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Universities’ Challenge

Universities’ challenge

THE Punjab government is worried about higher education in the province. But why ask for a ‘Higher Education Commission’, parallel to the ‘Higher Education Department’ instead of initiating reforms? The…

Real time access to info and data base

The nature of documentation of Pakistan’s economic environment can be classified into three broad segments as under: 1. Transactions undertaken by the documented sector which are also reflected in ‘tax…

One way forward

Today, again and again, we are hearing questions being asked about how Pakistan can possibly overcome its current crisis in so many different spheres. Of course, there are no easy…

RICU felicitates successful candidates of SSC exams

Riphah International College and University has felicitated successful students of secondary school certificate held under both Federal Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education and Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education…

Dreams of disruption

Some people like superhero movies while others prefer horror movies. My favourite category of movies (and TV series) are tales of founders of companies that built the world we live…

Growth rate: PBS under the spotlight

The provisional estimates for 2022-23 of the GDP by sector and by expenditure have been released recently by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). According to these estimates, the GDP…

The age of GVCs

Pakistan stands at a crucial crossroads in its economic journey, seeking to transform into a globally competitive player. In this regard, international trade and firm productivity have emerged as key…

Income inequality: export-led growth only solution

Pakistan is currently in difficult circumstances, grappling with deindustrialization and widespread unemployment. The country’s inflation rate at 36.4% has forced millions of families into subsistence conditions. Shockingly, 22% of the…