Publications

Journal Article
Canvassing the Gatekeepers: A Field Experiment to Increase Women Voters’ Turnout in Pakistan How can we close persistent gender gaps in political participation? Households where both men and women are canvassed see the largest increases in women’s turnout and additional increases in political discussion and men’s practical support... Dr. Ali Cheema, Dr. Sarah Khan, Asad Liaqat, Dr. Shandana Khan Mohmand Published - May 18, 2022
Journal Article
Working Papers
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
Journal Article
The ‘Defamation Backlash’: Law and the Feminist Movement in Pakistan The utility of legal mobilization for social movements is both a matter of assessing the law’s potential for positive outcomes for social change, and anticipating law as backlash. Maryam S. Khan, Farieha Aziz Published - Jul 14, 2023
Reports
Property Tax Utilisation and Equity in Punjab: Policy Challenges and Reform Options This report examines the policy challenges that are hindering the recurrent Urban Immovable Property Tax (UIPT) from acting as an instrument of sustainable financing for urban public services in Punjab, Pakistan. Dr. Ali Cheema, Ahsan Zia Farooqui, Dr. Adnan Qadir Khan, Dr. Shandana Khan Mohmand, Co-Authors Published - Feb 6, 2023