CREB - Center for Research in Economics and Business

CREB Working Paper Series

The CREB Working Paper Series was started in 2008 to bring to a wider audience to the research being done at the Centre. The studies eligible for working papers comprise of rigorous analytical and empirical research. Have published 26 papers so far. These include:

CREB Working Paper No. 01-17
The Theory of the Natural Resource Curse: A Political Economy View.
Sadia Hussain and Waqar Wadho  
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CREB Working Paper No. 03-16
Connections and Elections in Lahore: How Network Centrality Affects Electoral Politics in Pakistan.
Mahnoor Asif and Azam Chaudhry 
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CREB Working Paper No. 02-16
Relative Wage Variation and Industry Location within Districts of Punjab.
Zunia Saif Tirmazee  
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CREB Working Paper No. 01-16
Education, Health Knowledge, and Maternal Health in Pakistan.
Shandana Dar and Uzma Afzal  
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CREB Working Paper No. 03-15
The Impact of Remittances and Parental Absence on Children's Well Being in Rural Punjab.
Nida Jamil  
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CREB Working Paper No. 02-15
Natural Disasters and Social Capital: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Pakistan.
Uzma Afzal, Ginger Turner and Farah Said  
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CREB Working Paper No. 01-15
Caste, Social Exclusion, and Opportunities for Education in Rural Punjab.
Tayyaba Tamim, Marriam Musa, Hana Tariq and Shahzeb Rathore  
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CREB Working Paper No. 04-14
Education, Employment, and Women’s Say in Household Decision-Making in Pakistan.
Duryab Fatima  
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CREB Working Paper No. 03-14
The Impact of Parents’ Subjective Aspirations on Schooling Investment in Rural Punjab.
Anam Ashraf 
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CREB Working Paper No. 02-14
Attitudes Towards Risk in the Wake of a Rare Event: Evidence from Pakistan.
Farah Said, Uzma Afzal and Ginger Turner 
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CREB Working Paper No. 01-14
Resource Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity in Punjab.
Muhammad Haseeb, Theresa Thompson Chaudhry 
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CREB Working Paper No. 04-13
Labor Pooling as a Determinant of Industrial Agglomeration. 
Najm uz Zehra Gardezi 
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CREB Working Paper No. 03-13
The effects of Agglomeration on the Formation and Scale of Operation of New Firms. 
Maryiam Haroon 
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CREB Working Paper No. 02-13
Agglomeration and Firm Turnover 
Marjan Nasir
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CREB Working Paper No. 01-13
Determinants of School Choice: Evidence from Rural Punjab, Pakistan 
Hamna Ahmed, Sahar Amjad, Masooma Habib and Syed Ahsan Shah
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CREB Working Paper No. 03-12
The Effects of External Migration on Enrolments, Accumulated Schooling, and Dropouts in Punjab 
Rabia Arif, Azam Chaudhry
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CREB Working Paper No. 02-12
The determinants of Child Health and Nutritional Status in Punjab: An Economic Analysis
Uzma Afzal
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CREB Working Paper No. 01-12
Investigating the Proposed Changes to Pakistan’s Corporate Bankruptcy Code
Ali Hasanain, Syed Ahsan Ahmad Shah
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CREB Working Paper No. 02-11
Cross Country Growth Spillovers:Seperating the Impact of Cultural Distance from Geographical Distance
Azam Chaudhry, Rabia Ikram
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CREB Working Paper No. 01-11
The Determinants of Female Labor Force Participation in Pakistan: An Instrumental Variable Approach
Mehak Ejaz
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CREB Working Paper No. 01-10
The Determinants of Interest Rate Spreads in Pakistan’s Commercial Banking Sector 
Nawazish Mirza, Ayesha Afzal
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CREB Working Paper No. 03-09
Evaluating the Impact of Microcredit on Women’s Empowerment in Pakistan 
Salman Asim
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CREB Working Paper No. 02-09
Speculative Bubbles in Karachi Stock Exchange 
Nawazish Mirza
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CREB Working Paper No. 01-09
Economic Development- A view from the Provinces
Khalid Ikram
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CREB Working Paper No. 02-08
Agricultural Growth in Irrigated Punjab: Some Issues and Policies 
Mahmood Hasan Khan
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CREB Working Paper No. 01-08
Size and Value Premium in Karachi Stock Exchange 
Nawazish Mirza
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