Friday June 09, 2023
Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri
Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri

  • June 08, 2023

    Budget 2023-24: Little room for populist relief

    The federal budget document serves as an estimate of income and expenses for the upcoming fiscal year, with fiscal deficit arising when expenses...

  • June 05, 2023

    News Analysis: Barter trade useful tool but not magic solution

    John Connally, who ran the US Treasury under President Richard Nixon five decades ago, once opined to his international counterparts that “the...

  • May 21, 2023

    Anatomy of a protest

    No sane person can condone the violence and arson attacks that rocked Pakistan in reaction to former prime minister Imran Khan’s arrest on May 9,...

  • May 04, 2023

    Talking like grown-ups

    The ongoing talks between the PDM-coalition government and the PTI have survived the avoidable raid on Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi’s residence in...

  • March 26, 2023

    How a bank was born

    Pakistan has been passing through difficult times in its recent history. The polycrisis originating from political and economic uncertainties has...

  • March 18, 2023

    Food insecurity in Pakistan

    The World Food Programme , run under the auspices of the United Nations, has recently designated hunger as the new normal. Its recently published...

  • March 02, 2023

    Resolving the debt question

    With considerable delay and visible reluctance , Pakistan has taken most of the steps that could bring it closer to successfully completing a...

  • February 04, 2023

    Lender of everyone’s resort

    Sri Lanka defaulted on its sovereign debts in April 2022. In July 2022, the International Monetary Fund warned that 53 more low-and-middle-income...

  • January 08, 2023

    A world in recession

    The year 2022 was a tough year for the global economy, including Pakistan. The Ukraine war and the resultant decade-high food and energy inflation,...

  • December 28, 2022

    The state of the economy in 2022

    If Covid-19 in 2020 was a nightmare, then we have been continuously transitioning from one nightmare to another. Generous fiscal stimulus in the...