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Distinguished Lecture Meaningful Ideas for High Impact Research

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

1. ACHIEVING THE SDGs

  • The Goals, Targets and Indicators

  • Selection of Priority Goals

  • Determination of Trends since 2015

  • Evaluation of Pakistan’s Performance

  • Modelling of the Strategy for Achievement of Key SDGs

2. ACHIEVING FAST, INCLUSIVE AND SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

  • Macroeconomic Modelling

  • Simulations of Impact of different Policy Measures

  • Interaction between Growth and Inequality

  • Simultaneous Achievement of Macroeconomic Stability

3. IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF ECONOMIC STATISTICS

  • Estimation of the Quarterly GDP Series for Pakistan

  • Improving the Methodology for Estimation of the National Income Accounts

4. QUANTIFICATION OF THE SIZE, COMPOSITION AND GROWTH OF PROVINCIAL ECONOMIES

  • Sectoral Allocation Indicators

  • Methodology for Sizing Gross Regional Products

  • Estimation of Provincial GRPs by Expenditure

  • Regional Development Strategy for Punjab

5. THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INEQUALITY

  • Identification of Powerful Vested Interests

  • Sources of Privilege

  • Quantification of Privileges

  • Policies for achieving greater Equity

6. DETECTION OF BIASES IN ESTIMATION OF KEY ECONOMIC VARIABLES

  • GDP Growth

  • Rate of Inflation

  • Unemployment Rate

7. MANAGING THE TRADE DEFICIT

  • Quantification of Export Incentives

  • Estimation of Export Functions

  • Export Promotion Policies

  • Estimation of Levels of Protection from Imports

  •  Quantification of Import Under-invoicing

  • Import Containment Policies

8. AGENDA OF TAX REFORMS

  • Quantification of Tax Expenditures

  • Broad basing of the Tax Bases

  • Agenda of federal and Provincial Tax Reforms

     

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