Issues in Pakistan's Economy

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Oxford University Press, 2005 - Business & Economics - 530 pages
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This book is the main text for post-graduate courses on South Asia's development, economic history and on its political economy. For researchers on Pakistan's economy, it is the key source for reference, and covers a huge and diverse array of data, literature reviews, commentary and analysis.

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The Process of Industrialization
Assessing Pakistans Development

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S. Akbar Zaidi is a Karachi-based social scientist who specializes in the field of political economy. He taught at Karachi University for nearly fifteen years and continues to lecture at universities in Pakistan and abroad. Most recently (2004-05) he was a Visiting Professor at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. He conducts research and has published twelve books, two of which, Issues in Pakistan's Economy (OUP, 1999) and The New Development Paradigm: Papers on Institutions, NGOs, Gender and Local Government (OUP, 1999), have become standard textbooks for graduate and postgraduate courses on Pakistan's economy and Development Economics, both in Pakistan and abroad. He has published in numerous international professional journals on themes as diverse as devolution, health sociology, local government, fiscal policy, and international financial institutions.

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