Highlights

Mar 01, 2017                                                   Rotten Kid or Forgotten Kid? On Child Disciplining in Punjab
PERI has published a Discussion Paper titled "Rotten Kid or Forgotten Kid? On Child Disciplining in Punjab" on March 01,2017.
 
Feb 28, 2017                                                   The Invisible Ones: Importance and Challenges of National Census for Punjab
PERI has published a policy brief titled "The Invisible Ones: Importance and Challenges of National Census for Punjab" for the month of November 2016.
 
 
 
Feb14, 2017                                                   QUANTIFYING ECONOMIC AND URBAN GROWTH OF PAKISTAN: SUB-NATIONAL ANALYSIS USING NIGHTTIME LIGHTS DATA
PERI has published a Discussion Paper titled "Quantifying Economic and Urban Growth Of Pakistan: Sub-National Analysis Using Nighttime Lights Data" on February 14,2017.
 
 
 
Feb 13, 2017                                                   Consultative Session on Punjab Social Protection Policy, 2016
Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI) P&D hosted a consultative session on Punjab Social Protection Policy, 2016 at Lahore. Punjab Chairman Higher Education Commission Prof. Dr. Nizamuddin chaired the session while number of Researchers, Academician, Practioners and Policy makers participated in the session. The objective of that session was to take stock of the experiences of participating experts in the development of coherent national social protection framework and to get feedback and recommendations on the draft Punjab Social Protection Policy.
Dated: February 13th, 2017
 
 
Feb 08-09, 2017                                                   2-days Training Workshop on GIS for Economists
2-days training workshop on GIS for Economists from 8 Feb 2017 to 9 Feb 2017 is completed successfully at PERI's Office. Different officials, scholars and students took active participation in training from different Govt. and private sectors.
Dated: February 08-09, 2017
 
 
Feb 03, 2017                                                   Memorandum of Understanding is signed between PERI and Contech School of Public Health
Memorandum of Understanding is signed between PERI and Contech School of Public Health on 3rd February 2017.
Dated: February 03, 2017
 
 
Jan 13, 2017                                                   Consultative Session on Punjab Economic Report, 2016
Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI) and Lahore University of Management Sciences (Consultant) have signed an agreement on 16th December, 2016 to carry out collaborative research to prepare Punjab Economic Report (PER), 2016. PER 2016 will analyze the current status of socio-economic development in the province by studying recent evidences, lessons learned, current challenges and emerging opportunities. This report will provide guidance to the sectoral departments and development partners, and aid them in developing effective policies and strategies. It is hoped that this joint venture between PERI and LUMS will bring the best policy options for Government of the Punjab and facilitate it in achieving its desired economic goals outlined in Punjab Growth Strategy, 2018.
In this regard, PERI hold a consultative session on Friday 13th January, 2017 at 02:30 PM in Auditorium of P&D Department under the Chairmanship of Chairman P&D Board. The objective of this session is to seek valuable feedback and suggestions for the preparation of this report.
Dated: January 13, 2017
 
 
Jan 06, 2017                                                   The Memorandum of Understanding is signed between Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI) and Centre for Water Informatics and Technology, School of Science and Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences (WIT-LUMS)
The Memorandum of Understanding is signed between Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI) and Centre for Water Informatics and Technology, School of Science and Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences (WIT-LUMS) on 6th January, 2017 to facilitate institutional co-operation on research in the fields of mutual interest to both parties.
Dated: January 06, 2017
 
 
Dec 29, 2016                                                   Plastic Bag Menace - Alternatives and Social Responsiveness: A Case Study of Lahore, Punjab
PERI launched a report on "Plastic Bag Menace - Alternatives and Social Responsiveness: A Case Study of Lahore, Punjab" and presented it to Secretary Environment on 30th December 2016.
 
 
Dec 29, 2016                                                   Data Analysis for Evidence-Based Policymaking
PERI organised a one day training workshop on “Data Analysis for Evidence-Based Policymaking”. The participants included researchers, faculty members from renowned universities, planning officers from government institutes, and students.
Dated: December 29, 2016