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October 17, 2014

Some Thoughts on Pakistan’s Present Predicament

In this article I have presented an overview of the crises engulfing developing countries generally and Pakistan more specifically. I have tried to provide some food for thought on why there is so much conflict […]
August 25, 2014

Keynote Address ICBSSS, AESS, Kuala Lumpur, 16-17 August 2014

GROWING THRUST OF CHALLENGES ON THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES AND OUR INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE RESPONSE. PROFESSOR DR SHAHIDA WIZARAT I. Introduction It is my great pleasure to […]
June 17, 2014

Budget 2014-15

Dr Shahida Wizarat, Director Research, Chief Editor PBR, HOD Economics, IOBM The rate of growth of the economy at 4.1% last year was less than the […]
April 21, 2014

Natural Resouces, Conflict and Growth. Dr Shahida Wizarat

The present global economic scenario has rekindled interest on natural resources, conflict and growth issues. While for a vast body of literature natural resources are a […]
March 28, 2014

Strategy for Bringing Peace

Professor Dr Shahida Wizarat,     Director Research, Chief Editor PBR and HOD Economics, IOBM.   GOP and Taleban’s handling of the peace initiative shows that there […]
March 16, 2014

Energy Security for Pakistan.

Prof. Dr Shahida Wizarat Director Research, Chief Editor PBR & HOD Economics, IOBM What is energy security? There are four dimensions of energy security. Dependency, certainty, […]
December 11, 2013

Guidelines on the Privatization of Strategic Pakistani Assets

Professor Dr Shahida Wizarat* 1. Introduction The government has said time and again that it is resorting to privatisation in order to reduce the burden on […]
August 23, 2013

Meeting Food Security – GM or Organic Way ? by Dr Shahida Wizarat*

Agricultural sector is still the largest sector of the Pakistan economy contributing 21.4% to the GDP and providing employment to 45.5 % of total employed labor […]
December 28, 2012

Asia – The Next Economic Giant ?

Asia  – The Next Economic Giant ? Dr Shahida Wizarat*, Director Research, Chief Editor PBR, HOD Eco., IOBM. I. Introduction Post “Great Recession” rates of output and […]