Dr. Pervez Tahir is a senior economist, writer and speaker.
Hasilpur adds to many other cases that demonstrate that development happens when people are facilitated to take charge of their own lives
Are there any solutions available to improve access to housing in rural areas?
The proposed measures include withdrawal of exemptions in sales tax and income tax; and reduced concessionary tax rates, besides growth in nominal GDP
The dominant features of the budgetary culture stand exposed in the wake of emergencies and disasters
Online education presents serious challenges in assessment
Despite some economic achievements in 2019, the government still faces challenges of inflation and unemployment
Taxes have to be collected but what if the collecting organisation is inefficient, outdated and corrupt?
Given the history of previous IMF programmes in Pakistan, one can only hope this one makes the required difference
While the government’s stop-go policies and U-turns have shattered the private sector confidence, an activist NAB has given birth to bureaucratic...
Inconsistent decision-making, bureaucratic inertia, negative growth of large-scale manufacturing in the July-November period and state borrowing...