Pakhtunkhwa Economic Policy Research Institute (PEPRI), Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan invites submission of paper abstracts to the first IDEP Conference that is aimed to strengthen the policy making in the Pakistan in general and in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular through applied research in the following mentioned fields/themes. 

Conference Main Theme: Informed Decision for Social & Economic Development

Conference Sub Themes:

  1. Exploring Pakistan’s regional connectivity
  2. Education at the time of uncertainty: The way forward
  3. Trade, competitiveness, and globalization
  4. Political economy, public policy, and governance
  5. Environment and clean energy
  6. Sustainable water management
  7. Agricultural and food security
  8. Health and social economic welfare
  9. Tourism as a growth engine
  10. Real estate and rental economics
  11. Inequality, poverty and social protection
  12. Law, human rights, and gender rights
  13. CEPEC and Pakistan’s readiness
  14. Recurrence of BOP crisis and optional policy