Publications

Reports
Working Papers
A Proposal for Land-Based Urban Property Tax Reform in Punjab and its Distributional Implications This paper proposes a reform of Punjab’s urban residential property tax, of which the key features are: taxing land area alone, removing differential treatment of rented- and owner-occupied properties and at least partially dismantling size-based... Dr. Anjum Nasim, Dr. Saqib Jafarey Published - Mar 25, 2024
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. Dr. Maryam S. Khan, Farieha Aziz Published - Jul 14, 2023