SDPI Working Papers


  • Prospects of Coal Investments and Potential of Renewable Energy Transition in Thar Region of Pakistan 

    Aslam, Hina; Nazir, Ahad; Zia, Ubaid ur Rehman (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2021-06-30)
    This case study analyses the likely impacts and challenges associated with the development of Thar Coalfield and to explore the potential of renewable energy investments for long-term sustainable growth of Pakistan. The study highlights the prospects ...
  • Hot Money Cools on Pakistan amid COVID-19: Evidence from Nonlinear ARDL 

    Adil, Fareeha; Fiaz, Asma; Ahmad, Nisar (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2021-01-05)
    This study investigates key determinants, and the behaviour of hot money in Pakistan for the period from May 2015 to June 2020 with a view to capture the impacts of COVID-19. It specifically assesses the asymmetric impact of interest rate on hot money ...
  • Socio-economic Inclusion of Afghan Refugees in Pakistan 

    Javed, Asif; Khan, Shehryar; Syed, Rubab; Ahmad, Vaqar (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2020-11-15)
    Pakistan hosts the largest number of Afghan refugees in the world, who have been residing here for more than three decades. Political and economic crises in Afghanistan are the major hurdles in their return to their homeland. The study looks into the ...
  • Pakistan fails to attract efficiency seeking Foreign Direct Investment? 

    Jalil, Hafiz Hanzla; Javed, Sajid Amin (Sustainable Development Policy Institute, 2020-09-15)
    This study assesses as to how much Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) inflows to Pakistan can be explained through efficiency indicators such as wages in the manufacturing sector, output per worker, the level of human capital and labour force supply. ...

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