LAHORE: The Lahore School of Economics (LSE) hosted its 13th International Annual Conference on Management of Pakistan Economy at its main Burki Campus on March 29, 2017. The theme of the conference is “Igniting technology-led growth in Pakistan: role of monetary, fiscal and investment policies”. The two-day event is devoted to discussions on past successes and constraints to technology-led growth. The conference started with keynote address of Dr Shahid Amjad Chaudhry, Rector LSE, to set the stage for comprehensive discussions to explore how monetary, fiscal, investment and governance policies could help ignite technology-led growth in Pakistan. He pointed out that the issues the conference aimed to address were very relevant to the issues confronted by Pakistan’s economy at present. The first session focused on ensuring macroeconomic stability with micro firm level dynamism. The second session of the conference focused on the monetary policy, external capital and exchange rate management.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 30th, 2017.
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