The campaigns should focus on how the nation’s key economic challenges are to be addressed.
The production by foreign companies is not export-oriented and adds little or no value to the economy.
Power politics have divided the society, institutions, ruling political elites, and the people on a scale rarely witnessed before.
The new year should be dedicated to reinventing the social security programme to achieve sustainable development...
Export earnings and remittances are not enough to foot the consumption-led import bill, making economic growth unsustainable.
A growing number of opinion builders continue to stress the need for charters of economy and democracy.
The voices of the deprived have started gathering informal support from some segments of government.
There is scant evidence that inflation is defeated by hiking interest rates
The power centres are not immune from the influences of the country’s divisive politics
Pakistan's private sector needs to remember that economic growth and development are essentially about the welfare of the people.
China, Japan and India are reported to have started selling US Treasuries in recent weeks to help support their currencies.
There has been some official rethinking about shifting from geo-politics to geo-economics.
International assistance should focus on efforts to increase local participation of labour and investment for self-reliance
Dar’s optimism that ten months is a long time to stage a political comeback may have a touch of reality
It is exceedingly difficult to see a way forward to reduce inequality without raising workers’ ownership of capital
In the current volatile domestic and global currency markets, usual interventions to stabilise the exchange rate do not work.
Maybe his strong-arm tactics and persuasion skills will be more successful in the battle for taming inflation and the runaway...
Latest developments indicate that some Asian countries are looking fresh at opportunities for investment in Pakistan.
The success of policies depends on responding directly to the needs of ordinary people for a more secure existence, rather than...
While the finance minister’s aim to break out of the boom-and-bust cycle is laudable, the barriers appear insurmountable