Political Instability and Lessons for Pakistan: Case Study of 2014 PTI Sit in/Protests

Dawood MAMOON, Rabbia JAVED, Rana Zamin ABBAS

Abstract


Abstract. It’s a short allegory to present the case for the importance of Political stability in the economic progress of a country. The Arab spring protests were seen as strengthening democracy in the Arab world. Notwithstanding the surprise Arab spring brought in shape of further destabilizing Middle East, a similar environment of unrest and protests in a practicing democracy like Pakistan capture same dynamics of uncertainty that dampen economic destabilization. The paper briefly covers PTI’s sit in protests in year 2014 to make a case for how political instability stifled economic progress in Pakistan though momentarily.

Keywords. Political economy, Pakistan economy.

JEL. D72, F59, P16.


Keywords


Political economy; Pakistan economy.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1453/jsas.v4i1.1183

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