The book has made a reasonable contribution by providing political, social and economic reasoning for: (1) those structural changes which took place, and (2) some stnictural changes which did not take ... Read More

As the manufacturing industries of Pakistan have grown sharply since Independence, they have suffered from gross inefficiencies; resulting in enormous cost to the economy. The cost was as high as 5.7 ... Read More

Efforts to achieve regional economic integration are not new. The post-World War II era has witnessed the emergence and growing importance of regional economic groupings in many different parts of the ... Read More

The paper takes a tour de horizon regarding: (a) the philosophical and conceptual issues of governance and democratization globally and in Pakistan, (b) the universal aspects of good governance object ... Read More

Recently the energy sector and the Government energy policies have become one of the more controversial and hotly debated issue of Pakistan’s socio-economic scene. The paper presents a picture of the ... Read More

This paper in a study of poverty in Pakistan and focuses on some of the relevant issues on the subject. It reviews the empirical literature on poverty in Pakistan over 50 years. It also estimates the ... Read More

In developing countries fiscal policy is designed to increase economic growth, to reduce inflation and budget deficit. The international comparison of performance of macroeconomic variables shows that ... Read More

The economy of Pakistan has a checkered history over the last fifty years. The phases of recession and boom in the economy have affected all sectors with structural changes and the erratic pattern of ... Read More