CGP 2.0

The Ongoing Crisis In The Sugar Industry

Theme/Relevant Ministry: AGRICULTRE POLICY/ SUGAR:Federal Cabinet; Provincial Cabinet; M/o Finance; CCP Project Brief: This paper adopts a multidisciplinary approach to analyse the law governing the sugar industry in Pakistan and its implications. Focusing on the current market operation within Pakistan, the paper critically contrasts this with models implemented within different jurisdictions for the effective market operation […]

The Ongoing Crisis In The Sugar Industry Read More »

Revisiting Urban Immovable Property Valuation: An Appraisal Of Spatial Heterogeneities Using Big Data In Punjab

Theme/Relevant Ministry: URBAN DEVELOPMENT/ LAND USE/ REAL ESTATE:M/o Finance; Finance department Punjab; FBR; Punjab Excise & Taxation department Project Brief: This study undertook the urban immovable property valuation in Lahore and Faisalabad, using big data and advanced spatial analysis techniques to explore the significant impact of location-specific parameters on the urban immovable property prices. To compute the

Revisiting Urban Immovable Property Valuation: An Appraisal Of Spatial Heterogeneities Using Big Data In Punjab Read More »

Evaluation Of Different Tax Reform Proposals

Theme/Relevant Ministry: TAX POLICY/ ADMINISTRATION:M/o Finance; FBR Project Brief: Tax is an important tool of fiscal policy which generates revenue and enable governments to finance current and development expenditures. However, taxes leave individuals and firms with less income and therefore, they have to compromise their consumption. Thus, tax system of a country affects its economic growth

Evaluation Of Different Tax Reform Proposals Read More »

Decentralization And Public Service Delivery: A Case Study Of Education Sector In Balochistan

Theme/Relevant Ministry: GOVERNANCE/ EDUCATION: P&D Board and Education department, Balochistan Project Brief: In the wake of devolution of education to provinces through the 18th Constitutional Amendment, there has been a noticeable increase in public allocation and spending on school education. Moreover, certain reforms have been introduced in education planning, management and monitoring. These measures have enhanced

Decentralization And Public Service Delivery: A Case Study Of Education Sector In Balochistan Read More »

City Development Product (CDP): Data Architecture For Sustained Economic Development In Pakistan

Theme/Relevant Ministry: ECONOMIC GROWTH:M/o Finance; Finance departments (all provinces); M/o PDSI; P&D Boards (all provinces) Project Brief: This project uses multiple sources of publicly accessible remotely sensed satellite data as the primary source for estimating Pakistan’s Regional Domestic Product (RDP) at the city level. In the absence of a formal System of Regional Accounts (SRA)

City Development Product (CDP): Data Architecture For Sustained Economic Development In Pakistan Read More »

Estimating The Distributional Burden Of Indirect Taxes In Pakistan

Theme/Relevant Ministry: TAX POLICY/ ADMINISTRATION:M/o Finance; FBR Project Brief: Pakistan’s tax regime heavily relies on indirect taxes that constitute 60 percent of total tax receipts. This research assess who bears how much burden of these taxes. This research examines the extent of overall incidence and the distributional burden of General Sales Tax (GST), levied at domestic

Estimating The Distributional Burden Of Indirect Taxes In Pakistan Read More »

Measuring The Accessibility Benefits Of Public Transport: An Evidence From Lahore Orange Line Metro Train (Olmt)

Theme/Relevant Ministry: URBAN TRANSPORT:M/o Communication; Transport Department (Punjab); Punjab Mass- Transit Authority; M/o PDSI Project Brief: Rapid urbanization and migration towards Lahore are causing inadequacy in the public service delivery; most notably the public transport The Lahore Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) is the first light rail mass transit project of Pakistan to cater the

Measuring The Accessibility Benefits Of Public Transport: An Evidence From Lahore Orange Line Metro Train (Olmt) Read More »

Decentralisation’s Effects On Health: Theory And Evidence From Balochistan, Pakistan

Theme/Relevant Ministry: GOVERNANCE/ LOCAL GOVERNMENT:M/o IPC; M/o PDSI; M/o Health; P&D Board and Health department Balochistan Project Brief: The paper aims to investigate the impacts of decentralisation on health in Balochistan: How decentralisation has been [in]effective in improving (worsening) the overall healthcare services in the province. Decentralisation is seen through the National Finance Commission (NFC) Award

Decentralisation’s Effects On Health: Theory And Evidence From Balochistan, Pakistan Read More »

Enhancing Transboundary Water Cooperation Through Economic Valuation Of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services In Kabul River Basin

Theme/Relevant Ministry: WATER GOVERNANCE:M/o Water Resources; M/o National Food Security & Research; Provincial Agricultural Departments Project Brief: The ongoing transboundary water conflicts in the Kabul River Basin (KRB) are narrowly conceptualised in terms of quantitative water distributions leading to win-lose situations, which are exacerbated due to ongoing insurgencies, climate change, growing industrialization, and urbanization. The

Enhancing Transboundary Water Cooperation Through Economic Valuation Of Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services In Kabul River Basin Read More »

Impact Of Major Public Policies On Cotton Production In Pakistan

Theme/Relevant Ministry: AGRICULTURE POLICY/ COTTON:M/o Food Security; PARC/NARC; Agricultural Departments Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan Project Brief: Pakistan having an agro-based economy relies on agriculture sector for the provision of raw material. The cotton crop not only shares 0.6 percent to gross domestic product but also contributes 70% to export earnings of the country. Yet, during last

Impact Of Major Public Policies On Cotton Production In Pakistan Read More »