Anwar, Talat (forthcoming) Poverty-Growth-Inequality Triangle for Pakistan: Attaining Millenium Development Goal 1, Discussion paper, CRPRID Islamabad
Author's Note: The views expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the CRPRID, UNDP/UNOPS, or the Planning Commission.
Also see Cheema (2005), Revisiting Official Poverty Line, CRPRID Discussion Paper.
by Regions Poorest Middle Richest 20% 60% 20% All Pakistan 1984-85 7.10 47.33 45.57 100 2001-02 6.66 45.26 48.08 100 Rural 1984-85 7.66 49.03 43.31 100 2001-02 7.21 47.69 4.11 100 Urban 1984-85 6.94 46.80 46.26 100 2001-02 6.77 40.42 52.81 100 Source: Anwar (2005) Long-term Changes in income Distribution in Pakistan: Evidence Based on Consistent Series of Estimates, (Discussion Paper No.3) CRPRID, Islamabad.
(2002) Measuring Poverty in Pakistan: A Critical Review of Recent Poverty Lines in Human Condition Report 2002, Centre for Research on Poverty Reduction and Income Distribution (CRPRID), Islamabad.
Islamabad: Centre for Research on Poverty Reduction and Income Distribution (CRPRID), Planning Commission.
Besides official publications of the Government of Pakistan, these have included studies undertaken by research institutions, prominently amongst them the Centre for Research on Poverty Reduction and Income Distribution in Pakistan (CRPRID), the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), the Social Policy and Development Centre (SPDC), economists both within and outside Pakistan, and international agencies including the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the World Bank.
This view is also supported by the latest Human Development Outlook 2003 published by the CRPRID (2003), studies by PIDE, the SPDC in its annual survey last year [SPDC (2002)] and the Asian Development Bank, the ILO, and the UNDP.
The views expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the CRPRID
, UNDP, Planning Commission, or Asian Development Bank.
The two reports in hand are the Pakistan Human Condition Report (2002, CRPRID
, Planning Commission), and the Pakistan Poverty Assessment Report (2002, World Bank).