Economic Policy Uncertainty Index-4 Newspapers
Unit: Index

Series Level Information
Reference DatasetEconomic Policy Uncertainty (EPU) Index
Series Short NameEPUI-4 Newspapers
Series NameEconomic Policy Uncertainty Index-4 Newspapers
Series 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 FrequencyMonthly
Variable TypeRatio/Percentage/Index
Available SinceJan-2015
Available UptoJul-2023
Last Refresh Date07-Aug-2023
Chart Controls
Show Series (LHS):
Actual Series

Show Series (RHS):
% Change (Period-to-Period)

Moving Average:

Vertical Scale:

Range Selector:

Fill Graph:

Step Plot:

About Chart Controls

 Welcome Guest | Login | FAQs | Contacts Us | Disclaimer Copyright © 2023, All Rights Reserved. | State Bank of Pakistan