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Saving higher education: Part – II

Why would a Pakistani settled in the US for as long as an academic and scholar come back to his country to lead its Higher Education Commission? Such people have…

Myth and reality

The oil sector in Pakistan is benefiting from the increase in consumption of petroleum products that is being driven by economic growth. The petroleum companies can grow at a healthy…

Hot money and high interest rates: trade-offs?

Since the beginning of March’20, Pakistan’s economy witnessed three economic disturbances and one expected policy revision: a) net outflow of US$ 1.3 billion from treasury bills (dubbed as ‘hot money’)…

Debt, deficits, and welfare during the pandemic

The global pandemic has pushed the world, especially the developing countries, in a very uncertain territory with regard to economic recovery, which in most parts depends on finding an appropriately…

Private sector investment

Pakistan is amongst the nations with the lowest investment and saving rates in the world. This has obstructed progress towards a sustainable economic growth. According to data from the Economic…