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Foqia Sadiq Khan
Foqia Sadiq Khan

  • April 12, 2022

    What is our capacity scorecard?

    By the time you read this article, Shehbaz Sharif is most likely to have been voted in as the prime minister of Pakistan. When columnists like...

  • March 25, 2022

    Productivity paradox

    One of the basic problems with Pakistan’s economy is that it produces less of the end products that can be sold in the world market and consumes...

  • March 03, 2022

    Growth and poverty

    What is the relationship of economic growth with poverty reduction? Answers to this question may not fall under the ambit of any conclusive...

  • February 20, 2022

    Politics of decentralisation

    A good thing about social science research is that one can have strong opinions about certain social realities and structures until new research...

  • January 31, 2022

    Change in politics

    Pakistan-origin academics based abroad have carefully studied the workings of the political parties here. However, work on the political parties and...

  • January 10, 2022

    The autonomy mirage

    Pakistan is into its 23rd IMF programme, and the IMF has still not learned about the ineffectiveness of its conditions. The latest IMF condition...

  • December 30, 2021

    Agenda for 2022

    We are closing on the current year and the new year is round the corner. It is worth pondering over what the agenda for 2022 for Pakistan should be....

  • December 13, 2021

    Vaccine apartheid

    China is all set to give one billion vaccine doses to African countries as part of its large-scale cooperation with the African continent. Given...

  • December 04, 2021

    Educational outcomes

    More than half of the urban population lives in slums in Pakistan, according to some estimates. Those living in slums are extremely marginalised and...

  • November 14, 2021

    Women’s work

    It is abundantly clear, if one analyses the serious issues that Pakistan is currently facing, that the problem of a lack of planning is present...