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Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri
Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri

  • May 23, 2020

    Avoiding a national catastrophe

    Social distancing is a set of non-medical measures that can prevent the spread of a contagious disease. It works by ensuring that the physical...

  • April 25, 2020

    Food: security and safety

    The only explanation that one can come up with for 2.5 million – and counting – cases of Cocid-19 worldwide, and for the loss of more than...

  • April 04, 2020

    Corona and the rural economy

    The reported share of agriculture in Pakistan’s Gross Domestic Product is 18.5 percent which certainly does not look impressive.But then look at...

  • March 26, 2020

    Locking down with conditions

    The advent of Covid-19 has pushed the world to a precipice: the twin crises of public health and economy can easily lead to both unforeseen and...

  • March 16, 2020

    Dealing with Covid-19 in Pakistan

    The metaphor “black swan” was used in Roman literature to express impossibility as it was perceived that swans were always white.Black swans...

  • January 23, 2020

    Unpacking the flour crisis

    Do you remember the commodity price crisis of years 2006-08? Even though Pakistan had produced sufficient wheat to meet its domestic requirements...

  • January 08, 2020

    Economy 2020: best and worst cases

    Danish Nobel Laureate Niels Bohr once said: “Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future”. Well, he never said the same about...