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Kabul’s economic challenges

Perhaps out of pique or anger for what has seemed as an ignominious defeat suffered at the hands of the ramshackle Taliban, the US has frozen the nearly $9.5 billion…

An economic mishap in the making

Pakistan’s estimated population, according to the National Institute of Population Studies (NIPS), is 215.25 million with officially estimated growth rate of 1.80 percent (2020) and density of 270 per Km2.…

The economic scorecard

The present government has completed three years in power. This is good enough time to pass judgement whether it has done well or if it has failed to meet the…

Economic growth?

The claim of nearly four percent economic growth may have created a ripple of excitement among government circles but it does not seem to have brought any significant change in…

Economic optimism

More than 20 percent of workers now report that they are working from home at least part-time as a result of the pandemic. While many of these workers may end…

Modern economic diplomacy

The global economic order is shifting, driven principally by the rise of emerging powers, changing structure of power and parameters of international system, distinctive diplomatic approaches and increasing involvement of…

July-January FY2018: Economic round-up

We are seven months into the fiscal year and the shape of how the fiscal year would fare is becoming increasingly clear. We present a brief account of the economic…