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A Question Of Propriety

A question of propriety

Since 1977, every government in Pakistan, civil and military alike, has miserably failed to tackle the issues of revenue leakages and illegal accumulation of wealth in a few hands. Every…

The Many Pitfalls Of Economic Democracy

The many pitfalls of economic democracy

Pakistan's economic systems are in a mess and the reason is not far to see. The instability and the uncertainty in the economic system is such that the players do…

Privatisation Of Strategic Assets: Guidelines

Privatisation of strategic assets: guidelines

The government has said time and again that it is resorting to privatisation in order to reduce the burden on the national exchequer as these state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are running…

Balancing Act For Turkey Economy In 2014

Balancing act for Turkey economy in 2014

Turkey faces an economic tight-rope walk in 2014, analysts warn, at risk from global turbulence and under pressure from the markets to cut consumption in a highly-charged election year. The…

The Wrong Borrowing Mix

The wrong borrowing mix

A government that depends heavily on borrowing from the banking system to finance its expenditure is usually taken as an irresponsible government that is creating conditions for high inflation and…

Economic Effects Of Intangibles

Economic effects of intangibles

Economics especially development economics is in limbo for sometime. The excitement of the dismal science is not there anymore. Quantification of variables of development (growth-market development-employment, etc) are mere indicators…

On The Whims Of A Lobby

On the whims of a lobby

In the absence of an uncontested theory on the subject, most people use three incredibly basic markers to determine an outline of what we so casually refer to as ‘the…

Issues Of Obedience In International Law

Issues of obedience in international law

The analytical jurists like Austin had questioned the validity of the international law on the ground that the system lacked sovereign's command and as such its norms were not enforceable,…

Dangerous Trends In Rural Areas

Dangerous trends in rural areas

Pakistan is governed in a miserable way. For what our policymakers do not see does not exist. Pakistan is full of self-opinionated anchors and self-opinionated civil servants. Well, all of…