Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

PS-814 DEVELOPMENT PLANNING IN PAKISTAN

PS-814 DEVELOPMENT PLANNING IN PAKISTAN:

1.     Definition, scope of economic development. Economic: Growth & Economic: Progress.

2.     The classical theory of economic growth.

3.     Lewis model. Marxian & Schumpter & Lebenstien.

4.     Rostows stages of economic growth.

5.     Definition, objectives and strategy of planning.

6.     Planning under capitalism, socialism and under mixed economy. (Def: Advantage & limitations)

7.     Planning on the basis of duration: Long term planning - short term planning - medium term planning.

8.     Financing of Development plans.

9.     Planning in Pakistan; Pre-plan development; Different Five Year Plans; Seventh Five Year Plan; Eighth Five Year Plan; Annual developmental budgets.

10.  Role of international funding agencies in the development planning of Pakistan. IMF & WORLD BANK.

11.  World Trade Organisation.

12.  Various economic systems - capitalism, socialism, Mixed Economies.

13.  Price Mechanism.

 

SUGGESTED READINGS:

Aslam, Muhammad. Outlines of Economic Planning, Lahore: United Publishers Ltd, 1990.

Haqq, Irfan. A Compendium of Pakistan Economy, Karachi: Royal Book Company, 1987.

Higgins, Benjamin. Economic Development, New Delhi: Universal Book Stall, 1990.

Malathvi, Muzaffar Husain. Fundamentals of Pakistan's Economics, Karachi: Farooq Kitab Ghar, 1990.

Qureshi M. L. Planning and Development in Pakistan (1947-1982), Lahore: Vanguard Books Ltd, 1984.

Various Government Publications/Reports.

Five Years Plans.

 

INTERNET SOURCES:

www.exploits.com/Pakistan-Development-Planning-cg.php

www.iucn.org/places/pakistan/bcs.html

www.moe.gov.pk/pw.html

www.reference.allrefer.com/country-guide-study/pakistan/pakistan70.html

www.sos.titech.ac.jp/sakano-lab/atiq/kasur/odp.html

www.unescap.org/drpad/publication/integra/volume2/Pakistan/2pk000ct.html

www.unescap.org/drpad/publication/integra/volume2/Pakistan/2pk01b1.html

www.virtualref.com/uncrd/_sub/s23.html

www.virtualref.com/uncrd/1847.html

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