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Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb
Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb

  • June 19, 2022

    Corrective Budget 2023

    The Setting: The idea of writing this piece is to debate the possibilities of strengthening Pakistan’s budgeting process. This debate helps us...

  • May 31, 2022

    Clear and present threat

    It is time for a brisk, upright and orthodox approach to some of Pakistan’s immediate but huge challenges. Low reserves of the State Bank of...

  • May 17, 2022

    Turbulent times

    Pakistan has been in a number of balance of payments crises since its independence. However, the current balance of payments challenge is different...

  • May 03, 2022

    Economic politicking

    Overcoming the current external solvency challenge is reminiscent of how things were in 2018 in Pakistan. The need to tap friendly countries to...

  • April 19, 2022

    Taking on the economy

    Government is a very demanding business, much more difficult than commentators and critics recognize. It’s a multifaceted process that requires...

  • April 04, 2022

    The economy challenge

    The writer is former adviser,Ministry of Finance.We live in uncertain times. The last two years have been tumultuous for citizens globally. A...

  • March 22, 2022

    Taking the technology route

    In several billion years of human history, the last few centuries have been dramatic in terms of technological development. The divide between...

  • March 08, 2022

    Managing Pakistan’s inflation

    Globally, the spectre of inflation is back after a relatively benign period. The debate on how best to manage inflationary pressures remains...

  • February 22, 2022

    Mind matters

    Each one of us is born with certain endowments which form our life’s ‘portfolio of assets’. Like a smart financial manager who works to...

  • February 08, 2022

    Tough decisions

    Governments all over the world routinely make the following announcements to prepare citizens for difficult days: “We are taking tough decisions;...