There were 65m more men than women in the 2020 world population figure of 7.8bn.
Depositors are getting lower returns from Islamic banks compared to conventional ones.
It is imperative to invest more in human capital to promote growth and development in Pakistan.
What kind of policy actions are needed to reduce our dependency on the Fund?
What is alarming is the behaviour of long-term change in the share of industry.
Why aren’t we trying to catch up with our former masters more quickly?
Somehow our exporters haven’t captured international markets in a meaningful way.
The present inflation should be analysed in the context of historical perspective.
We need policies that can reduce poverty in the short, medium and long term.
What is the true nature of SBP’s independence?
International best practices do not require finance ministers to govern statistical agencies.
The actual speed of Islamising the banking sector will depend on how soon or otherwise we overcome the inherent difficulties.
It is bad policies which act as a curse and constrain the realisation of benefits from resources.
Pakistan’s per capita use of steel is only 35kg as compared to the world average of 233kg...
We are afflicted by our elites’ madness, driven as it is by high and borrowed consumption.
It is hardly surprising that our country is at the bottom quarter of countries in terms of health indicators.
The political crisis is preventing the economy from healing through normal doses of price increase.
Pakistan produces nuclear power for peaceful purposes along with 31 other nations.
We can learn much about our culture simply by identifying the items in our new consumer baskets...
We seldom think of a tandoor as an enterprise where naans are baked.