Raza, Syed Ali and Ali, Yasir and Mehboob, Farhan (2012): Role of agriculture in economic growth of Pakistan. Published in: International Research Journal of Finance and Economics No. 83 (January 2012): pp. 180-186.
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This research based on the role of agriculture in the economic growth of Pakistan. Secondary data has been collected from the year 1980-2010 from the government authentic websites. For this purpose simple regression applied to identify the significance relationship of agricultural sub-sectors with GDP. Results suggested that there is the significance role of agriculture sub-sectors towards the economic growth only forestry showed insignificant relationship with GDP. Another objective is based on to know the contribution of each sub-sector over the aggregate agriculture amount. Result suggest that crops and livestock’s total contribute 91% combined in the aggregate agriculture sector that represent significance contribution for the performance regarding in this sector while fisheries and forestry have minimal contribution because of many reasons, major reasons involved low investment intensity in this sector, insufficient facilities, untrained and unskillful labor force engaged with it.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Role of agriculture in economic growth of Pakistan|
|Keywords:||Economic growth, major crops, minor crops, Livestock, forestry, fisheries, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O47 - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O13 - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Other Primary Products
|Depositing User:||Farhan Mahboob|
|Date Deposited:||26. Jan 2012 23:07|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 04:09|
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