Dataset Series (showing observations of recent periods)
ViewSeries NameGraphUnitOct-2022Nov-2022Dec-2022Jan-2023Feb-2023Mar-2023
Series Key = TS_GP_MFS_EPUI_M.EPUI2A. EPUI-2 Newspapers166.74,185.02,247.86,219.62,194.57,150.71 Index 166.74 185.02 247.86 219.62 194.57 150.71
Series Key = TS_GP_MFS_EPUI_M.EPUI4B. EPUI-4 Newspapers140.24,167.61,228.83,229.84,174.63,159.96 Index 140.24 167.61 228.83 229.84 174.63 159.96
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Dataset Overview
Business AreaMonetary and Financial Sector
Dataset NameEconomic Policy Uncertainty (EPU) Index
Dataset DescriptionEconomic Policy Uncertainty is an index to measure the policy-related economic uncertainty in Pakistan, based on articles pertaining to the Economy (E), Policy (P) and Uncertainty (U) published in four leading English language Pakistani newspapers; Business Recorder, Express Tribune, Dawn and The News. It is calculated on monthly basis. Policymakers / researchers / analysts use EPU to measure the level of uncertainty and stress in the economy and it facilitates in their macroeconomic analysis, policy and decision-making process.
Data SourceState Bank of Pakistan
Data FrequencyMonthly
Available SinceAug-2010
Available UptoMar-2023
Last Refresh Date13-Apr-2023

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