Economic Policy Uncertainty Index-4 Newspapers
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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
UnitIndex
Variable TypeRatio/Percentage/Index
Available SinceJan-2015
Available UptoOct-2022
Last Refresh Date04-Nov-2022
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