Joint Projects / Partnerships
State Bank of Pakistan
a) Project title: Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) Survey
Consumer Confidence Survey is a joint program of IBA and State Bank of Pakistan. It is a nationally represented bimonthly telephonic survey. Consumer Confidence Survey (CCS) is a stratified random telephone survey of more than 1600 households across Pakistan. The survey is being conducted by Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) since January 2012 with the frequency of every two months.
Other links: http://dsqx.sbp.org.pk/ccs/index.php
b) Project title: Business Confidence Index (BCI) Survey
Principal Investigator (s): Dr. Qazi Masood
A joint program of IBA and State Bank of Pakistan, this index will be a measure for business confidence in Pakistan. The SBP-IBA Business Confidence Index will provide aggregate statistics regarding the state of the business community as per the perceptions of the respondents themselves. It will be useful for policy makers as it will provide useful and timely information on the many stages of the business cycle. The SBP-IBA Business Confidence Index will assist the State Bank of Pakistan in setting the discount rate and in determining effective policies that support the growth of business.