About the Journal

The Pakistan Development Review is an internationally refereed journal published regularly by the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics since 1961. The journal focuses on economics and related social sciences and welcomes theoretical and empirical contributions in relevant disciplines with a particular emphasis on Pakistan’s socio-economic issues. The journal is published on a tri-annual basis. The journal’s editorial and advisory boards consist of more than 18 renowned scholars in the fields of economics and related social sciences. They actively participate in refereeing the papers and also render valuable advice on other related matters.

1) All manuscripts submitted for publication should be in English. All submissions, or queries, should be sent by email to: pdr@pide.org.pk. A submission implies that the research work has not been published previously, that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere and is approved by all authors. The journal also has the policy to verify the originality of the submissions through originality detection service.

2) Each request for a book review in the journal must be accompanied by one copy of the relevant book, which should be submitted to: The Executive Editor, The Pakistan Development Review, Post Box 1091, Islamabad-44000, Pakistan.

3) Manuscripts will be accepted for consideration on the understanding that they are original contributions to knowledge in social science fields.

Current Issue

2024,Vol. 63, No.1
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