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Strategy for resource mobilisation

The technical discussions in Islamabad on the ninth review of the IMF programme between the IMF staff and the officials of the Ministry of Finance are on-going. They have tended…

Misplaced optimism about economy

Given elections are scheduled for early February, a few months into 2024 spring will bring into public life a new government, but the question whether or not it will continue…

Managing public investment the mission-oriented way

Two renowned intellectuals – Greece’s former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, and columnist for Guardian George Monbiot – in two separate articles recently, pointed towards a common problem: neoliberalism, and austerity,…

Unwarranted austerity policy

As another monetary policy statement is about to be released, as the writer contributes this article, it is time to indicate why it is very important that it is over-due…