What is knowledge? How is knowledge produced? What are the factors that contribute to the production of knowledge? What is the quality of the knowledge being produced in Pakistan and how we can improve the process and the outcome?
Researching this under-researched area seems fun but is a tiring task full of excuses from researchers themselves, the institutions they serve and the regulators.
We would like to state that this piece has greatly benefited from the work of Haque, Mahmood, Abbas, Lodhi, Rab & Jones, (2020). ‘The University Research System in Pakistan’ PIDE Books, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, No 2020:2.