Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Incentive Pay for Tax Collectors by Dr. Asim Khwaja

PSSP SEMINAR SERIES presents Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Incentive Pay for Tax Collectors A discussion with Asim Khwaja Sumitomo-Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development Professor of International Finance and Development, Harvard Kennedy School Thursday, 19 December 2013 12:00pm – 1:15pm   7AB Conference Room International Food Policy Research Institute 2033 K Street, NW, Washington, >> Read more

Bt Cotton Adoption and Wellbeing of Farmers in Pakistan

This entry is cross-posted on IFPRI’s South Asia website. If you’d like more information on the South Asia region, please visit southasia.ifpri.info. Cotton production plays a significant role in Pakistan’s agriculture and economic growth. It contributes about 8 percent to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country, 17 percent in total employment generation and about 54 >> Read more

IFPRI Launches 2012 Global Food Policy Report

Did you know that in South Asia and Africa south of the Sahara, food wastage estimates to around 6-11 kg per capita? According to FAO, global wastage of food each year is around 1.3 billion tons in total. To learn more about the past year's food policy developments, issues and trends from around the world, >> Read more

Research to Support a New Framework for Sustained Economic Growth of Pakistan

Call for Applications for the First Annual Competitive Grants Program In May 2011 the National Economic Council of Pakistan adopted a new Framework for Economic Growth recommended by Deputy Chairman Dr. Nadeem Ul Haque and the Planning Commission. The new Framework aims at fostering sustained higher growth and enhanced quality of life through improved governance, vibrant >> Read more