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2018 - Volume 2, Issue 1 (Current Volume)


Provincial Household Food Demand in Pakistan

2018 | Vol: 2 | Issue: 1 | Page: 1-18

In developing countries of the world, the pattern of food consumption is usually used as a benchmark for measuring the living standard of people. This paper examines and compares the food expenditure pattern of households across provinces in Pakistan using 2011-12 household...
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Impact of shocks in domestic aggregate demand for natural gas (DADNG) on domestic aggregate energy consumption (DAEC) in China

2018 | Vol: 2 | Issue: 1 | Page: 19-28

This paper examines the possible asymmetric transmissions from domestic aggregate demand for natural gas to domestic aggregate energy consumption in China using time series data from 1970 to 2016. The nonlinear autoregressive...
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Households Discrimination in School Enrolment in Pakistan: Does gender matter?

2018 | Vol: 2 | Issue: 1 | Page: 29-36

Knowledge, skills and improvements in personality, attitudes, talents and behaviours are the outcome of education. UNDP (1990) considers it as a critical factor while evaluating a society�s development (UNDP, 1990). In today�s modern era, human capital...
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A cointegration analysis between macroeconomic variables and fiscal deficit in Pakistan

2018 | Vol: 2 | Issue: 1 | Page: 37-46

This paper estimates the short and long run association between selected macroeconomic variables and fiscal deficit in Pakistan for the period of 1985 to 2016. Macroeconomic variables such as exports, exchange rate, GDP per capita, inflation, gross capital formation...
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Socio economic determinants of child labour in selected districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

2018 | Vol: 2 | Issue: 1 | Page: 47-60

This study examines the determinants of child labour in Mardan and Nowshera districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Primary data on socioeconomic characteristics of children engaged and did not engage in child labour were obtained from Labour Education Organization Mardan. Age of the children and family size are positively and education is ...
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Impact of corporate social responsibility guidelines 2013 on the extent of the corporate social responsibility activities and disclosures in Pakistan

2018 | Vol: 2 | Issue: 1 | Page: 61-74

The main objective of this study was to examine the impact of CSR guidelines 2013 on the level of corporate social responsibilities (CSR) activities and their disclosure in Pakistan. This study analyzed the voluntary disclosure guidelines impact on various stakeholders of the top companies of the year listed in Pakistan’s stock exchange for the...
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701
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Estimating the role of money supply in determining aggregate investment in Pakistan

2018 | Vol: 2 | Issue: 1 | Page: 75-90

This study investigates the role of money supply in determining the Pakistan's aggregate investment for the period 1980-2015. Hodric-Prescott Filter method has been applied for extracting the trend from the data. For estimating the results ordinary least squares method, granger causality test and Vector Autoregression has been used...
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602
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2017 - Volume 1, Issue 1


Do gross domestic product changes have asymmetric effects on India�s energy use? New empirical evidence from non-linear autoregressive distributed lag model

2017 | Vol: 1 | Issue: 1 | Page: 1-8

The existing literature on the linkage between Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and energy use in both industrialized and developing economies usually assumes that the impacts of gross domestic product changes are symmetric. In this study, we utilized nonlinear autoregressive distributed lag (NARDL) model ...
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Effect of transformational leadership on employees� job satisfaction: An analysis of public sectors universities of Northern areas of KP, Pakistan

2017 | Vol: 1 | Issue: 1 | Page: 9-18

The aim of this study is to examine the impact of transformational leadership on employees� job satisfaction. The study was conducted in the public sectors universities of northern area KPK, Pakistan. A sample size of 100 employees was ...
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Assessment of underground economy and tax evasion: Empirical evidence from Pakistan

2017 | Vol: 1 | Issue: 1 | Page: 19-30

Underground economy has serious implications for economic performance and public policy of a country. The purpose of this paper is to estimate the size of underground economy and tax evasion in Pakistan for the period 1973-2016. This study uses monetary approach ...
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An economic analysis of mobile banking in Pakistan

2017 | Vol: 1 | Issue: 1 | Page: 31-38

Around the globe, various initiatives use the mobile phone to provide financial services to those without access to traditional banks. The current trend is that banks and telecommunication companies together are bringing the unbanked people under the financial umbrella through mobile banking. The aim...
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Causality analysis between exports, imports and economic growth of Pakistan

2017 | Vol: 1 | Issue: 1 | Page: 39-44

The objective of study is to identify causal relationships among the variables such as exports, imports and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in case of Pakistan. The study uses time series data for the period from 1981-2016. Stationarity is checked with the Augmented Dickey Fullers' (ADF) test, and...
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The impact of military spendings on economic growth of Pakistan

2017 | Vol: 1 | Issue: 1 | Page: 45-53

A sound national defence is extremely essential for a country�s sovereignty. The geostrategic position of Pakistan and its deterrence policy against neighbouring India have generally been the reasons for stringent military financing. Defence spending affects all sectors ...
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