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Shahid Mehmood

Petrol And Prices – Shahid Mehmood

Two recent news items caught my attention for different reasons. One of them concerned the call for reduction in transport fares in lieu of the further reduction in oil prices. The second was the proposal of the finance minister for capping…

Capitalism Never Dies – Shahid Mehmood

The global recession in 2008 raised many questions. Given the sluggish pace of recovery and the spectre of increasing unemployment in the industrialised nations, these questions have assumed even more importance. One of the most often asked…

Do we need another Keynes?

The August 30 edition of this newspaper contained an article by Dr Asad Zaman, in which he sheds light on the ideas of Adam Smith, Keynes and the financial crisis. This article is aimed as a follow up and addition to the same themes,…

State Of The Economy

The September 29 edition of this newspaper carried an article by the present advisor to the Ministry of Finance, Rana Assad Amin, in which he claimed that foundations have been laid for an economic recovery in Pakistan. An analysis of the…