Uzair M. Younus

Folly of narratives

Folly of narratives

A circus has better decision-making processes and Pakistan’s government can and must do better. Updated 07 Apr, 2021 09:00am
Unique opportunity

Unique opportunity

Brand Pakistan is only as good as Product Pakistan. Published 24 Mar, 2021 07:00am
Trade obstacles

Trade obstacles

Increased trade flows can foster economic development on an east-west axis. Updated 01 Feb, 2021 08:30am
Innovation gap

Innovation gap

The government must catalyse innovative ideas. Published 04 Dec, 2020 07:34am
Absent innovation

Absent innovation

It is vital to expose students to modern technologies. Published 15 Sep, 2020 07:21am
Decline in deficit

Decline in deficit

The underlying issue with the economy remains in place. Updated 02 Sep, 2020 09:55am
Food costs

Food costs

The government must go beyond announcing special packages. Published 20 Aug, 2020 06:58am
Sheesha smoking

Sheesha smoking

The ban must be replaced by a common-sense policy. Published 17 Jan, 2020 06:55am
When the elite fight

When the elite fight

The desire to gain or maintain control leads them to view policy from a narrow perspective. Published 26 Oct, 2019 07:05am
Too early to celebrate

Too early to celebrate

One can see all sorts of creative ways being deployed to make the numbers look good. Published 17 Oct, 2019 07:02am
Sensible road map

Sensible road map

Servicing the economy through bailouts and donations cannot succeed. Published 17 Oct, 2018 07:30am
Looking ahead

Looking ahead

Few realise that the real struggle begins after the elections. Published 21 Jun, 2018 06:51am
Courts & economy

Courts & economy

An activist streak has caused much political instability. Published 15 Apr, 2018 06:28am
East-west corridor

East-west corridor

Trade flows rest on greater interaction. Published 11 Mar, 2018 07:00am
Deindustrialisation

Deindustrialisation

Pakistan’s youth needs necessary skills. Published 11 Feb, 2018 06:37am
Transit trade

Transit trade

Politics should not obstruct regional trade. Published 14 Nov, 2017 07:19am
Brewing storm

Brewing storm

Dark clouds are gathering on the economic horizon. Published 30 Oct, 2017 07:00am
A red flag

A red flag

Chinese interests in CPEC are not benign. Published 29 Jun, 2017 07:03am
The more things change…

The more things change…

Two IMF statements show that very little has changed in almost 10 years. Published 22 May, 2017 06:24am
Fourth industrial revolution

Fourth industrial revolution

A report suggests that two-thirds of all jobs in the developing world are at risk of being lost through automation. Published 09 May, 2017 01:51am