Jawaid Bokhari

Growth outlook gets murkier

The domestic environment is not conducive for fresh investment and economic growth. Updated Jan 28, 2020 07:24am

Our self-inflicted wounds

While trade policies are being reoriented towards boosting industrialisation, a tight monetary policy ... Published Jan 20, 2020 07:06am

Winds of change

Parliamentary bills continue to mount as the government’s adversarial attitude towards the opposition is holding ... Published Dec 30, 2019 07:15am

Agricultural economy in distress

High input costs and low output prices result in a huge transfer of resources from rural to urban centres every year Published Dec 23, 2019 07:03am

Quest for development

Technocrats focus on ensuring stability even at a prohibitive cost to economic growth while denying elected ... Published Nov 18, 2019 07:01am

Receding capital formation

Gross fixed investment dropped to 13.8pc of GDP in 2018-19 from 15.1pc a year ago Published Nov 12, 2019 07:05am

Putting idle manpower to work

It is time to evolve a system through which every citizen puts his shoulder to the economic wheel to harness ... Published Nov 04, 2019 07:17am

Turning over a new leaf

The imperatives of growth must not be lost in pursuit of a fragile stability Published Oct 28, 2019 06:48am

Breaking the begging bowl

Even PTI legislators have started publicly criticising economic policies that are hurting ordinary citizens. Updated Oct 15, 2019 08:07am

Debts trigger privatisation

90pc of the proceeds are to be spent on loan retirement and 10pc on poverty alleviation Published Sep 30, 2019 06:54am

Together we can

The strategy for socio-economic development should be a blend of ‘bottom-up’ and ‘top-down’ approach Published Sep 23, 2019 07:16am

Some good news at last

A Reuters’ survey indicates that most central banks have cut interest rates to shore up their economies in the wake ... Published Sep 09, 2019 06:46am