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Economic growth amid political instability

Political instability is a serious impediment to economic progress. Not only does it shorten policymakers’ horizons leading to suboptimal short term macroeconomic policies, but it is also the cause of…

Rising economic difficulties

At present Pakistan is facing grim crises. Regardless of the Supreme Court’s decision, the real question is whether our economic difficulties will get resolved. On the economic front, the grim…

Our geo-economic dream

Geo-economics is the new buzzword these days, thrown around rather loosely without quantifying its benefits, especially in a country like Pakistan which relies on a heavy diet of geopolitics and…

A self-sufficient economic model

It is time to strike a strategic balance between public and economic health for the maximum economic good of masses at large, especially the have-nots. As such, while extreme physical austerity needs to be…

Covid-19: economic & tax reliefs

Pakistan is facing the brunt of Coronavirus outbreak as the country is in a partial lock down. This has had a negative impact on businesses. Initial estimates show that the…