Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar



1.         Inflation --- Causes of inflation. Deficit financing.

2.         Unemployment --- The employment problem some basic issues. Labour force present and projected.

3.         Illiteracy --- Critical evaluation of various education policies.

4.         Poor health facilities -- A statistical profile of health facilities available in Pakistan.

5.         Balance of payments problems:

i.          Rising imports.

ii.          Falling exports.

iii.         Measures to boost exports.

iv.         External debt problems.

v.         Foreign remittances.

6.         Poor Banking System.

7.         Problems of over population --- High birth rates, High death rates, Evaluation of Population Planning Programmes.

8.         Poor female status in Pakistani society.


1.                   Akhtar Rafique, Pakistan Years Books, East West Publishing company Karachi, 1970-1998.

2.                   Asif Malik, Pakistan Economy, Publishers Emporium Lahore, 1997.

3.                   Dr SM Akhtar, Economic Development of Pakistan, Urdu Bazar, Lahore, 1983.

4.                   Economic Survey of Pakistan. Govt of Pakistan, Finance Division. Economic Advisers' Wing, Islamabad.

5.                   Ejaz Aslam Qureshi, Development Planning in Pakistan, Ferozsons (Pvt) Ltd. Lahore, 1991.

6.                   Five Year Plans of Pakistan, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad.

7.                   Irfan-ul-Haque, A Compendium of Pakistan Economy, Royal Book Company Karachi, 1987.

8.                   Kamal Azfar, Asian Drama Revisited, Royal Book Company Karachi, 1992.

9.                   Muzaffar Hussain Malathi, Fundamentals of Pakistan Economics, Farooq Kitab Ghar, 1997.

leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more