An Economic Analysis of Personal Earnings in Rawalpindi City

Nadeem Ul Haque


The intent of this paper is to delineate the determinants of
the distribution of income in Rawalpindi city. The basic hypothesis to
be tested is that for each individual, personal earnings are a function
of his socio-economic char¬acteristics such as age, sex, education, and
the like. If the hypothesis bears out, the disparity of incomes within
the city would then prove to be a conse¬quence of the variation in these
individual characteristics. It would then be of interest to quantify the
effect of each of these determinants on the eventual distribution of

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