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Ahmed Waqar Qasim

Senior Research Economist

About Me 

I am currently working on regulations and regulatory burdens on the economy. I am also trying the understand the dynamics of the real estate market in Pakistan and how regulations are affecting the market.

Area of Interest:
Regulations and Regulatory Impact Assessment. Lobbying and Special Interest Groups. Sludge

Education:

PhD

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0519248082

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

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Contribution to PIDE Research

Firms and Technology Adoption: The Role of Political Institutions and Market Size (Article)

May 2023

Regulatory Bodies: Hurting Growth And Investment

December 2022

Build A Real Estate Market: Kill FBR And DC Rates

Opportunities: The Role of State (Panel Discussion)

August 2022

Defeating the qabza mafia

July 2022

The Real Estate Price Quandary: Issues and Way forward (Discourse Vol 3, Issue 3)

Another Regulatory Authority – RERA

The Real Estate Price Quandary: Issues and Way forward (PIDE Knowledge Brief No. 72:2022)

June 2022

Availing of the Net-metering Facility: Impact of BOI’s reforms

May 2022

PIDE SLUDGE AUDIT VOL – 1

Islamabad Real Estate Regulatory Authority: An Evaluation

February 2022

Federal Public Service Commission Recruitment – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Internet Cable Installation – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Setting-Up a Pharmacy in Islamabad – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Setting-Up a Private School in Islamabad – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Trade License – PIDE Sludge Series

September 2021

Construction Permit For High-Rise From Capital Development Authority, Islamabad

July 2021

Residential Construction Permit From Capital Development Authority, Islamabad

July 2021

Resolve to Revive Our Textile Sector

May 2021

Exploring the Structure and Performance of Petroleum Retail Outlets in Pakistan (P & R Vol.1 Issue 2)

November 2020

Fiscal Consolidation and Economic Growth: Insights from the Case of Pakistan

November 2017

Exploring the Structure and Performance of Petroleum Retail Outlets in Pakistan (PIDE Working Papers No. 145)

December 2016

Fiscal Consolidation and Economic Growth: A Case Study of Pakistan

May 2015

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Human Development Report 2013. The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World. (Shorter Notices-2013-1)

March 2013

Precise Estimates of the Unrecorded Economy

December 2012

Macroeconomic Brief No. 3

April 2012