Saturday September 25, 2021
Foqia Sadiq Khan
Foqia Sadiq Khan

  • September 19, 2021

    Local government capacity

    Ideally, real good social science research offers a good combination of theory and empirical evidence. Theory needs to guide the empirical part of...

  • September 03, 2021

    Profiting off war

    Newspaper commentary is full of coverage of how the US and its Nato allies have lost the Afghan war. There is very little mention of how the...

  • August 21, 2021

    Unstable equilibrium

    How do opposing social and political forces deal with each other and learn to coexist despite their conflictual positions? We explore this question...

  • August 03, 2021

    Rethinking agriculture

    The poverty of social science in Pakistan is reflected in the fact that there have been few attempts to rethink the political economy of agriculture...

  • July 09, 2021

    Prioritizing environmental protection

    In our obsession with political news, we often forget the more pressing issues that confront the quality of life in Pakistan.Climate change, air...

  • June 17, 2021

    Improving the railways

    It has been a few days since 65 innocent citizens of this country lost their lives to a senseless train accident in Ghotki. The collective amnesia...

  • May 31, 2021

    Inequality and growth

    Inequality is an impediment in national development. There is a need for inclusive growth that is pro-poor and the goals of growth and reduction in...

  • May 13, 2021

    Human development

    There is now a well-established critique that GDP alone does not capture human welfare quite well on its own. There is a need for a broader canvas...

  • April 26, 2021

    Vaccination record

    Pakistan’s vaccination record is terrible compared to other countries in the South Asian region on a per capita basis. It is hard to know how the...