Fatima S Attarwala

Trading tensions

‘If the government had continued to pressurise traders, I think we would have broken rank. Published Nov 04, 2019 07:17am

Reality versus perception

Conventional wisdom at times flies in the face of reality as shown by the experiments conducted by the Nobel ... Published Oct 21, 2019 07:08am

The wealth of the wealthiest

We live in a country where the true wealth of the richest is buried too deep to be listed on billionaires’ lists. Updated Oct 14, 2019 07:59am

Where are the economists?

Eleven economists. Most with the venerated title of ‘doctor’ preceding them. That is how many were contacted for... Published Sep 23, 2019 07:04am

Dividends of trade war

‘US importers have lost confidence in China, which benefited Vietnam, Cambodia and Bangladesh in a big way,’... Published Sep 16, 2019 06:56am

The hyperbole of Pak-US trade

Any increase in exports will remain marginal until firms move out of their comfort zones and improve their operations. Updated Jul 29, 2019 10:12am

Household survey

What is an average middle-income family spending on? To answer this question, a survey ran on Dawn.com that was... Published Jun 17, 2019 07:22am

Political capital needed

‘Reforms that the IMF suggested should be taken by Pakistan’s political elite without the IMF’s conditionality,’ ... Published May 20, 2019 07:11am

No walls on our borders

While countries have advanced systems to detect food items entering their borders, in Pakistan there is no checking Published Apr 22, 2019 06:57am

The Brexit impact

Other than a faint silver lining for rice, Pakistan and the UK’s export profiles are diametrically different. Updated Apr 01, 2019 11:52am