Dataset Series (showing observations of recent periods)
ViewSeries NameGraphUnitNov-2023Dec-2023Jan-2024Feb-2024Mar-2024Apr-2024
Series Key = TS_GP_MFS_EPUI_M.EPUI2A. EPUI-2 Newspapers116.19,152.29,134.25,365.46,185.69,154.1 Index 116.19 152.29 134.25 365.46 185.69 154.10
Series Key = TS_GP_MFS_EPUI_M.EPUI4B. EPUI-4 Newspapers107.33,131.34,136.84,291.77,154.72,123.76 Index 107.33 131.34 136.84 291.77 154.72 123.76
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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 UptoApr-2024
Last Refresh Date06-May-2024

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