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Dr. Paul Ross Discusses Economic Challenges Facing Pakistan

The Lahore School’s Economics Society organized a lecture by Dr. Paul Ross, who was the former IMF Resident Representative to Pakistan. During this seminar, Dr. Paul Ross discussed the major economic challenges facing Pakistan, and how can Pakistan use prudent monetary and fiscal policies to promote economic growth. While discussing the economic challenges faced by Pakistan, he examined the short, medium and long-Term impacts of current policies and how innovative policies can be used to help with the current challenges faced by Pakistan.

Discussing monetary policy, Dr. Ross emphasized that Pakistan should strengthen SBP independence, tighten its monetary policy and reduce government borrowing from the State Bank of Pakistan. On the fiscal side, Dr. Paul Ross discussed the importance of revenue mobilization followed by fiscal expansion focused on long term development.
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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 12/07/2018 11:07:00 AM,

Industry-Academia Linkages – MOU

Lahore School of Economics signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Coca Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited {CCI Pakistan} on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Barki Campus as a part of Industry Academia linkages.

Strong linkage between Corporate and Academia is a critical tool to tackle the key economic challenges of Pakistan. The research and innovation done at the Lahore School should attract huge demand from industry. Also the research, innovation, operations and management practices of Coca Cola will be a source of great learning to the faculty and students of the Lahore School of Economics. This should lead to increased, diversified economic activities and market development for all the parties involved.

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posted by S A J Shirazi @ 12/06/2018 01:33:00 PM,

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