Faisal Bari

Poverty of thought

Poverty of thought

The next few years for Pakistan won’t be easy. Updated 03 Feb, 2023 09:00am
Cost of pollution?

Cost of pollution?

Environmental pollution reduces life expectancy and also the IQ of our children. Updated 20 Jan, 2023 09:04am
Up the creek?

Up the creek?

What is new is that even fairly well-settled business families have been moving assets out of Pakistan. Updated 06 Jan, 2023 09:30am
No one to guide them

No one to guide them

It is important for students to study subjects that match their interest and aptitude. Updated 23 Dec, 2022 08:51am
Need for partnerships

Need for partnerships

The state can leverage the expertise of non-profits to provide services to children with disabilities. Published 09 Dec, 2022 08:09am
Mothers: the decisive factor

Mothers: the decisive factor

Parental support for children with disabilities can mean the difference between life and death. Published 25 Nov, 2022 08:04am
Difference and obligations

Difference and obligations

Where children with disabilities are concerned, we are failing in our responsibilities. Published 11 Nov, 2022 07:28am
Realism or pessimism?

Realism or pessimism?

Revising educational targets may be ‘realistic’, but it will hit children from poorer households the most. Updated 30 Sep, 2022 10:04am
On different trajectories

On different trajectories

Countries like Brazil offer valuable lessons on how to reform an education system. Updated 16 Sep, 2022 09:06am
Future at risk?

Future at risk?

The losses sustained during school closures and disruption are not recouped easily. Updated 02 Sep, 2022 08:52am
Choice of exam system

Choice of exam system

We have to decide which curriculum or examination system is the most appropriate and feasible. Published 19 Aug, 2022 08:07am
NO PROSPECTS WITHOUT HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

NO PROSPECTS WITHOUT HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Will the economy grow in the absence of adequate allocations for health and education? Should we allow the ruling elite to indulge Published 14 Aug, 2022 07:12am
NON-FICTION: THE CLINICAL ECONOMIST

NON-FICTION: THE CLINICAL ECONOMIST

A book of essays inspired by Dr Ishrat Husain’s contributions provides good overviews of Pakistan’s economic situation Published 07 Aug, 2022 12:26pm
Life is a struggle

Life is a struggle

Maintaining price stability is especially crucial when the state does not offer any safety net. Updated 05 Aug, 2022 08:40am
Education: why such neglect?

Education: why such neglect?

There are major issues in education that require the government’s urgent attention. Published 22 Jul, 2022 07:34am
A matter of months?

A matter of months?

Trade and budget deficits, symptoms of a deeper malaise at the structural level, cannot be wished away with changes in oil prices. Updated 08 Jul, 2022 09:03am
Breaking down the walls

Breaking down the walls

The state needs to do a lot more and a lot better for hearing impaired children. Published 10 Jun, 2022 08:34am