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Dr Muhammad Yaqub

  • May 03, 2015

    Pitfalls of budget-making

    The federal and provincial governments have begun to develop blueprints of their budgets for FY16. An examination of the vast deviation in the past...

  • April 25, 2015

    Remembering Imtiaz Alam Hanfi

    Mr Imtiaz Alam Hanfi, who served as governor State Bank of Pakistan from August, 1988 to June, 1993, with a one-year break necessitated by his...

  • April 18, 2015

    Political expediency vs economic necessity

    An average citizen must be totally confused about the state of the economy after hearing, on the one hand, the official/IMF pronouncements that...

  • April 12, 2015

    The history of autonomy

    At present, the State Bank of Pakistan is legally autonomous but operationally subservient to the Ministry of Finance. From the point of view of...

  • April 08, 2015

    The monetary and fiscal quagmire

    The Ministry of Finance, State Bank of Pakistan and IMF would like us to believe that fiscal consolidation has taken place, a prudent monetary...

  • April 01, 2015

    Honeymooning with the IMF

    There is high unemployment amidst a low rate of economic growth in Pakistan, plenty of poverty amidst pockets of prosperity, a poor state of the...

  • March 20, 2015

    Trampling people’s basic needs

    During the last four decades, every government that came to power pretended that it was there to serve the people of Pakistan. Every finance...

  • March 03, 2015

    Charter of economy

    The finance minister has been advocating that all the major political parties should sign a ‘charter of economy’ on the pattern of the charter...

  • February 21, 2015

    An aimless central bank

    In 1997, while proposing to the then government changes in the State Bank of Pakistan Act to strengthen SBP autonomy and define and legislate the...

  • February 17, 2015

    The genie of inflation

    The country has faced a high rate of inflation in the last ten years or so, which has affected the poor, lower and middle income classes whose...

  • May 03, 2015

    Pitfalls of budget-making

    The federal and provincial governments have begun to develop blueprints of their budgets for FY16. An examination of the vast deviation in the past...

  • April 25, 2015

    Remembering Imtiaz Alam Hanfi

    Mr Imtiaz Alam Hanfi, who served as governor State Bank of Pakistan from August, 1988 to June, 1993, with a one-year break necessitated by his...

  • April 18, 2015

    Political expediency vs economic necessity

    An average citizen must be totally confused about the state of the economy after hearing, on the one hand, the official/IMF pronouncements that...

  • April 12, 2015

    The history of autonomy

    At present, the State Bank of Pakistan is legally autonomous but operationally subservient to the Ministry of Finance. From the point of view of...

  • April 08, 2015

    The monetary and fiscal quagmire

    The Ministry of Finance, State Bank of Pakistan and IMF would like us to believe that fiscal consolidation has taken place, a prudent monetary...

  • April 01, 2015

    Honeymooning with the IMF

    There is high unemployment amidst a low rate of economic growth in Pakistan, plenty of poverty amidst pockets of prosperity, a poor state of the...

  • March 20, 2015

    Trampling people’s basic needs

    During the last four decades, every government that came to power pretended that it was there to serve the people of Pakistan. Every finance...

  • March 03, 2015

    Charter of economy

    The finance minister has been advocating that all the major political parties should sign a ‘charter of economy’ on the pattern of the charter...

  • February 21, 2015

    An aimless central bank

    In 1997, while proposing to the then government changes in the State Bank of Pakistan Act to strengthen SBP autonomy and define and legislate the...

  • February 17, 2015

    The genie of inflation

    The country has faced a high rate of inflation in the last ten years or so, which has affected the poor, lower and middle income classes whose...