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Khurram Husain

Uprooting GDP

Is it possible to measure the economic health of a country simply on the basis of one number? Published Jan 22, 2017 07:31am

In the twilight of globalisation

The process that began almost 25 years ago challenged every country. Some adapted but others, like Pakistan, missed Published Jan 19, 2017 03:30am

Country of sheep

We are turning crooks into heroes on our TV screens, while the courageous and articulate amongst us are violently weeded Published Jan 12, 2017 02:40am

Birth of another dependency

We seem to be substituting CSF inflows with commercial borrowings from China as a stopgap measure to plug our current Updated Jan 05, 2017 12:43pm

2016: The year of the CPEC

China and Pakistan began to discover the reality of embracing each other more tightly in 2016. Updated Jan 02, 2017 10:32am

What’s up at the regulators?

There is still a long way to go before we get to ‘regulatory capture’, but there are good reasons to be vigilant. Published Dec 29, 2016 01:31am

The five-thousand-rupee question

In the case of the Rs5,000 note, simply easing it out of circulation is relatively straightforward. Updated Dec 22, 2016 09:50am

CPEC cost build-up

To properly afford the CPEC projects, the country will need to lift its exports, boost its productivity. Updated Dec 15, 2016 12:06pm

Holding businessmen accountable

Will Regent Plaza simply be painted over, equipped with new furniture, and throw its doors open again as if nothing Updated Dec 08, 2016 02:35pm

The giddy brigade

What exactly does ‘joining CPEC’ mean? Use of the port? Use of the roads to drive cargo to the port? Updated Dec 01, 2016 02:20pm

Falling business confidence

A growing number of business leaders are beginning to say that the government is unresponsive to the concerns of Published Nov 24, 2016 01:40am

Has CPEC now kicked off?

The convoy of trucks to Gwadar had a security escort involving more than a hundred personnel, and as many vehicles Updated Dec 20, 2016 08:34am

Trump vs Bush

There are some crucial differences between Bush and Trump which make the latter far more dangerous. Published Nov 09, 2016 11:30pm

Analysis: stocks defy gloomy mood

A PALL of uncertainty may hang over the country from the violent political storms that have just passed, but the... Updated Nov 05, 2016 11:39am