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Worked at Pakistan Institute of Development Economics
Attended Pakistan Institute of Development Economics
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Karachi has been divided into nine categories, with prices of residential plots set upto Rs40,000 per square yard.
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New IDS Evidence Report: Living on the Periphery - the Khawaja Siras of Pakistan
Academic literature suggests that development is inherently heteronormative in its narratives, policies and practices: as a result, ‘heterosexuality is normalized, naturalized, and privileged in socie...
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New IDS Research Report: Social Protection and Safety Nets in the Middle East and North Africa
Countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region face a number of challenges, including ongoing civil unrest with associated displacement of people and disruption of services, stagnant econ...
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For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations are expanding rapidly. Current UN projections indicate that virtually all population growth in the world over the next 30 years will be absorbed by towns...
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In the latest bid to attract children to attend school in Sindh, government schools will soon be providing free lunches to their students. While there is no doubt that crushing poverty and malnutrition forces parents to opt for madrassahs instead of schools – where free meals and education is provided – this initiative only aims to feed hungry children, not to provide them with quality education. Considering that Sindh’s education emergency was d...
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New IDS Evidence Report Centre for Rising Powers and Global Development: Learning Events 2015
This report provides an overview of the objectives of and discussions held at two learning events held by the IDS Rising Powers in International Development programme/Centre for Rising Powers and Glob...
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For the first time in human history more people now live and towns and cities than in rural areas. In the wealthier countries of the world, the transition from predominantly rural to urban habitation is more or less complete. But in many parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America, urban populations are expanding rapidly. Current UN projections indicate that virtually all population growth in the world over the next 30 years will be absorbed by towns...
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In the five years since the first edition of Conflict and Development was published the awareness of the relationship between conflicts and development has grown exponentially. Developmental factors can act as a trigger for violence, as well as for ending violence and for triggering post-conflict reconstruction. The book explores the complexity of the links between violent conflict (usually civil wars) and development, under-development and uneve...
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The economic profession in Pakistan has not, to say the least, covered itself in glory these past seven years. Hardly any of our economists have come up with fresh recipes (for the government of Pakistan) that defy mainstream solutions or tend to be significantly different from what the western minds choose for us to be the best way forward in our ‘times of consistent adversity’. When lenders like IMF and World Bank talk, compulsive borrowers lik...
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