Eeman Shahzad and Rimsha Arif
Fintech, a rapidly evolving ecosystem leverages technology to enhance and automate the delivery of financial services. It aims to...
Daniyal Khan, Eeman Qureshi, Rimsha Arif
As discussions and developmental work on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) pick up pace across the world, watchers of Pakistan’s economic...
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 ...
Nasir Iqbal
The prevalence of child labour in Pakistan is very high: up to 22% of children between the ages of 5 and 14 years are engaged in the worst form of child labour, including bonded labour in agriculture and brick kilns...
Rehan R Jamil, Matteo Iudice
Over the past two decades, Pakistan has experienced a ‘paradigm’ shift in its approach to social protection ( Gazdar, 2011 ). Prior to the creation of the Benazir Income Support...
Hadia Majid and Syeda Warda Riaz
BISP has a stated objective of reducing gender inequalities and empowering women while combatting poverty.Yet, the expectation that transfer (and otherwise) income improves women’s options outside of marriage and changes household dynamics in their favor does not always hold. This is especially true when...

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