In the absence of a comprehensive research study on the agricultural development of Baluchistan, the title of the book generated special interest. Spread over five parts, comprising twelve chapters, t ... Read More

The inside cover of the book states that this is “the first serious academic work to cover the economic and political development of Pakistan between 1947, the birth of the State, and 1985.” This is a ... Read More

The availability of computer packages has put a variety of econometric techniques within the reach of nearly everyone. The sophisticated mathematics and modern technology required lends a magical qual ... Read More

The paper evaluates the government’s decision to abolish capital gains tax and substitute it by an increase in stamp duty rates on urban immovable properties. The analysis does not support the case ma ... Read More

The estimation and forecasting of trade shares is attempted in a world framework for major trading countries on the basis of data on bilateral flows for the period 1965 – 1980 for manufactures and che ... Read More

Edited by Nasra Shah, a well-known Pakistani demographer, this 412-page book tells us almost everything we wanted to know, or have known, about Pakistani women – their demographic profile, socioeconom ... Read More

Shaikh and Zaman (1983) have used time series methods to forecast basmati rice exports in Pakistan. This paper re-examines the techniques used by these authors. Shaikh and Zaman predicted an increase ... Read More

Despite the unprecedented inflow of foreign exchange into the Nigerian economy during the period of the oil boom in the seventies, the economy has been experiencing a balance of payments crisis and a ... Read More

This paper provides an evaluation of the secondary effects of a major irrigation and drainage project being implemented in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. To allow the empirical magnitude of these ef ... Read More

This paper sets up a choice theoretic, dynamic optimization model in a life cycle setting, within which a temporary international migrant attempts to maximize a lifetime utility function. The choice v ... Read More