The Punjab Economic Research Institute is a statutory body attached with Planning and Development Board, Government of the Punjab, with a mandate to carry out socio-economic research on issues of provincial and national importance and to support planning and development work of Punjab Government. It is the oldest economic research institution in the country. The Institute was reorganized by the Punjab Government in 1975 in order to reactivate the Board of Economic Inquiry which had an unbroken record of economic research going back to 1919. The Institute became a statutory body in November 1980.
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Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2018): Dr. Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry ; Dr. M. Aman Ullah
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2017): Dr. Mumtaz Anwar Chaudhry
Leader gender: Male
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