Vol. 19 - SE, 2014



 Editorsí Introduction

Pakistanís Parallel Foreign Exchange Market
Asma Khalid

From Fear of Floating to Benign Neglect: The Exchange Rate
Regime Roller Coaster in Pakistan

Syed Kumail Abbas Rizvi, Bushra Naqvi and Nawazish Mirza

What Does the Exchange Rate Do? A Status Symbol?
Sikander Rahim

Toward a Competitive Pakistan: The Role of
Industrial Policy

Irfan ul Haque

Pakistanís Growth Spurts and Reversals: A Historical Perspective
Rashid Amjad

The Political Economy of Industrial Policy: A Comparative
Study of the Textiles Industry in Pakistan

Matthew McCartney

Barriers to the Growth of Small Firms in Pakistan: A Qualitative
Assessment of Selected Light Engineering Industries

Nazish Afraz, Syed Turab Hussain, and Usman Khan

The Need for a Coordinated Industrial Strategy to
Boost Pakistani Exports: Lessons from Asia

Azam Chaudhry and Gul Andaman

Exporters in Pakistan and Firms Who Do Not Export:
Whatís the Big Difference?

Theresa Chaudhry and Muhammad Haseeb

Compliance with Global Quality Requirements in
Pakistanís Export Sector

Salman Ehsan and Ayesha Khanum

Foreign Direct Investment and Technological Capabilities: The Relevance
of the East Asian Experience for Pakistan

Khalil Hamdani

The Textiles and Garments Sector: Moving Up the Value Chain
Naved Hamid, Ijaz Nabi, and Rafia Zafar

Patterns of Export Diversification: Evidence from Pakistan
Hamna Ahmed and Naved Hamid

Should Pakistan Liberalize Trade With India Against the Backdrop of
the FTA with China? A Comparative Advantage Analysis for the Manufacturing Sector

Naheed Memon, Faiza Rehman, and Fazal Rabbi

Analyzing Pakistanís Trade Opportunity with Turkey
Asha Gul

Reviewing Pakistanís Import Demand Function:
A Time-Series Analysis, 1970Ė2010

Zunia Saif Tirmazee and Resham Naveed

Pakistanís Dependency on Imports and Regional Integration
Nasir Iqbal, Ejaz Ghani, and Musleh ud Din

The Changing Landscape of RTAs and PTAs:
Analysis and Implications

Rashid S. Kaukab

The WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement: Implications for Pakistanís
Domestic Trade Policy Formulation

Mohammad Saeed

Improving Regional Trade to Support Pakistanís Economic Growth
Manzoor Ahmad