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  • Measuring Institutional Performance in Pakistan: Can governance indices help? 

    Toru, Shehryar Khan; Ali, Syed Mohsin; Ahmed, Vaqar (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-07-30)
    In Pakistan, several efforts have been made to measure the government performance at national and sub-national levels. Our efforts build on an existing framework for measuring service delivery. Though the previous tool, which has been applied to study ...
  • Why services won’t always buy legitimacy: Everyday experiences of the state in Swat, Pakistan 

    McCullough, Aoife; Toru, Shehryar; Syed, Rubab; Ahmed, Shujaat (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-07-05)
    In 2017, the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) published a set of unexpected findings. Between 2012 and 2015, services improved in Swat and Lower Dir districts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, but this improvement in services did not change ...
  • Integrating Gender into Educational Planning and Budgeting 

    Tabassum, Rabia; Manzoor, Rabia; Ahmed, Vaqar; Junaid Zahid; Ikram, Waleed; Munir, Saleem (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2019-07-05)
    This study provides a gender analysis of public sector budgets in education sector of Pakistan. An in-depth analysis of pre-primary to secondary level education budgetary allocations and spending at federal and provincial (Punjab and Sindh) levels for ...
  • 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 ...

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