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Glass Walls: Experimental Evidence on Constraints faced by Women in Accessing Valuable Skilling Opportunities This paper uses experimental variation to precisely estimate the nature and cost of one common access constraint, and to compare the program benefits obtained by women who are able to overcome these barriers with those... Dr. Ali Cheema, Dr. Asim I. Khwaja, Dr. Farooq Naseer Published - Aug 24, 2023
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The Empty Promise of Urbanisation: Women’s Political Participation in Pakistan We use the Election Commission of Pakistan’s novel gender-disaggregated constituency level data set for the 2018 elections to answer these questions in the context of Pakistan, a country that has seen rapid urbanisation and today... Dr. Ali Cheema, Dr. Sarah Khan, Asad Liaqat, Dr. Shandana Khan Mohmand Published - Feb 11, 2021
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Cost of Electricity Generation in Pakistan-Comparison of Coal Plants with Oil and Natural Gas Based Plants This paper compares the cost per kWh of oil and gas-based power projects in Pakistan commissioned during 2010-14 with coal-based power projects approved under the CPEC agreement after updating all costs to June 2019. Dr. Anjum Nasim, Umbreen Fatima Published - Jul 1, 2020
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Same Same But Different: The Elasticities Approach with Unbalanced Trade This paper derives expressions to calculate the effect of an exchange rate depreciation on net exports when trade is unbalanced and there is incomplete pass-through. Dr. Anjum Nasim, Dr. Saqib Jafarey, Irfan Qureshi Published - Jul 19, 2019