Pakistan Institute of Development Economics


Rebasing of GDP

Date : Monday, January 31, 2022 at 02:00 PM PST
Moderator: Dr. Nadeem Ul Haque, Vice Chancellor, PIDE
Panelists :

Dr. Naeem Uz Zafar, Chief Statistician, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics
Dr. Zahid Asghar, Director, School of Economics, Quaid-E-Azam University, Islamabad
Dr. Waqar Wadho, Associate Professor, Lahore School of Economics & Senior Research Fellow, CERP

Topics Covered

1. What is the rebasing of GDP?

2. Why is rebasing required?

3. How often rebasing should be undertaken?

4. What were the challenges in rebasing, especially in the digital era? How were these tackled?