Growth and Inequality in Pakistan (Volume I)

Organization(s): Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
Author: Hafiz Pasha
Regions: South Asia
Country: Pakistan
Year: 2018
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The theme of the book is Growth and Inequality. These are the two fundamental problems with the economy of the Pakistan. The rate of economic growth has barely touched 5 percent over the last decade. Simultaneously, the economic and social structure have perpetuated high income, wealth and regional disparities. Combined together, these two structural problems have led to high levels of unemployment and poverty. This has exposed the country to serious problems of law and order and religious extremism, accompanied by acts of terrorism, which have led to the killing of over 70,000 people in Pakistan and imposed heavy economic losses.

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