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China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Demands, Dividends and Directions

September 20, 2018


Saba Shahid


The CPPG’s monograph “China Pakistan Economic Corridor: Demands, Dividends and Directions” has been published and is available for purchase at the Centre for Public Policy and Governance, Room E-017 Elahi Building Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) Lahore.

It is also available at Readings 12 K 2, Main Boulevard Gulberg, Block K Gulberg 2, Lahore and other leading bookstores. This is the link of website from where you can order the book all over Pakistan. https://readings.com.pk/pages/BookDetails.aspx?BookID=964404

The monograph looks at the socioeconomic and political implications of the CPEC for Pakistan and attempts to provide a novel academic perspective to an area of study that has long been dominated by journalistic, news-like articles. The research gives insight into some of the most pertinent challenges of governance the CPEC raises but also highlights the diverse set of opportunities the mega-project has to offer. It advocates for urgent policy reform in the management of CPEC projects in order to prioritize the potential of local economies and pushes for a human development based approach in the design and implementation process. The monograph’s unique selling point is its objective analysis of the CPEC that will hopefully provide readers multiple perspectives on a highly contentious yet highly relevant policy issue.