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Paradigm shift in tax policy

‘The impact of economic growth on the lives of people is partly a matter of income distribution, but it also depends greatly on the use that is made of the…

Towards industrial policy 2.0 -Part – II

The foreign exchange earnings from jute exports which originated from former East Pakistan were pre-empted for allocation to industrialists in what was then West Pakistan. A number of observers have…

Bewilderment over rational tax policy

There is a national consensus that the existing tax system needs to be completely restructured to provide an equitable, pragmatic, investment-oriented and growth-inductive policy and nationally integrated automated tax administration…

SNC and shrinking provincial policy space

While the PTI’s education policy boasted of a six-point ‘Education Emergency Plan’ which included an increase in education funding from 2.1 percent of GDP to 5 percent, investment in teacher…

New PhD policy

The history of educational policies in Pakistan is replete with non-consultative abrupt decisions which disrupted the ongoing policies and put things upside down.  One such example was the nationalization of…

New PhD policy

The history of educational policies in Pakistan is replete with non-consultative abrupt decisions which disrupted the ongoing policies and put things upside down. One such example was the nationalization of…

INGO policy

WITH the challenges of Covid-19 becoming more obvious, countries must construct a vibrant and responsive social sector response besides boosting the local economy, healthcare system, etc. This requires us to…