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IT For Economic Growth

IT for economic growth

Pakistan’s IT exports have underperformed by a factor of at least 20, standing at only $1 billion whereas Indian IT exports are over $130 billion while in the Philippines they…

Increase in imports leads to economic growth?

After facing challenges on the export front for the last few years, Pakistan has shown robust recovery in exports during this year (2017-18). According to the provisional data of Pakistan…

Is Pakistan Ready For Economic Growth?

Is Pakistan ready for economic growth?

Our knowledge of history, economics, and much more owes a lot to the works of Ibn Khaldun. With his usual keen eye, he said that “Government is an institution which…

Sustaining economic growth towards TFP

Pakistan's a country where the episodes of high-growth tend to be short-lived, although longer than low-growth periods. Regardless of all this, over the last 50 years, the average economic growth…

No Substitute For Economic Growth

No substitute for economic growth

There is no substitute for economic growth. Can you guess how many years it has been since Pakistan’s economy grew at a higher rate than India’s? It was all the…

Economic Growth

Economic growth

Nothing can be duller than listening to an economist or other policy expert pontificate endlessly on such metrics as gross domestic product, stock market prices, employment, and consumer confidence. Most…

Key driver of economic growth

Successive governments have neglected the country's transition to a knowledge economy at the cost of better exports and healthy economy The realisation that big money lies in high technology has…

Rule Of Law And Economic Growth

Rule of law and economic growth

What do we mean by the rule of law? Allow me to explain this by reference to cricket. The rules of the game are the same for all — when…