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Title Pakistan at seventy : a handbook on developments in economics, politics and society / edited by Shahid Javed Burki with Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury.

Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Europa emerging economies
Europa emerging economies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An overview / Shahid Javed Burki -- The Pakistan story / Shahid Javed Burki -- Unintended consequences : the long shadow of partition on Pakistan and India / Subrata K. Mitra -- Evolution of politics / Shirin Tahir-Kheli -- Islam, society and politics in Pakistan / Riaz Hassan -- Sustained political progress : the supportive role of the military / Jehangir Karamat -- Media in Pakistan : idiom, ideology and the army / Khaled Ahmed -- Pakistan, power-play and a new South Asian paradigm / Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury -- Making of foreign policy : changing parameters / Aziz Ahmad Khan -- Taking stock : Pakistan-India relations / Khurshid Kasuri -- Living in a rapidly changing world / Shahid Javed Burki -- Defenders of the crescent : Pakistan-Saudi Arabia relations / Farah Jan -- Adversarial peace : India-Pakistan nuclear rivalry / Farah Jan -- A potential game changer : the China Pakistan economic corridor / Daud Ahmad -- Macroeconomic achievements and challenges / Masood Ahmed -- History of the development discourse in Pakistan / Asad Ejaz Butt -- Recent economic developments and prospects / Farrukh Iqbal -- Economic governance / Ishrat Husain -- Praetorian bureaucratization of political system and politicization of bureaucracy / Shahid Najam -- Getting technology to work for social development / Ayub Ghauri -- Akhwuat : new microcredit stories / Muhammad Saleem Ahmad Ranjha -- Private sector in education / Shahid Kardar -- Educating and employing women / Nasreen Kasuri -- The downward spiral of quality-of-life in Pakistan : is control possible, or even desired? / Kulsum Ahmed -- Water problems and solutions / Mahmood Ahmad -- Ways for solving the energy problem -- Ziad Alahdad -- The last word / Shahid Javed Burki -- Postscript / Shahid Javed Burki and Asad Ejaz Butt.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
History notes Shahid Javed Burki is an economist who has been a member of the faculty at Harvard University, USA, and Chief Economist, Planning and Development Department, Government ofthe Punjab. He has also served as Minister of Finance in the Government of Pakistan, and haswritten a number of books, and journal and newspaper articles. He joined the World Bank in1974 as a senior economist and went on to serve in several senior positions. He was the (first)Director of the China Department (1987-94) and served as the Regional Vice-President forLatin America and the Caribbean during 1994-99. He is currently the Chair of the Board ofDirectors of the Shahid Javed Burki Institute of Public Policy at NetSol (BIPP) in Lahore. Iftekhar Ahmed Chowdhury is a career Bangladeshi diplomat and former Minister of ForeignAffairs in the Government of Bangladesh (2007-08). He has a PhD in international relationsfrom the Australian National University, Canberra. He began his career as a member of thecivil service of Pakistan in 1969. Dr Chowdhury has held senior diplomatic positions in thecourse of his career, including as Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to the UnitedNations in New York (2001-07) and in Geneva (1996-2001), and was ambassador to Qatar,Chile, Peru and the Vatican. He is currently a visiting senior research fellow at the Institute ofSouth Asian Studies, National University of Singapore. Asad Ejaz Butt is an economist trained in Canada. He's currently the Director off the Burki Institute of Public Policy in Lahore. Before joining BIPP, Mr. Ejaz was member of the Economics faculty at the University of Central Punjab. He's also taken a number of consultancy assignments, most notably working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on its SDGs agenda for the province of Punjab and with ICF International, Canada on its energy efficiency and policy analytics division.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 29, 2019).
Other author Burki, Shahid Javed, editor.
Chowdhury, Iftekhar Ahmed, editor.
Taylor & Francis.
Subject Pakistan -- History.
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