Pakistan Society of Development Economists (PSDE) is the only Pakistani professional association of economists and other social scientists. It provides an institutional framework for professional and research development. The society was formed in 1982 and located at the premises of Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE). The Society provides a platform for academics and policy-makers for exchange of ideas on the pressing economic and social problems facing Pakistan. It provide an important forum through Annual General Meeting and Conference for economic professionals, policymakers, businessmen and various schools of interested observers for debate concerning development issues.