SDPI Working Papers


  • Political Economy of Water Pollution in Pakistan: An Overview 

    Khalid, Imran S.; Khaver, Ahmed Awais (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-06-30)
    Polluted water poses a serious threat to the environment, human life and even the economy. This paper aims to look into sources of water pollution in Pakistan and their impact on our socio-economic system. In particular, the paper looks as to how the ...
  • 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 ...

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