Development of an intergenerational wealth mobility framework for Pakistan

  • Areeba Khan The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Sohail Saeed The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Fahad Khan The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Quratul Ain The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan
Keywords: Pakistan, wealth mobility, framework

Abstract

The study is an endeavor to calculate the mobility of wealth across generations. The study is aimed to provide useful insights in the determinants of wealth linked in a manner that enables the calculation of wealth at single point in time (i.e. at the age of the eighteen and at the age of thirty).

Pakistan is a developing country with high unemployment rate, slow economic growth, inefficient Zakat system, and increasing poverty rate. Pakistan is facing different problem to achieve the sustainable development goals. The 21th century goals are to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, insure environmental sustainability, reduce corruption rate, inclusive economy, concentration of wealth, equal distribution of wealth.  The proposed framework of intergenerational wealth mobility will help to minimize the poverty, evasion of taxation system, effective and efficient Zakat system as well as reduces the level of money laundering and corruption rates in Pakistan. In a while examine by (Shehzadi, Mohammad and Shah 2012).

The significance of the study relates to development of the framework that measures the intergenerational wealth mobility in Pakistan.

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Areeba Khan, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Sohail Saeed, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Muhammad Fahad Khan, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur Pakistan

Quratul Ain, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

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Published
2018-06-30
How to Cite
Khan, A., Saeed, S., Khan, M. F., & Ain, Q. (2018). Development of an intergenerational wealth mobility framework for Pakistan. Journal of Business and Social Review in Emerging Economies, 4(1), 61-72. https://doi.org/10.26710/jbsee.v4i1.364