Title

The burden of stabilisation on provinces and its implications for the social sectors

Author Affiliation

Qazi Masood Ahmed is Associate Professor at Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi

Faculty / School

Faculty of Business Administration (FBA)

Department

Department of Economics

Was this content written or created while at IBA?

Yes

Document Type

Article

Source Publication

Pakistan Development Review

ISSN

0030-9729

Abstract

Our analysis shows that the process of shifting the burden of stabilisation to the lower tiers of the government has seriously shrunk the capacity of the provincial governments to invest in social services. This has resulted in low social expenditures and, consequently, poor social conditions in Pakistan.

Indexing Information

HJRS - Y Category, Scopus

Publication Status

Published

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