|April 26, 2017||Consultative Session with Dr. Nadeem-ul-Haque former Vice Chancellor of PIDE and Former Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of Pakistan at PERI.|
|April 24, 2017||PERI Team Attended a Technical Session
PERI team has attended a technical session titled "Demands Side Financing, Voucher Program of Family Planning; Findings from Endline Survey and Future Research" organized by The David & Lucile Packard Foundation at PC hotel on 24th April, 2017
|April 22-23, 2017||PERI Assistant Research Fellow Presented a Research Paper at Internationl Conference
Ms. Javeria Khalid (Assistant Research Fellow) presented a paper at the International Conference on Gender, Work and Society organized by the Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS on 22-23 April, 2017
|3rd-4th April, 2017||Punjab Economic Forum 2017
The two-day Punjab Economic Forum 2017 concluded on Tuesday with an aim to improve living standards of people in Punjab.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafique Rajwana said "It is heartening to see a good number of economists and economic experts under one roof discussing the economic growth in Punjab while finding out new ways to accelerate the pace of progress resultantly benefiting the commoners in the province. We must learn from the extensive experience of experts so that the true objective of organising the forum can be achieved. I congratulate Planning and Development Department, PERI and the Urban Unit on successful execution of the program."
The closing ceremony was also attended by the Punjab Finance Minister Dr Aisha Ghous Pasha. Former finance secretary Dr Waqar Masood stressed the need of political ownership of economic equity projects.
"The Punjab Economic Forum has been able to provide a unique platform for promoting discourse on growth and development priorities of the province, and derive public policy options," said Muhammad Jehanzeb Khan, Punjab Planning and Development Board chairman while addressing the closing ceremony.
In his address, Punjab Planning and Development Secretary Iftikhar Ali Sahoo said, "The underlying objective has been to include and involve maximum number of experts so as to come up with a comprehensive and sustainable plan to turn Punjab's economy into a thriving one that will offer something for everyone living here.
International speakers, including Abla Amawi of the UNDP, Dr Anthony Chiu, Dr Athula Senaratne from Sri Lanka, Muhammad Abdul Khalid from Kuala Lumpur, Hassan, Dr Nauman Majid from Switzerland, World Bank Country Director Illango Phatachamutu, Prof Li Xiguang from Beijing, Dr Fahad Khan of the Asian Development Bank, Dr Murtaza Haider of Ryerson University, Canada and former State Bank of Pakistan governor Dr Ishrat Hussain were among those, who addressed the forum.
The forum was attended by professionals, practitioners, academicians, development partners, researchers and government officials. Panellists stressed the need to ensure that fruits of economic stability and equity reach everyone in the province.
|April 02, 2017||Agriculture and Textile Sector
PERI has Published a policy brief titled “Agriculture and Textile Sector” for the month of March, 2017. Read/Download
|April 02, 2017||Taxation System of Pakistan and its Impact on Economy
PERI has Published a policy brief titled “Taxation System of Pakistan and its Impact on Economy” for the month of February, 2017. Read/Download
|April 01, 2017||What Restricts Children’s Educational Attainment in Punjab: A Framework of Analysis
PERI has Published a research brief titled “What Restricts Children’s Educational Attainment in Punjab: A Framework of Analysis” by Muhammad Imran (Associate Research Fellow). Read/Download
|Mar 31, 2017||Demand-Supply Gap Analysis and Potential Energy Resources of Punjab
PERI has Published a policy paper titled “Demand-Supply Gap Analysis and Potential Energy Resources of Punjab” by Dr. Shahzada M Naeem Nawaz (Research Fellow). Read/Download
|Mar 30, 2017||Growth Structure of Exports, Remittances and Foreign Direct Investment in Pakistan
PERI has Published a policy brief titled “Growth Structure of Exports, Remittances and Foreign Direct Investment in Pakistan” for the month of January 2017. Read/Download
|Mar 24, 2017||PUNJAB ECONOMIC FORUM 2017 INSTITUTIONS FOR GROWTH AND EQUITY|