SDPI Working Papers


  • Connecting the Dots: Countering Violent Extremism through Corporate Social Responsibility 

    Ahmad, Shafqat Munir; Liaquat, Sadaf; Rana, Alina (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-05-15)
    The study discusses the state of violent extremism in Pakistan and efforts to counter it through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). In the backdrop of terrorist attacks that incurred financial and lives losses, the study highlights as to how it has ...
  • Towards Pro-Poor Budgeting: Analysis of Peshawar and Haripur Districts Budget Allocations and Spending 

    Tabassum, Rabia; Zahid, Junaid (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-03-15)
    Pro-poor budgeting refers to the budgetary allocations and spending by the government for the sectors that directly benefit the poor. The study aims to explore the pattern of allocation and spending on pro-poor sectors such as education, health, water, ...
  • Capacity Development Challenges in the way of SDGs implementation in Pakistan 

    Khan, Ammad Javed; Ali, Wajid (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-02-15)
    Capacity building interventions in major public service domains are inevitable to expedite the prospects for a welfare and egalitarian society. In the field of education, some primary organizational capacity building gaps relate to managerial capacity ...
  • Cyber Security: Where Does Pakistan Stand? 

    Syed, Rubab; Khaver, Ahmed Awais; Yasin, Muhammad (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-02-15)
    “The art of war” is an ever-changing phenomenon and a process as to how, when and where to engage the enemy. Globally a relatively newer threat is evolving not only for states but also for the private profit driven world. Billions of dollars are illegally ...

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