CSRs Knowledge and Management of Corporate Social Responsibility in Pakistan
The aim of the study is to collect first-hand information from the corporate practitioners
regarding the “why” “how” “when” and “where” of corporate social responsibility
(CSR hereafter) by conducting an interview session with the companies listed on the
Pakistan Stock exchange. It was observed that the involvement in CSR is beneficial for
firm performance and affected by exter ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Maqsood Hayat Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, Kunming, China. 2-Shehzad Khan Institute of Business Studies and Leadership, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, Kp, Pakistan.3-Asif Iqbal College of Management, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China.
There is a close link between operations strategies and firm performance. Thus, it is
paramount to find out what competitive priorities are adhered to by small and medium
enterprises when it comes to operational decision making. The sample is drawn from 244
manufacturing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operational in Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan. Consistent with the research objective ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Fazal HaleemPhD Scholar, Institute of Business Studies and Leadership, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan.2-Muhammad JehangirAssociate Professor, Institute of Business Studies and Leadership, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan.3-Asia BaigDemonstrator, Department of Economics, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, KP, Pakistan.
CPEC, A Game Changer but whose: An Economic Reality Check
You will arrive at a destination after 10, 20 or 30 years from now, but where? Thats is
the critical inquiry/question. And the answer could be of two-fold; a well-defined
destination, or an ill-defined (chaotic) destination. Its obvious, that definitely everyone
would like to arrive at a well-defined one. The same rule applies to the mega project of
CPEC. No doubt, CPEC is a great and mega pro ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Muhammad Zia-ur RehmanAssistant professor, National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan. 2-Yasmine Muhammad Javaid Iqbal Faculty of Contemporary Studies, National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Shoaib MalikAssistant Professor, Department of Pakistan Studies, National University of Modern Languages Islamabad, Pakistan.
The Role of Public Spending and Credit Disbursement in the Agriculture Sector of Pakistan
The current study explores the role of public spending and credit disbursement in the
agricultural production of Pakistan during the period 2000 to 2016. In this study,
Agriculture Production Growth (APG) is the dependent variable while real GDP,
government expenditure, labor force participation and agricultural credit are the
independent variables. The stationarity of the data has been invest ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Sumbal JavedBS Economics, Department of Economics, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan.2-Muhammad TariqAssistant Professor, Faculty of Business & Economics, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Mardan, KP, pakistan.3-Saima UroogeAssistant Professor, Islamia College University, Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.
Government Expenditure, Agricultural Production, Ordinary Least Squares, ADF Test
Energy Crisis and Comparative Advantage Industries: Empirical Evidence from the Pakistan Economy
The core purpose of the study is to analyze the effects of the energy problems on the
competitiveness and performance of major selected Pakistani industries. The data used
for the study is from the years 1999 to 2015. The industries used in the research are
Leather, Textile, Tobacco, Pharmaceutical, and Sugar. The Balassa Index is firstly used
to compute the competitiveness of the above-mentio ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Malik Saqib AliAssistant Professor, Department of Economic, National University of Modern Languages Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Sana ZaighamVisiting Faculty member, Department of Commerce, Federal Urdu University of Arts and Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Energy Crisis, Comparative Advantage Industries, Net returns
Capitalism in the 21st Century: A Marxist Perspective
A Marxist understanding of the ills of capitalism is applicable to 21st
Motivated by surpluses, capitalism become global in its endeavour of outsourcing
production and capital labour substitution. As a result, the capitalist core established an
exploitative relationship with the developing and under-developed third world countries.
In order to protect their interests and ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Saima GulLecturer, Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.2-Syed Sabir MuhammadPhD. Scholar, Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.3-Ahmad AliLecturer, Political Sciences, Higher Education Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Marxism, Capitalism, Outsourcing, Surpluses, Mode of production, Hegemony
China, Pakistan Extended Relation: An Overview of CPEC Opportunities, Expectations and Fear of Balochistan
Since the beginning of diplomatic ties in 1951, China-Pakistan has enjoyed long-lasting,
stable and friendly relations and considered to be an irreplaceable “all-weather friend”
as well. In any hard and troubled time, both countries support each other. Pakistan could
have got more benefit from China in the last several decades; however, the CPEC under
Chinas “BRI” provides a very shini ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Allauddin PhD Scholar, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai PR China.2-Muhammadi PhD Scholar, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai PR china.
OBOR, BRI, CPEC, Geopolitics, Gwadar, Pivot of Asia, Strait of Malacca.
Indian Strategic Economic Tactics and Emergent Challenges for the Developing Countries of the Region
In this paper, we examine the neighborhood especially Indian strategies for the region.
The political philosophies and regional strategies related to developing economies in the
region need synergy and strategically positive and constructive in nature. Their
philosophy to rule and their foreign policy is different from all the other leadership.
Indian Current Ruling Party seems involved in dif ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Shahid IqbalIndependent Research Fellow, Islamabad.2-Jan Alam MPhil Scholar, Department of Political Science, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Mardan,
KP, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Zia-ur RehmanAssistant Professor, National Defence University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Indian Current Ruling Party’s Negativity, India, Muslims, Pakistan, Indian Current Ruling Party’s Relation with Neighboring Countries.
A Statistical Investigation of Business Cycles Characteristics in Pakistan
This study investigates the business cycle characteristics for Pakistan using three sets of
variables namely expenditure components of GDP, nominal variables and real variables.
The findings reveal that the volatility of expenditure components are greater than GDP
during the full sample of 1973 to 2015. Whereas, in the Pre-SAP and Post-SAP periods
i.e. 1973-1988 and 1989-2015, real variables a ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Niaz AliMS Economics, Department of Economics, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, KP, Pakistan2-Muhammad TariqAssistant Professor, Faculty of Business & Economics, Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Mardan, KP, Pakistan.3-Asia BaigDemonstrator, Department of Economics, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan, KP, Pakistan.