2 April 2021

COVID-19 Pandemic's Economic Burden in Pakistan

Ali Cheema, Maha Rehman

COVID-19 is a health pandemic with economic consequences whose severity cannot be underestimated. Yet there is limited understanding of the pandemic’s effects on the economic lives of citizens. We address this gap using the Pakistan...

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1 April 2021

COVID-19 and the Future of Microfinance: Evidence and Insights from Pakistan

Kashif Z Malik, Farah Said

COVID-19 is a health pandemic with economic consequences whose severity cannot be underestimated. Yet there is limited understanding of the pandemic’s effects on the economic lives of citizens. In Pakistan, we are able to address this ...

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11 March 2021

Punjab’s Pollution Crisis: Information, Research and Policy Gaps

Sanval Nasim, Mahnoor Kashif

The authority to regulate pollution in Punjab rests with the provincial Environmental Protection Department (EPD). The EPD has a broad mandate to protect the environment, which includes informing the public on environmental issues and enforcing the Punjab Environmental Quality Standards (PEQS).

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February 2021

COVID-19 and Uneven Patterns of Economic Recovery

Saher Asad, Javaeria Qureshi, Taimur Shah, and Basit Zafar

While the average people walking the streets of Pakistan may have taken off their mask and the news media may have moved on from discussing the economic impacts of COVID-19, data shows that the economic distress caused by the pandemic is far from over.

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