Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


Export Led Growth Channel of Development for Pakistan & Competitiveness of the Economy

Date : October 12, 2020 at 05:00 PM
Moderator: Dr. Nadeem ul Haq (Vice Chancellor PIDE)
Panelists : Mr. Najy Benhassine (World Bank Country Director, Pakistan), Mr. Muhammad Ashraf (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce)
Speaker : DR. SHAHID YUSUF (Chief Economist of The Growth Dialogue at the George Washington University, School of Business in Washington DC)

• Should Pakistan use ELG coupled with deregulation or streamlining of regulation to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation? • What policy tools are available to stimulate ELG? • What role for tariff reform if an ELG is to be rolled out? • What development alternatives are out there to ELG for Pakistan? • What are effective incentives for firms to become exporters?