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More and better jobs for Pakistan: Can the manufacturing sector play a greater role

Amjad, Rashid and Yusuf, Anam (2014): More and better jobs for Pakistan: Can the manufacturing sector play a greater role. Published in:

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Abstract

The central issue that this paper analysis is the role the manufacturing sector can play in reviving and sustaining economic growth in Pakistan while generating more and better job opportunities as it has done in the fast-growing East and Southeast Asian economies.It identifies needed policy measures to revive growth in manufacturing as well as generating decent jobs: these cover macro, sectoral and trade policies and labour market reforms the critical role of well functioning labour market institutions that foster commitment to social justice.

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