Faisal Bari

Reopening schools

Reopening schools

Children need to learn in a physical environment. How can we keep them safe?

Published 24 Jul, 2020 07:36am
Prices and markets

Prices and markets

Are there limits to how much the price should move when there is a demand or supply shock?

Published 26 Jun, 2020 07:29am
Epistemic myopia

Epistemic myopia

Why do people, even today, think that the threat of Covid-19 is exaggerated?

Published 12 Jun, 2020 07:19am
Reopening universities

Reopening universities

There is a lot of debate about how universities should reopen under the pandemic.

Published 29 May, 2020 06:32am
Relief & rehabilitation

Relief & rehabilitation

How do we make policies — and we will need innovative policies — to address vulnerability?

Published 15 May, 2020 06:40am
The uneven playing field

The uneven playing field

If online classes are to allow students to learn, households need to develop SOPs.

Published 01 May, 2020 04:59am
The experience so far

The experience so far

Our online teaching practices vary with the needs of each course.

Published 17 Apr, 2020 06:07am
Online learning

Online learning

Access is, in fact, the most straightforward of issues to address right now.

Published 03 Apr, 2020 06:52am
Education: looking forward

Education: looking forward

The HEC and most universities are already looking at online teaching as an alternative.

Published 20 Mar, 2020 07:15am
NON-FICTION: UNEQUAL LIVES

NON-FICTION: UNEQUAL LIVES

A new book argues that well-designed and implemented public policies can indeed have significant impacts in reducing

Published 15 Mar, 2020 08:40am
Challenging interests

Challenging interests

All these recent movements ask for rights that are enshrined in the basic document of the country.

Updated 06 Mar, 2020 08:25am
Something’s got to give

Something’s got to give

So, it seems, satisfaction with macro-level indicators can coexist with micro-level misery.

Published 21 Feb, 2020 07:06am
The future of funding

The future of funding

Even before the cuts, the approved funds were less than what the HEC had asked for

Published 07 Feb, 2020 07:06am
Engagement is key

Engagement is key

If there are no opportunities for the youth of today, how can they become the leaders of tomorrow?

Published 24 Jan, 2020 07:40am
Taxes and then some

Taxes and then some

The FBR tax shortfall is not good news; it means that further adjustments might be made.

Published 10 Jan, 2020 06:58am
Burden of adjustment

Burden of adjustment

The government will have to pursue policies that limit the impact of structural adjustments.

Published 27 Dec, 2019 07:08am
Higher education funding cuts

Higher education funding cuts

Students dropping out of university today are not likely to return to their education tomorrow.

Updated 13 Dec, 2019 09:20am
Confusions galore

Confusions galore

Governments have been unable to deliver a coherent policy to prioritise education under austerity.

Published 29 Nov, 2019 07:05am