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The Robbing Class – Asif Ezdi

At a meeting with businessmen and industrialists on November 28, the prime minister announced with great fanfare what was billed as an economic revival package for the country. In the background of the podium from which Nawaz spoke was a…

Reframing Our Goals – Sakib Sherani

MANY maybe most of our economic goals and targets are fuzzy and ambiguous. In the case of some critical objectives we should be striving towards, the goal is not even defined. Hence, as a country we have no idea when we want to graduate to…

Enabling healthcare

Today’s Pakistan faces such unprecedented, multi-faceted and complex challenges that the entire nation seems to be sulking, waiting for the political leadership to guide it out of what seems an impossible situation. While immediate relief…

Amazing Energy

While oil, coal, wind and solar power are well-known by the general public, the new trend has been to explore the resources of methane on our planet. Indeed the world’s methane reserves are more than all the coal, oil and gas reserves on…

The 3G Test

Earlier last month, the Supreme Court directed the government to put in place the necessary institutional arrangements at the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, in particular hiring of the three members central to the governance of this…

The Tasks That Should Have Been

Pakistan’s economy is on the sick bed suffering from three structural ailments. These are (a) a large imbalance between the required rate of investment and the actual rate of domestic saving; (b) a deficit between the level of public sector…

Take The Risk

The charter of the IMF limits it to providing short-term balance of payments assistance to a member country. During the period of its financial assistance, the IMF is expected to gives sound economic policy advice to the country to correct…