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Rebasing GDP

Rebasing GDP

The caretaker government has approved the rebasing of GDP, as well as changes in the measurement of national accounts from the System of National Accounts (SNA) 1993 to SNA 2008.…

Challenge Of GDP Growth

Challenge of GDP growth

Lacklustre  economic growth and large fiscal and external imbalances (with declining rates of growth also contributing to poor growth in revenues) have made macro-economic management a challenging task. Still-high inflation…

Augmenting The Tax-to-GDP Ratio

Augmenting the tax-to-GDP ratio

Pakistan must augment its dismal tax-to-GDP ratio of 9 percent to meet the financial requirements for rehabilitation and reconstruction of the flood/militancy and earthquake-hit areas. The Federal Board of Revenue…

Agenda for a charter of economy

Our economy faces structural issues of twin deficits, circular debt, loss-making public-sector enterprises, low productivity, low end exports and is therefore trapped in a boom-and-bust cycle. The growth spurts are…

Creating a single nation

There has recently been a great deal of attention given to the Single National Curriculum (SNC) put in place by the PTI government. The purpose of the curriculum is to…