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It’s not the economy, stupid, it’s religion!

Even Erdogan’s staunchest supporters would have shorted the lira as he won the Turkish runoff presidential election on Sunday and vowed to further entrench his decade long economic novelties that…

The slow poisoning of economy?

Some of the budget proposals circulating in the media — especially those recommended by the reforms and revenue mobilization commission (RRMC) –have been termed anti-documentation and anti-corporatization by analysts and…

American economy

In the spring of 2020, with the onset of a global pandemic, the US economy suffered a severe shock along with the economies of much of the industrial West. The…

Politics over economy

“As I have been arguing for a long time now, there is a real need not simply for a political economy of wealth but also for a political economy of…

The economy of space

Owing to phenomenal advancements in communication technology and artificial intelligence (AI), space has become yet another frontier of human exploration. While the growing weaponization of space has become an issue…

Economy: myths and failures (Part – II)

This is the second of this two-part series on the mistaken policies and false beliefs that have plagued our national economy and have been responsible for reducing us to periodical…

Economy: myths and failures (Part – I)

This piece, the first of two parts, is not about the current economic crisis the country faces. Opinions about that are legion and are being expressed everywhere. And as is…

Crashing economy?

As Finance Minister Ishaq Dar promised last Friday to defy the odds and create hope for Pakistan’s future, the writing on the wall pointed to the contrary. With Pakistan’s politics…