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Textbook neoliberalism

In textbook economics the movements of financial markets are supposed to reflect underlying conditions in the real economy where goods and services are produced, workers are hired and paid, and…

Free-market capitalism is on trial

There is a growing awareness in the rich world that most of the benefits of technology and globalization flow to people who own investible capital and to the well-educated, while…

A glass half full?

This seems to be the season of harvesting hopes. One after another, like manna from heaven - the food that God miraculously provided to the lost tribes wandering in the…

Digital economy, the next winner

Pakistan is fast running short of dollars. One sure way of earning these is to boost exports, which in the case of Pakistan have remained sluggish over the last at…

Embracing lawtech

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is going to impact the legal sector. A rapid advance in artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the mode and structure of legal services. International lawyers and…

The Corridor

The Corridor

The global economic, political and social dynamics - after around 70 years - have come full circle. In the 1950s, it was the United States of America that stood high…

Need For Financial Reporting Council

Need for financial reporting council

There is dire need to establish Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in Pakistan as an autonomous regulator to promote corporate governance and reporting to safeguard the interest of all stakeholders. The…