Dataset Series (showing observations of recent periods)
ViewSeries NameGraphUnitMay-2022Jun-2022Jul-2022Aug-2022Sep-2022Oct-2022
Series Key = TS_GP_MFS_EPUI_M.EPUI2A. EPUI-2 Newspapers358.34,226.28,322.44,228.17,160.81,172.56 Index 358.34 226.28 322.44 228.17 160.81 172.56
Series Key = TS_GP_MFS_EPUI_M.EPUI4B. EPUI-4 Newspapers342.33,205.58,294.84,194.54,147.96,147.41 Index 342.33 205.58 294.84 194.54 147.96 147.41
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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 UptoOct-2022
Last Refresh Date04-Nov-2022

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