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Rethinking Policy

Rethinking policy

The 2018-2019 Economic Survey of Pakistan indicates that Pakistan has apportioned only 2.4 percent of its GDP to education sector; lowest in the entire region. Previously, during 2016-2017, only 2.2…

Rethinking Our Foreign Policy

Rethinking our foreign policy

Epoch-Making changes have vastly reshaped our world. The structure of the world economy has been transformed beyond recognition. The information revolution and media explosion have expanded our consciousness about ourselves…

Rethinking strategic assets

The term ‘strategic’ is mostly used in military connotations, although its literal meaning translates into key or crucial. Oxford English Dictionary describes it as “a plan of action or policy…

Provincial economic policy

As the new provincial governments are finding their feet in a rather very difficult economic environment, it is important to fix the problems at the root. This means setting aside…

What should the tax policy be in 2024?

There is an ongoing debate regarding the preferable size of government – big or small? ‘Big government’ is a political concept where the government plays a predominant role in social…

World Bank needs to revisit its policy and lending focus

In its recently released report ‘Pakistan development update October 2023: restoring fiscal sustainability’ the World Bank (WB), just like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) policy thinking, including as highlighted in…

Rethinking education

Why slog through the halls of traditional schools when the internet can turbocharge your learning from the comfort of your couch? Is it still relevant to stuff your brain with…