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Dr Akmal Hussain
Dr Akmal Hussain

  • March 14, 2019

    As the storm abates

    During the parliament session on February 28, Prime Minister Imran Khan calmly announced near the end of his speech that the previous night he had...

  • February 27, 2019

    At the edge of the precipice

    So, the die is cast for another confrontation between two nuclear-armed neighbours. The way it unfolds could determine whether the peoples of this...

  • October 27, 2018

    IMF instead of development?

    Pakistan once again is on the verge of adopting an IMF programme. This decision is being taken by a government that had sought electoral support on...

  • October 09, 2018

    Economic development and the university

    Development research over the last three decades has established two propositions that have major implications for redefining the role of a...

  • September 19, 2018

    Natural disaster, social catastrophe

    Pakistan’s economy is vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change. Pakistan, in 2016, stood at the fifth highest in the list of countries...

  • September 08, 2018

    Towards a human economy

    We can redefine underdevelopment as a condition that constrains the full potential of society from being actualised. This occurs when there is a...

  • May 24, 2018

    Triggering transformation

    In our previous article in these pages, ‘Development as transformation’ , we had outlined the conceptual framework for the idea of development...