Shahid Mehmood

The default option

The default option

Default is not as scary as it is made out to be.

Published 26 Nov, 2017 06:57am
Why the West grew rich

Why the West grew rich

The separation of religion from statecraft set the stage for European ascent.

Published 25 Oct, 2017 06:51am
Why don’t we pay taxes?

Why don’t we pay taxes?

It is crass anti-intellectualism to repeat this old, tired mantra.

Published 18 Sep, 2017 07:05am
Uncertainty after Panama

Uncertainty after Panama

In the short term, the continuity of policies regarding CPEC is essential for maintaining macroeconomic growth.

Updated 03 Aug, 2017 09:43am
Religion & economic growth

Religion & economic growth

Belief is central to understanding the riches of those who disseminate religious knowledge.

Published 18 Jul, 2017 02:00am
The Bitcoin frenzy

The Bitcoin frenzy

The rise of electronic currencies is relative to the decline of trust in conventional investments.

Published 26 Jun, 2017 03:38am
A premature victory lap

A premature victory lap

How seriously should we take Pakistan’s recent positive credit ratings?

Published 27 Mar, 2017 06:51am