Estimation of Consumption Function for Developing Economies: China, Turkey, Vietnam and Bangladesh
This study analyses the determinants of consumption function for four
countries: China and Turkey as Upper Middle-Income Economies (UMIE);
Bangladesh and Vietnam as Lower Middle-Income Economies (LMIE). It used a model based
on the ARDL technique to analyze the time series data for the period of 1985- 2018. The results
reveal that wealth and labor income have a similar impact on consumption in ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Saima LiaqatResearch Scholar, Department of Economics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.2-Marguerite WottoAssociate Professor, Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), Canada.3-Khalid KhanAssociate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Agriculture, Water and Marine
Sciences, Uthal, Balochistan.
Performance of Agriculture Sector in Foreign Trade of Pakistan
The vigorous and dynamic expansion and technical progression of the
agriculture productivity pave the way to considerable achievements in
providing raw materials to the industrial sector and fulfilling domestic demand. The agriculture
sector has an imperative role in poverty reduction, growth, increased employment opportunities
and increasing foreign exchange reserves through exportable agricu ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Gulzar AliAssistant Professor, Department of Economics, Uni of Islamia College Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.2-Ghulam MustafaAssistant Professor, Department of Economics and Business Administration, University of Education, Lower Mall, Road Campus, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Said Zamin ShahAssistant Professor, Department of Economics, Uni of Islamia College Peshawar, KP, Pakistan.
Electricity Consumption and Economic Growth: A Time-Series Study on Pakistan
In Socio-Economic development, the role of energy is very crucial, and often
its consumption indicates the level of economic development and is considered
as a vital ingredient of sustainable economic growth. Electricity as a key input variable plays a
supreme role in the process of industrialization (IND), Economic growth (GDP) as well as
technological progress (TEC) of a country. By utilizin ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Raza Muhammad khanTeaching Asistant, Department of Economics, Hazara University, Mansehra, KP, Pakistan.2-Sohail FarooqAssistant Professor, Department of Economics, Hazara University, Mansehra, KP, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Akram GilalAssociate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
Combating Corruption through Institutional Reforms to Strengthen Economy and Governance: Evidence from Pakistan
This article presents a case study of Pakistan with a special focus on the
institutional reforms of the newly elected government brought within a short
period of time. The study identifies and evaluates only the major reforms in several ministries
and departments. The data of this case study is evaluated with the content analysis approach.
Findings reveal that a record number of reforms have b ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Muhammad Mussa KhanResearch Scholar, School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou City, China.2-Riaz AhmadAssistant Professor, School of Public Policy and Administration, Xi'an Jiaotong University,
Beilin City, China.
Womens Education and Empowerment in Islamabad, Pakistan
The present research study was conducted in two public sector universities
in Islamabad, Pakistan to explore the relationship between womens
education and empowerment. In this research we have looked at the five major dimensions of
the womens empowerment in conjunction with education i.e. (1) freedom of movement, (2)
economic activism, familial and social affairs (3) freedom from domination an ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Sarfraz KhanAssistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Syed Imran HaiderAssistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Saadia M.Phil Scholar, Department of Development Studies, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Education, Gender, Islamabad, University Graduates, University Teachers, Women’s Empowerment, Pakistan
Impact of Capital Inflows on Domestic Investment: Evidence from Panel Data
Investment significance in any country cannot be ignored for its direct and
indirect influences on the growth rate of the economy. Foreign capital inflows
are one of the major determinants of domestic private investment. Hence, this study analyzes the
effect of two kinds of foreign capital inflows, i.e. inward foreign direct investment and inward
foreign remittances on domestic investment cove ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Mansoor MushtaqLecturer, Department FAST School of Management, FAST School of Management, National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan2-Sania ShaheenPhD Scholar, International Institute of Islamic Economics (IIIE), International Islamic University, IIUI, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Irfan Hussain KhanPhD Scholar, Economics Department, Government College University Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan.
Capital Inflows, Domestic Investment, Foreign Direct Investment
Credit Risk and Profitability of Commercial Banks in Pakistan
Credit risk in the credit portfolio of financial institutions has dented their
profitability. This study examines the relationship between credit risk and
profitability of commercial banks in Pakistan. For this purpose three performance measuresROA, ROE, and NIM are used by the study. To test the relationship and impact over the period
2006-2015 the study involved 28 commercial banks. During th ...Read More - Download PDF
1-Sohail FarooqAssistant Professor, Department of Economics, Hazara University, Mansehra, KP, Pakistan.2-Raza Muhammad KhanTeaching Assistant, Department of Economics, Hazara University, Mansehra, KP, Pakistan. 3-Muhammad Akram GilalAssociate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.