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Beyond Macroeconomic Indicators

Beyond macroeconomic indicators

Economists, policy practitioners, politicians and international agencies in Pakistan are obsessed with macroeconomic indicators as a way to measure and achieve national progress. They keep on writing and challenging each…

Macroeconomics Causality In Pakistan

Macroeconomics causality in Pakistan

Pakistan's wizards keep on toting figures in macroeconomic terms that have no meaning for the a) general public and b) for the economy as such. The common man is not…

A Thrust Towards Macroeconomic Stabilisation?

A thrust towards macroeconomic stabilisation?

The budget for 2013-14 disappointed general public expectations with the newly installed PML (N) government - expectation that were focused on relief after a five year steady erosion of the…

Macroeconomic Impasse

Macroeconomic impasse

Macroeconomic management in Pakistan has always been put on a high pedestal and has often been treated as synonymous with good governance. This mistaken prioritisation of objectives has been a…

Macroeconomic Stability And Public Debt

Macroeconomic stability and public debt

An appraisal of the government’s strategy to achieve macroeconomic stability by leaning on the International Monetary Fund (IMF), for credit inflow reflected in its new bid, for which a formal…

Macroeconomic Stability

Macroeconomic stability

Universally accepted norms of achieving a balanced and sustainable economic growth of a country are its GDP growth rate, level of private and government consumption, private and public sector investments,…

The Irrelevance Of Macroeconomics

The irrelevance of macroeconomics

I have been talking about the irrelevance of the western models of economics and finally Pakistan has been made to understand that the western economic system has missing links that…

The Irrelevance Of Macroeconomics

The irrelevance of macroeconomics

I have been talking about the irrelevance of the western models of economics and finally Pakistan has been made to understand that the western economic system has missing links that…