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Pakistan and Governance Assessments

  • Capital: Islamabad
  • Population: 184404791
  • Size: 803940.0 Km2

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Post-election challenges for the new government in Kabul
A Bhatnagar / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2014
With a new President (Ashraf Ghani) finally in place in Kabul, attention can shift from the protracted electoral process to the challenges likely to confront the new government. The ability of this government to deal with various poli...
Resource rents, political institutions and economic growth
I. Elbadawi; R. Soto / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2012
The curse associated with oil and other point-source rents is real, though contemporary literature suggests that it is not inevitable. This paper contributes to the empirical literature on oil and other point-source resource curse, bu...
Economic growth in South Asia: role of infrastructure
P. Sahoo; R.K. Dash / Institute of Economic Growth, India 2008
South Asia has become one of the fastest growing regions in the world, accounting for nearly one quarter of world population and 40 per cent of the world’s poor. Infrastructure development, both economic and social, is one of th...
Savings behaviour in South Asia
P. Agrawal; P. Sahoo; R.K. Dash / Institute of Economic Growth, India 2008
Economic growth is among the most important factors affecting the quality of life that a people lead in a country. Given the close relation between savings and growth, the analysis of savings behaviour becomes naturally important in t...
Social action plan 1992-95: government of NWFP
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1992
Economic growth in Pakistan has been high, averaging 6 per cent over the last three decades, but it has not been reflected in the social sectors, partly because it received only 4 per cent of the GDP even by 1990/91. As a result, soci...
Improving the provision of justice in Pakistan
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1992
The simplest legal case in Pakistan takes an average of four and a half years for disposal, and many are known to have dragged on for over twenty years. Even after such delays, the parties are not sure of receiving justice. There are ...
The Pakistan national conservation strategy: A plan of action for the 1990s
T. Banuri / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1993
The Pakistan National Conservation Strategy (NCS), approved the government on March 1, 1992, provides a broad framework for addressing environmental concerns in the country.  The strategy was formulated though a three-year long p...
The eighth five-year plan: basic framework
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1993
The Eighth Five Year Plan (1993-98) is launched at a crucial period. While the overall objectives of planning remain the same, namely the enhancement of social and economic welfare in the country, they are being pursued at a time of f...
Note on the first meeting of the prime minster’s task force on the economy
T. Banuri / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1993
The World Bank has insisted on tariff increases to improve efficiency and mobilize investment resources for Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA). The argument is that the current system does not give incentives either for con...
Environmental legislation in Pakistan
A.M. Khan / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 1999
Environmental protection has long been a concern of the Government of Pakistan. However, the understanding of environmental issues, their relation to development and their translation into action is yet to be approached in a systemati...
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