Rashid Amjad

IMF: critical choices

The government’s efforts should be concentrated on easing the constraints faced by exporters. Published Feb 27, 2020 07:21am

Need for course correction

It appears that the IMF has underestimated the impact of stabilisation on poverty. Published Nov 16, 2019 07:08am

A turning point

Pakistan must undertake far-reaching, decisive economic reforms beyond those envisaged under the IMF programme. Published Sep 08, 2019 07:04am

Performance and challenge

The targets and pace of economic reforms the government has set are formidable. Published Jun 01, 2019 08:04am

IMF endgame?

An agreement, based on realistic terms, should be struck soon. Published Feb 13, 2019 07:07am

A blessing in disguise?

Should we not welcome the fact that the government did not sign an IMF agreement on terms it felt were harsh? Updated Jan 12, 2019 09:33am

Negotiating with the IMF

Any stabilisation programme must be implemented at a bearable pace, not one that results in economic mayhem. Updated Oct 15, 2018 08:44am

Economic crisis management

The current state of economic affairs requires that some important decisions be taken. Published Jun 30, 2018 07:00am

Regaining stability

The budget has done little to address the macroeconomic imbalance. Published May 20, 2018 07:24am

Need for course correction

The perception of Pakistan’s economy is a damaging indictment of our current system. Updated Jan 15, 2018 08:40pm

Economy: boom or bust?

Facing an election year, will this government behave any differently from its predecessors? Updated May 08, 2017 10:33am

An undervalued economy

Why did Pakistan become an undervalued economy? Why the sudden interest in taking advantage of the situation? Published Feb 20, 2017 07:12am

Has the economy improved?

Unless the political dominance of an ‘elite’-vested class is blunted, real economic progress will be elusive. Published Nov 18, 2016 01:16am

Labour’s slow pace

Closer examination of the labour productivity trend is both revealing and worrying. Published Apr 19, 2016 01:53am

Time to say goodbye to IMF?

The disappointing results of our long partnership with the IMF make a strong case of moving away from it. Updated Nov 19, 2015 10:30am