What Ails Pakistan’s Economy? The Problems beyond Coronavirus

CASS Working Papers on Economics & National Affairs, Working Paper ID: EC019ASUC (2019)

17 Pages Posted: 13 Apr 2020

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Aneeqa Safdar

Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies (CASS)

Usman W. Chohan

UNSW Business School; Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI); Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS)

Date Written: 2019

Abstract

This working paper considers the structural challenges that confront the Pakistan economy beyond the immediate impositions of contending with COVID(coronavirus). Using a general thematic approach, the paper seeks to look beyond the urgent preoccupations of COVID to grapple with the important considerations in terms of longer-term economic hurdles that must be systematically addressed in the years to come.

Keywords: economy, coronavirus, COVID19, pandemic, macroeconomy, demographics, developing countries, Pakistan

Suggested Citation

Safdar, Aneeqa and Chohan, Usman W., What Ails Pakistan’s Economy? The Problems beyond Coronavirus (2019). CASS Working Papers on Economics & National Affairs, Working Paper ID: EC019ASUC (2019) . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3573466 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3573466

Aneeqa Safdar

Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies (CASS) ( email )

Centre for aerospace and security studies, old ai
Centre for aerospace and security studies, old ai
Rawalpindi, PA 44000
Pakistan

Usman W. Chohan (Contact Author)

UNSW Business School ( email )

UNSW Business School
High St
Sydney, NSW 2052
Australia

Critical Blockchain Research Initiative (CBRI) ( email )

Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS) ( email )

Islamabad
Pakistan

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