Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

P & R Vol.1 Issue 3
PIDE Interviews Arshad Zaman
Publication Year : 2020
Author: Arshad Zaman

PIDE: Pakistan’s long-run growth rate has been declining for the last 3-4 decades. With your experience in planning, what in your view is the story here? Arshad Zaman (AZ):It is true that as a linear trend Pakistan’s long-run growth rate (the trailing 10-year moving average of annual rates of GDP growth) has been declining for several decades.