Budgeting for Poverty Reduction

Strengthening National and Provincial Legislative Governance


Publication No: PD-043

Rs 3,000  

The background paper on “Budgeting for Poverty Reduction” is designed to serve as a support document which helps enhance the parliamentarians’ knowledge about the complex nature of poverty and provides practical options for developing pro-poor budgetary policies. The paper, written by Dr. Kaiser Bengali, one of Pakistan’s leading economists and Managing Director of the Social Policy Development Centre – SPDC, presented his analysis of poverty in Pakistan and the role of budgetary allocations in development and poverty alleviation.