Independent Working Group on NFC Awards Formed

The National Finance Commission Allocations must be linked to socio-economic objectives such as health and education. This was held in agreement by a working group of top policy experts at the 1st Consultative session on the National Finance Commission organised by the Policy Research Institute of Market Economy (PRIME Institute) in Islamabad. The working group comprises Abdul Wajid Rana, Dr. […]

Overcoming Policy Barriers in Access to Healthcare Quality Medicines

PRIME Institute an independent public policy Think tank working in Islamabad for an Open, Free and Prosperous Pakistani economy,  conducted a Policy Roundtable on overcoming policy barriers in access to quality medicine on the 26th of January 2017, at the Islamabad Marriott. The Roundtable event was focused on identifying problems in the access to healthcare and pharmaceuticals sector, as well proposing […]

8th Government Policy Scorecard Launched

The PRIME Institute Government Policy Scorecard is a biannual report (6 monthly) which ranks the Federal government’s economic performance by analysing 89 policy components in the broad areas of Economic Revival and Energy Security. Islamabad-based Economic Research Think Tank PRIME Institute has published its 8th Government Policy Scorecard. The report was unveiled to the Press at the National Press club […]

PRIME Young Fellows Workshop 2016

The PRIME Young Fellows Workshop was held in Murree from the 9th to the 11th of December. A total of 16 participants took part in the 2-day workshop. The participants came in from diverse backgrounds including political science, economics, statistical research, Information technology, and even civil engineering. The Young Fellows of PRIME all came to the workshop with a wonderful […]

3rd National Debt Conference 2016

SUSTAINABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY IN FEDERAL DEBT Policy Research Institute of Market Economy organised the 3rd National Debt Conference in Islamabad (Crystal Ballroom, Marriott Hotel) on Saturday, the 12th of November, 2016. The marathon conference was brought together through the help of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom to raise awareness and debate revolving around the national public debt of the […]

Announcing the 3rd National Debt Conference (12th Nov)

Featuring Dr Ashfaque Hasan Khan, Dean School of Social Sciences & Humanities, National University of Science and Technology; Asad Umer, Member of the National Assembly, Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf; Sakib Sherani, Chief Executive Officer, Macro Economic Insights; Ali Kemal, Research Economist, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Zafar Masud, Director General of National Savings Directorate, Ministry of Finance; Syed Abdul Khaliq, Executive Director, Institute for Social and Economic Justice, Nasim Beg, […]

PRIME Institute hailed for Governance Monitor

7th Manifesto Tracking Report Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has lauded the efforts of PRIME Institute in developing tools to improve transparency in governance, and political performance. According to PRIME Institute’s 7th Tracking Report- Bad Economics is Bad Politics, the government raised its performance in the area of Economic Revival by 46 %, and by 26 % in Energy Security. At […]

Seminar in Karachi on Flat Taxation

Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industries endorsed flat taxation, asked for more evidence and gradual implementation In a seminar organized by PRIME Institute in Karachi, tax policy experts and business stakeholders gathered and deliberated on the newly launched study which proposes a breakthrough paradigm to increase tax revenues by simplifying the tax code and lowering tax rate and increasing […]