eight (3.575 millions) persons die each year from the water-related diseases. The unclean drinkin ... Read More