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The Failure Of Economic Democracy

The failure of economic democracy

Democracy is not about national assemblies and certainly not about asset building. It has its roots everywhere and is answerable on all these counts. You cannot have a hybrid adha…

Failure Of Economics In Rural Areas

Failure of economics in rural areas

Pakistan's rural areas hold about 70 percent of the population and all the other statistics that go with it. These are mere words and I am not going to justify…

Documentation for economic prosperity

Upon assuming office for the second time, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has undertaken the critical responsibility of steering Pakistan through its prevailing challenges. Addressing attendees at the Tax Excellence Award…

Claims of economic improvement

The narrative of the stakeholders today is that there has been a noticeable uptick in various macroeconomic indicators – those that relate to the productive sectors (agriculture, industry), those that…

Lack of economics behind politics Feb 12, 2024

The marriage between politics and economics is well established globally though in Pakistan political parties’ economic agenda varies little mainly due to the imposition of standard time bound quantitative conditions…

Our economic potential

“LORD, we know what we are, but know not what we may be.” Shakespeare alludes to human potential which is always higher than its present condition. Allama Iqbal elaborated on…

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…

Economic impasse and political instability

The economic challenges of Pakistan are appallingly enduring, and unless we effectively address fiscal discipline issues, expand our tax base, and eliminate resource wastage, the country’s economic stagnation is likely…