Bulletin of Business and Economics (BBE)

ISSN - 2414-1771 (Print)

ISSN - 2409-9368 (Online)

Population and food insecurity in Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis


Mohamad Kassem, Maria Safdar, Muhammad Zahid Naeem


Kassem, M. Safdar, M. and Naeem, M. Z. (2019). Population and food insecurity in Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis. Bulletin of Business and Economics, 8(4), 205-212.


A specific amount of food and safe drinking water are basic necessities of living human-being. More than one billion individual’s square measure calculable to lack adequate dietary energy avails, and a minimum of double that variety suffers matter deficiencies. As a result of indicators inform action, a lot of current analysis focuses on rising food insecurity menstruation. The study has tested the population theory of Malthus in case of Pakistan. For investigating the long run relationship among the variables of the model Johansson Co integration technique is applied. For examining the short run dynamic Error Correction Model (ECM) is applied. Furthermore, the higher population growth rate increases the food insecurity, not only in the long run, but also in the short run in case of Pakistan.



population growth, food insecurity, gross domestic product, consumer price index

Jel Code:

Q56, Q18. O1, E31

Article Type:

Research Paper




Research Foundation for Humanity (RFH)

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