United States Institute of Peace (USIP)
Research Title: Sustainability of post 2014 Pak-Afghan Trade
Principal Investigator (s): Dr. Ather Elahi
Details: IBA conducted primary research on future trade prospects between Pakistan and Afghanistan. The research covers a detailed analysis of macroeconomic conditions and trade flows in the region with interviews of stakeholders in the public and private sectors on both sides of the border. Focus groups with the business community were conducted in Karachi, Peshawar, and Kabul in November and December 2014.