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A broken economic system

Only the rich countries can afford the luxury of free market economy (FME). Indeed, FME is a luxury the rich countries have enjoyed to the hilt over the last 40…

Human Hybrids In Economic System

Human hybrids in economic system

What is more important - knowledge of economics as taught and practised in the West or Wisdom as practised in the East or local level ethics? Pakistan has always been…

Circular Debt And The Economic Eco-system

Circular debt and the economic eco-system

Reading a recent leader story in this paper about the government's intention to issue $5 billion worth of T-Bills/PIB's in lieu of the circular debt has prompted me to write…

Economic diplomacy

AFTER China opened up a vast landscape of economic cooperation with Pakistan, global political influences seem to be overshadowing the country’s attempted transition towards a new framework of economic diplomacy.…

Broken system

Most people in industrialized countries have experienced thirteen years of formal schooling, so it is not surprising that many consider themselves to be legitimate critics of education. Our feelings about…

The Chinese economic miracle

IN the recorded history of humanity’s economic affairs, there has never been as remarkable a story as that of China in the late 20th and early 21st century. By any…

Economic bomb

For the last two and a half years of the PTI government, Pakistan has witnessed unprecedented levels of poverty, food insecurity, economic uncertainty and chaos in all state institutions. Instead…

How not to build a caste system 101

The government is looking to replace the National Education Policy (NEP) 2009, with a new NEP. The draft NEP 2017 which was to run until 2025 was developed under the…

PML-N vs PTI: the economic scorecard

If we start comparing the overall economic environment between the PML-N’s last government and the PTI’s current regime, we see that the PML-N’s five-year period could be summed up as…