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Title of Thesis
PAKISTAN AND THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC AGENCIES

Author(s)
NOOR FATIMA
Institute/University/Department Details
National Institute of Pakistan Studies/ Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Session
2008
Subject
Pakistan Studies
Number of Pages
236
Keywords (Extracted from title, table of contents and abstract of thesis)
international economic agencies, pakistan, foreign aid, imf, world bank, structural adjustment programs, economic development, gdp, balance of payment, inflation, poverty reduction

Abstract
The present thesis analyses the impact of foreign aid on the economy and development of Pakistan with special reference to the role of IMF and World Bank, specifically, it seeks to captures the effects of Structural Adjustment Programs in late 1980s and 1990s.

It also deals with the various development models and critically examines the failures and successes of structural adjustment programs, keeping in view the actual effects of these programs around the world.

A brief mention has been made about the structure and objectives of IMF and World Bank according to their mission statements. It helped in later analysis of their role vis-a-vis the economic situation of Pakistan and other recipient countries.

This study concludes that structural adjustment program have played significant role in Pakistan's economic development. In this context the economic indicators like GDP, balance of Payment, inflation and poverty reduction have shown downward trends. As the figures in late 1980s and early 1990s show, one can conclude that it was the lean period from economic point of view. Since economy and politics are closely inter-related, the political development effecting the foreign relation with the donor countries have also been analyzed. While emphasizing my own point I have to be objective; but I feel Pakistan's economic development could have been better if alternative policies discussed in detail in the thesis had been pursued.

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S. No. Chapter Title of the Chapters Page Size (KB)
1 0 Contents
148.2 KB
2 1 Theoretical Formulation of Economic Growth 1
259.58 KB
3 2 Physical Capital- An Overview of Infrastructure at Independence 22
198.61 KB
4 3 The First Phase of Development and Role of foreign aid 1947-1977 39
499.09 KB
5 4 Pakistan under Shadow of Global Politics 1977-88 77
685.22 KB
6 5 Disjointed Governance and Economy 1988-1998 118
1210.04 KB
7 6 Conclusion 201
678.49 KB
  6.1 Bibliography 208