International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Existence of Kuznets Curve in Pakistan: Evidence From HIES Data Set, 1993 To 2011
Dr. Ahmed Raza Cheema, Abdur Rehman

The economists take interest in knowing whether the relationship between inequality and growth is linear or quadratic (inverted U or U shape). This study estimates Random Coefficient Model using the pooled data including 9 HIES data set from 1993 to 2011, collected by Federal Bureau of Statistics, Government of Pakistan. The results support the Kuznets Hypothesis (Inverted U shape relationship between inequality and growth) in Pakistan.

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