SDPI Working Papers


  • Internal Migration and Urbanization: A Case Study from Semi-arid Regions of Pakistan 

    Siyal, Ghamz E Ali; Khalid, Imran; Qaisrani, Ayesha (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-03-30)
    The study analyses the determinants of urbanization in semi-arid regions and the role of institutions in dealing with the issue. Focusing mainly on three semi-arid districts of Pakistan, i.e. Mardan, Faisalabad, and Dera Ghazi Khan (D.G Khan), the study ...
  • The role of heat stress in migration decisions: A case study of Faisalabad 

    Umar, Muhammad Awais; Saeed, Fahad (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2018-01-25)
    This study is an attempt to understand the direct relation between migration decisions and heat stress. It will examine not only the impact of heat on livelihoods, but also take into account explicitly the impact of heat stress or thermal comfort level ...
  • Impact of Human capital on Economic Growth: Evidence from Pakistan 

    Kazmi, Syed Mohsin; Ali, Kazim; Ali, Ghamze (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2017-10-30)
    Human capital is an intangible source managed mutually by the individuals and groups within the population. Many social indicators such as school enrolments, life expectancy, health, knowledge, and skills are collectively known as human capital. Usually, ...
  • How Government Funds help to reduce poverty? A case study of CIF & BISP in Sindh 

    Zahid, Junaid; Kazmi, Mohsin (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2017-08-30)
    Poverty is not a new phenomenon; it is in fact a biggest challenge the world has been facing since centuries. Governments and global institutions are all set to cope with this issue by using their separate resources, but there is no immediate solution ...

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