Pakistan and Bangladesh, united until a 1971 civil war, have evolved in very differently over the last three decades. This paper argues that many of their observed dissimilarities stem, at least in part, from demographic differences, some of which can be attributed to the two countries’ diverse human development policies.
Originally published in: Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, v. 28, no. 4, Summer 2005, pp. 53-76.
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