Jawaid Bokhari

Product pricing: back to basics

In these days of lockdown, it would be interesting to look into the justification of two leading car assemblers raising prices of their vehicles despite plant closure...

Published May 27, 2020 06:34am

Economy at a crossroads

The pandemic is acting as a catalyst for a virtuous change, raising some hope in an otherwise dismal environment

Published Apr 27, 2020 06:57am

Breathing space for economy

Will an empowered wing of the Ministry of Finance succeed where fiscal responsibility and debt limitation law have...

Published Apr 13, 2020 06:02am
Jobs with ‘living wages’

Jobs with ‘living wages’

Labour is grossly underutilised in an era where human skills play a primary role in high-tech-driven, sophisticated ...

Published Mar 09, 2020 07:08am

Technocracy on a slippery slope

With fiscal risks still haunting the country’s economic team after 18 months of strenuous efforts...

Published Mar 02, 2020 06:49am

Sway of the national consensus

Not a single leading independent economist in the country has supported the front-loaded IMF stabilisation agenda

Published Feb 24, 2020 07:02am
Growth outlook gets murkier

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