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Document Relevant For Policymakers?

Document relevant for policymakers?

The Economic Survey 2014-15 contains, in common with last year, a clear and distinct bias in favour of the government''''s performance making the document largely irrelevant for policymakers. It has…

The macroeconomics of electricity tariffs

In Pakistan, the landscape of power tariffs is shaped significantly by the framework of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) and is directly connected to macroeconomics. Under these agreements, the costs associated…

Welcome to the summer of AI

For decades, research in artificial intelligence (AI) has advanced in fits and starts, alternating between decades of euphoric optimism and, when those promises do not come to pass, falling into…

Net-metering fallout

We wrote about household solar and its adoption in Pakistan last year (October, 2023 for PIDE) and since then many a storm has erupted on the local landscape on this…