Half-baked economic beliefs continue to pervade the discourse.
Inept economic management could amplify US pressure.
Economic policy has been misguided and damaging since 2013.
It’s a sad reflection on us when we lionise corrupt leaders.
Debate regarding the rupee is ignoring two 800-pound gorillas in the room.
Finally, Pakistan has a tryst with rule of law.
Is a caring, responsive state too distant a dream?
Inequality has broader dimensions beyond wealth or income.
Some bold thinking is required on the economic policy front
The Survey will give an indication whether the govt has been successful in shifting the economy into a higher gear.
Budget-making in Pakistan lacks transparency, accountability and participation.
Changing policymakers’ mindset is part of the challenge.
A structured and formal process is needed to ‘negotiate’ reforms within the polity.
Two key concerns have been allayed by greater disclosure.
An obsession with the economy is undermining democracy.
Economic growth is not a sufficient condition for development.
Two completely different narratives on the economy are in the field.
PIA and CAA have a lot to answer for in the crash of PK-661.
The year 2017 is likely to be another turbulent one.
The economy is in its weakest post-stabilisation ‘recovery’ in recent times.