The economy is in its weakest post-stabilisation ‘recovery’ in recent times.
The global economy as well as Pakistan face an uncertain period.
Stronger institutions are necessary for development.
The global economic system needs reform.
A loss of welfare and prosperity confronts hapless populations around the globe.
Pakistan’s export sector is shrinking from a low base.
Putting Pakistan Right is a book that is somewhat restrained due to its format, yet contains ample content worth
A misplaced policy framework is leading to external vulnerability.
Pakistan’s vision and appetite for reform is too limited
One departed with respect, the other arrived on the wings of self-entitlement.
The integrity and quality of official statistics needs to be unquestioned.
Revenue generation through predatory taxation appears to be the sole vision.
An honest assessment of economic performance will serve the nation well.
Pakistan is an onshore tax-free paradise for millions.
Democracy is being undermined globally by corruption.
Democracy and development are being undermined by global tax shelters.
The distinction between public and private external debt is largely irrelevant.
Stronger policy action will be required to nurture an incipient economic recovery.
The failure of the public sector underscores the long-term collapse of governance.
A review of the government’s economic performance reveals a mixed bag.