Provincial Finance Commission: Options for Fiscal Transfers

December 2008
Pakistan Development Review;Winter2008, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p747
Academic Journal
The article discusses the Rank Correlation between the existing development grants transfer index and the deprivation index among the four provinces in Pakistan. It mentions that the wide range of rank correlation among the provinces shows the varying degree of reliance of existing development transfer system on the existing deprivation level. The article also suggests that the provinces of Punjab and North West Frontier Province (NWFP) allocate their resources based on prevailing deprivation index while the provinces of Sindh and Balochistan do not.


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