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Degree inflation

Public-sector employers are legally obligated to treat all job applicants with the same degrees from accredited programs as equivalent, no matter the reputation of the universities. However, private-sector employers are…

Wheat and inflation

Food inflation is once again irking both the people as well as the government. People are finding food beyond their economic access, whereas the government is trying its best to…

Outlook for inflation

Pakistan has been experiencing a historic low in the rate of inflation in recent years. It has fallen steadily from 17 percent in 2008-09 to less than 3 percent in…

Inflation: whys and wherefores

Inflation is a function of both internal and external economic factors while in Pakistan the onus can also be placed on "non-economic factors" that include the activities of a 'profiteer'…

Inflation on a downward trajectory

Nothing can erode a political government’s popularity faster than a rise in inflation accompanied by an income raise lower than the rate of inflation. While the Khan-led administration did take…

Dip in the rate of inflation

There has been a noticeable drop in the rate of inflation on a year-to-year basis. The national Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by 14.6 percent in January 2020. It has…

Poverty And Inflation

Poverty and inflation

Both poverty and inflation are on the rise in Pakistan. Both are the result of man-made policies. Poverty is the direct result of the existing social and economic system and…

Low inflation

The people of Pakistan have been saved from the ravages of high inflation during the last four years. From 2014-15 onwards the rate of increase in the Consumer Price Index…

Food inflation rises to 22pc!

The Sensitive Price Index (SPI) for the first full week of 2020 ending on the 9th of January has been released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). Credit must…