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1/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Rethinking the PSDP

In finding the right mix for long-term economic growth in Pakistan, we may look also at the role of Read More

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12/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Manufacturing for prosperity

It is time to atone again for our profligacy. While we will soon know whether or not Pakistan enters Read More

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12/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Towards sustained growth

Long-term GDP growth should be at the core of Pakistan’s economic policy. Though not an ideal measur Read More

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12/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Why is the foreign exchange crisis a surprise?

The balance of payments crisis has been a regular feature of our economy. What we need to see is why Read More

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11/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Making democracy work for all

As I know from recent experience, there is no prize for runners-up in election to political office. Read More

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8/23/2012 12:00:00 AM

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS IN PAKISTAN

Part-I Since Pakistan came into existence there has been a tussle between the politicians and the g Read More

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7/12/2012 12:00:00 AM

DONOR’S AUSTERITY DEMANDS END UP HURTING ECONOMIC GROWTH

With the problematic IMF program expiring in September, the central donor-debate will shift from rev Read More

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10/5/2011 12:00:00 AM

REFORMING OUR EDUCATION SYSTEM

In a way, a large number of our present day social and political problems are rooted in the inadequa Read More

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8/22/2011 12:00:00 AM

ENERGY – THE MOST PRESSING CONCERN

Productive investment is the only plausible engine of growth, but it will need energy. Even as it c Read More

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7/27/2011 12:00:00 AM

COULD THIS FLOOD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED?

“Water shortages”, warns the British scholar Anatol Lieven, “present the greatest future threat to t Read More

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6/21/2010 12:00:00 AM

ECONOMY – THE WAY FORWARD

Pakistan’s economic performance will depend both on the future policies of the Government and the gl Read More

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6/11/2010 12:00:00 AM

RESOLVING THE WATER CRISIS

It is not the first time that Pakistan has faced a major water crisis. In the early sixties, in many Read More

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5/13/2010 12:00:00 AM

RESOLVING THE ENERGY CRISIS

The total installed power generation capacity in Pakistan is about 20,000 MW. At any point in time a Read More

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3/6/2010 12:00:00 AM

WHY SEEK IMF AID

In 2000 Goldman Sachs published a report identifying Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRICs) as coun Read More