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Economic and Social Horizons in Pakistan Vol.1

By Dawood Mamoon

Synopsis

Economic and Social Horizons in Pakistan Vol.1

Contents

Introduction

1. When is trade good for the poor? Evidence from recent literature
2. Case study of cognitive expressionism in Pakistani politics: The secret of Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s wealth
3. Common dreams, different circumstances: Lessons from contemporary development economics
4. Managed the economy: Now time to manage the peacein Middle East
5. Gender economics and Islam: Case of Marital Law in Pakistan
6. Politics case study: Bad news in good times of General Musharraf Presidency: Economics versus politics
7. Policy review: Is inequality a policy choice?
8. Society case study: Why formal education is the common goal of human progress
9. Expectations versus reality of Pakistan China FTA
10. Beyond greed and bribes: Economic rational of corruption in Pakistan
11. Progressing Pakistan should ensure quality education for all
12. Politics case study: Even popular politics doesn’t come cheap
13. Economics of WTO plus: No to conflict and Yes to regionalism
14. Is OBOR by China fundamental to HumanProgress? A non traditional viewpoint
15. Moving beyond rhetoric: Can Islamic banking become mainstream in Pakistan
16. Environment case study: Forestry and water management in Thailand: A win win wituation
17. Mirror image versus Parabolic Reflections of Donor Kebabs: Secret of Economic Success

About Author

Dr. Dawood’s research interests center on issues of national competitiveness. His research, published in the Journal of Peace Research and Economics of Governance, finds that bilateral and multilateral trade mitigates conflict between India and Pakistan, and would like to extend his analysis to look at how spending on education or levels of education behave with respect to conflict. He believes that one reason poverty has not been significantly reduced in some developing countries is due to prevalent conflict. He also is director of the Center for Graduate Research. Among the courses he teaches is Harvard Business School’s microeconomics of competitiveness. He also supervises Ph.D and MS research and manages MS programs in the School of Business and Economics. Dawood holds a Ph.D in Economics of Sustainable Development and an MA in Development Economics, both from Erasmus University, the Netherlands. He also holds an MPhil and an MS in Economics, both from Quaid-e-Azam University in Pakistan.

ISBN

978-605-2132-45-6

Date of Publication

July 15, 2018

File Size: 1180 KB
Length: viii + 79 pages

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