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Plane Crash Prolongs Egypt’s Economic Misery

Plane crash prolongs Egypt’s economic misery

Egypt's latest air disaster is another crushing blow to a country whose tourism-dependent economy is struggling to recover from years of jihadist attacks and political turmoil, analysts said. The crash…

The missing economic manifesto clarity

As Pakistan enters a new election cycle, it is imperative that political parties should come up with not only actionable steps but to indicate very clearly whether the economic philosophy…

Crashed economy

The upcoming departure of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s government this month marks an opportunity to assess its performance – or lack of it – during a tenure of around fifteen…

Crashing economy?

Ahead of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s expected budget speech this Friday which is set to come with more than the usual sugar coating, the glaring writing on the wall presents…

Crashing economy?

As Finance Minister Ishaq Dar promised last Friday to defy the odds and create hope for Pakistan’s future, the writing on the wall pointed to the contrary. With Pakistan’s politics…

Economic pain: an illusion of choice

Pakistan is facing an illusion of false choices in managing its ongoing economic crisis. It can either return to the IMF (International Monetary Fund) without wasting any time. Or, it…

An economic slide

Ever since the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) came to power, the good governance myth of the top team of senior partner in the ruling coalition, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is…

Impending economic doom

There is a global economic crisis at play here. More than a decade of cheap money is coming to an end, and global economies are now playing catch-up. The punch…

Economic suicide

Suicide is “death caused by injuring oneself with the intent to die”. Pakistan’s politics is killing Pakistan’s economy. As per the World Bank report tilted ‘Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future’, “Pakistan…

Comparing economic performances

PAKISTAN is again facing a severe economic crisis, with the usual debate about which government is to blame. The question is, how should we compare the performance of various governments…