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JOEBM 2016 Vol.4(12): 690-694 ISSN: 2301-3567
DOI: 10.18178/joebm.2016.4.12.474

Economic Performance of Pakistan Under Democracy and Military Regimes

Muhammad Nauman Hayat, Kaneez Fatima, Uzma Mukhtar, and Safia Bano
Abstract— Pakistan’s economy is a tangled economy with a mixture of democracy and dictatorship. Government is facing a number of problems due to lack of consistency in the political structure. This study investigates economics performance of Pakistan under the Military Regimes and Democracy from 1958 to 2014. Economic Performance is a very colossal term which includes number of variable such as Foreign Direct Investment, Real Gross Domestic Product , Unemployment , Per capita income), Consumer price index , Gross National Product , Corruption Index and Inflation Rate . We examined economic performance under military and democratic regimes using macroeconomic variables such as Foreign Direct Investment, Real Gross Domestic Product, Unemployment, Per capita income and Inflation Rate. We found that Military governments performed better in terms of Gross Domestic Product and controlling Inflation while democratic government performed better in terms of Per Capita Income. Moreover Foreign Direct Investment and Unemployment were almost same under military and democratic governments.

Index Terms— Foreign direct investment, real gross domestic product, unemployment, military coup.

The authors are with University of Balochistan Quetta, Pakistan (e-mail: mukhtaruzma@gmail.com).

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Cite: Muhammad Nauman Hayat, Kaneez Fatima, Uzma Mukhtar, and Safia Bano, " Economic Performance of Pakistan Under Democracy and Military Regimes," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 4, no. 12, pp. 690-694, 2016.

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