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Crafting Economic And Social Transformation

Crafting economic and social transformation

The manifestoes of the political parties - all political parties have listed most of the transformations that they will bring about if they came to power. Most of the political…

Aspects Of World Economics

Aspects of world economics

What is the best way for an economic system to run? No clear cut answer has been found until now. The usual categorisation of economic systems into “capitalist”, “socialist” or…

Anatomy of a protest

No sane person can condone the violence and arson attacks that rocked Pakistan in reaction to former prime minister Imran Khan’s arrest on May 9, 2023. These acts of vandalism…

The age of geo-economics

Pakistan’s economy needs to grow at an annual average rate of at least 10 per cent of the GDP over the next 10 to 15 years to be able to…

Business growth versus regulations

The businesses in Pakistan are strongly influenced and controlled by Statutory Regulatory Orders (SROs). A favorable SRO can usher in a period of windfall profits. Not only does this volatility…

Power sector decline

Among the critical issues that are being carried forward, unresolved, to 2021, by the government of the day, is the power sector. Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has described the…

Science of cities

One has always been in favour of good qualitative research as it captures the depth of social realities better. However, quantitative research if done well could also be very useful…

Fighting harassment

THE theme of Tehreek-i-Niswan’s fourth Peace Table held a fortnight ago was sexual harassment. This was very timely. #MeToo has made a controversial debut in the country with no consensus…

Drowning In Water Apathy

Drowning in water apathy

History shows that apathy is the final frontier before anarchy sets in. Pakistan is hurtling towards anarchy on many fronts, which is directly affecting our social, political and economic well-being.…

Value System

Value system

In a world where the quality of life is increasingly measured in material terms, there is risk that the essential value system of Islam is ignored, eroded, or even threatened…