The Lahore Journal of Economics

Provides articles in economics and related fields.

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 2, Winter

An Analysis of Host Country Characteristics That Determine FDI in Developing Countries: Recent Panel Data Evidence
AbstractThis paper analyzes a range of host country characteristics that determine foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to developing countries, using panel data on 72 countries for the period 1970-2008. Keeping in view the endogeneity problem of the...
An Efficiency Analysis of Punjab's Cotton-Wheat System
AbstractThis study examines the technical, allocative, and economic efficiencies of the cotton-wheat farming system in Punjab, Pakistan. It also investigates the determinants of these efficiencies using a non-parametric data envelopment analysis (DEA)...
Competitiveness of Pakistani Fruits in the World Market
AbstractThis paper examines the global competitiveness of Pakistan's fruit exports (dates, mangoes, and oranges), using revealed comparative advantage (RCA). It also analyzes domestic consumption trends among selected fruits grown by major exporters....
Income Tax Revenue as an Indicator of Regional Development in Pakistan
AbstractThe objective of this paper is to highlight the use of income tax revenue as an indicator of regional development in Pakistan. Initially, we identify a dramatic shift in income tax revenue trends at the provincial level for the period 1992/93...
The Role of Satellite Stock Exchanges: A Case Study of the Lahore Stock Exchange
AbstractIn many countries, capital markets are often served by multiple stock exchanges, typically with one national or dominant exchange and several regional or satellite exchanges. While multiple exchanges create a competitive landscape, they also...
Trade and Income Convergence in Selected South Asian Countries and Their Trading Partners
AbstractThis paper analyzes trade among and the convergence of per capita income for India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. The extent of trade and its relationship with the magnitude of income convergence is studied among these countries and their...

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