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Contribution of Services Sector in the Economy of Pakistan

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  • Ayaz Ahmed
  • Henna Ahsan

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The services sector has provided steady support to Pakistan’s economic growth. It share in GDP now stands a more than 50 percent. The paper analyses its continuation in the growth of the economy in general and the development of trade and genera tion of employment in particular. The study identifies the bottlenecks in its growth and suggest measures to remove them. A set of policy reforms has been suggested to make the sector more effective in the growth of the national economy. [PIDE Working Papers 2011: 79]. URL:[http://pide.org.pk/pdf/Working%20Paper/Working%20Paper-79.pdf].

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  • Ayaz Ahmed & Henna Ahsan, 2011. "Contribution of Services Sector in the Economy of Pakistan," Working Papers id:4673, eSocialSciences.
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    1. Piyabha Kongsamut & Sergio Rebelo & Danyang Xie, 2001. "Beyond Balanced Growth," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 68(4), pages 869-882.
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    5. Amjad, Rashid & Awais, Namra, 2016. "Pakistan's productivity performance and TFP trends 1980-2015: Cause for real concern," MPRA Paper 75017, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    7. Siegmann, K.A. & Majid, H., 2014. "Empowering growth in Pakistan?," ISS Working Papers - General Series 595, International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam (ISS), The Hague.
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    10. Rashid Amjad & Namra Awais, 2016. "Pakistan’s Productivity Performance and TFP Trends, 1980–2015: Cause for Real Concern," Lahore Journal of Economics, Department of Economics, The Lahore School of Economics, vol. 21(Special E), pages 33-63, September.
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