Friday March 31, 2023
Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb
Dr Khaqan Hassan Najeeb

  • January 29, 2023

    Austerity: truly misunderstood

    Certain policy areas are less well understood. Austerity is one of them. Austerity comes from the Latin word ‘austerus’, meaning harshness....

  • December 25, 2022

    This is a ticking clock

    The need for being absolutely accurate in our strategy for solving the immediate economic fragility has never been greater. Pakistan is teetering on...

  • December 11, 2022

    Staying alive

    It is hard to envisage a worthwhile developmental effort without a country developing its own strategies, executing them, taking wrong turns and...

  • October 09, 2022

    The liquidity crunch

    The last few months have seen a disorderly movement in key markets. High fluctuations of the rupee against all major currencies, abnormal increase...

  • September 11, 2022

    Beyond the charter of economy

    The Charter of Economy is perceived as a minimum agenda to be agreed to by political parties, despite different ideologies. The thought process is...

  • August 14, 2022

    Lifting the economy’s speed limits

    ­Independence Day should be a day of reflection — a conscious endeavour helping us unpack the past and spawn new ideas for the future. For...

  • 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...