Highlights

November 01, 2018                                                  

Planning for a Prosperous Punjab

A meeting to discuss work on Punjab Growth Strategy 2018-23 and the demonstration of Punjab Growth Model was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Mr Asad Umar in Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan.
The meeting was also attended by Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reform, Mr Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtyar and Minister for Finance, Government of Punjab, Mr Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht.

The Punjab Growth Model was presented by Professor Emeritus, Dr Hafiz A. Pasha along with Chief Economist, Planning & Development Department, Government of Punjab Dr. M. Aman Ullah. The Planning and Development Department is working towards launching the Punjab Growth Strategy for a targetted approach to development in the province.

October 27, 2018                                                  

Minister for Finance PERI Visit 

A meeting was held on the formulation of Punjab Growth Strategy 2023 at PERI. The meeting was chaired by Minister for Finance, Government of Punjab, Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht, attended by Chief Economist, P&D, Dr. M. Aman Ullah, and Professor Emeritus, Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha. The meeting started with the opening remarks by Dr. Aman followed by presentation on the Status of Social Sector in Punjab by Dr. Sobia Rose, Research fellow and an overview of Regional Disparities by Mr. Nadeem, Assoc. RF. Mr. Imran, Asst. RF and Mr. Imtiaz, Assoc. RF, described the Punjab Growth Model 2023. Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha presented future growth trajectories under different scenarios in the light of the model. Minister for Finance found the Punjab Growth Model to be an effective policy tool for evidence based decision making.
October 06, 2018                                                  

Minister for Finance PERI Visit 

Minister for Finance, Government of the Punjab, Makhdoon Hashim Jawan Bakht and Secretary, Iftikhar Ali Sahoo, P&DD, Government of the Punjab visited PERI to review the progress on Punjab Growth Strategy 2023. Chief Economist, P&D, Dr. M. Aman Ullah, briefed on the target assessment of the previous strategy and gave an overview of the current economic situation of Punjab. Professor Emeritus, Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha discussed the Growth Model for Punjab to evaluate different policy options and devise an informed strategy. Associate Research Fellow, PERI, Ms. Sitara Gill shared the key findings of Punjab Economic Report 2018 on Human Capital Development. Mr. Usman Khan, Economics Faculty LUMS, was also present and gave insights on the current challenges faced by Punjab.
September 29, 2018                                                  

Internship Opportunities at PERI

Internship Opportunities at Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI). For more details see jobs.
September 29, 2018                                                  

Meeting on Punjab Growth Strategy 2023

A meeting was held on the formulation of Punjab Growth Strategy 2023 at PERI. Professor Emeritus, Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha and Chief Economist (P&D) / Director (PERI), Dr. M. Aman Ullah discussed the model specification with fellow researchers for the strategy.​ The meeting was also attended by the Punjab Bureau of Statistics Team.
September 24, 2018                                                  

Meeting on Punjab Growth Strategy 2023

A meeting was held on the formulation of Punjab Growth Strategy 2023 on 24th September, 2018 at PERI. Dr. M. Aman Ullah and Mr. Usman Khan discussed the framework of the report with researchers for the in-house preparation of the strategy. The meeting was chaired by Chief Economist (P&D) / Director (PERI), Dr. M. Aman Ullah. ​
September 06, 2018                                                  

PUNJAB ECONOMIC REPORT 2017 REVISED EDITION

PERI has publish the revised edition of "Punjab Economic Report 2017". PER2017 Revised
July 20, 2018                                                  

Job opportunities for Enumerator at PERI

Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the post of Enumerator for field survey / data collection in various districts of Punjab as mentioned below for the following Research Studies:
 
▪ Baseline Survey (UNICEF ASWA-II) in district Jhang 
▪ Endline Survey for UNICEF-Homebased Care of new born in district Bahawalnagar 
 
The interested candidates should have relevant background qualification and experience.
June 27, 2018                                                  

Need Assessment of Trauma Centres in Punjab

PERI has published its 432nd research report titled "Need Assessment of Trauma Centres in Punjab"". Read/Download

June 27, 2018                                                  

Identification of Financial Requirements to Achieve the SDGs in Punjab

PERI has published its 428th research report titled "Identification of Financial Requirements to Achieve the SDGs in Punjab". Read/Download