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Tuesday November 30, 2021
I Hussain
I Hussain

  • October 01, 2021

    Fragile economic recovery

    The writer is a group director at the Jang Group.Make too many promises and sooner rather than later a government will find that all can’t be...

  • June 30, 2021

    The case for taxing land

    Budget 2021-22 looks good on paper in so far as it avoids the usual compulsions of belt tightening to meet IMF conditionalities and so can claim...

  • April 29, 2021

    Economic constraints and scenarios

    There are some important policy issues that need immediate attention but do not get the priority they deserve in policy discussions about the future...

  • November 03, 2020

    Monopolies and markets

    One frequently reads or hears about the need for the structural transformation of the economy by means of which the institutions or people...

  • July 30, 2020

    Reopening schools: it’s complicated

    The writer is a group director at the Jang Group.Reopening primary and secondary schools will lead to a rise in community spread of Covid-19. This...

  • June 09, 2020

    Masking realities

    One must shake one’s head in exasperation at the ad-hoc way decisions are made in Pakistan in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic.By waiting two...

  • April 16, 2020

    The long road ahead

    What happens after the lockdown ends is not clear since there is no overarching plan to indicate the steps the government proposes to combat...

  • March 19, 2020

    Economic revival: trouble ahead

    There are signs that the economy is on the mend after the lows it had sunk to last year in the aftermath of the austerity measures implemented over...

  • November 10, 2019

    Collecting more taxes

    It was the renowned American Supreme Court judge Oliver Wendell Holmes who wrote more than a century back that ‘taxes are the price we pay for a...

  • June 02, 2019

    Stabilising the economy

    Some recent economic news gives hope that the economy is less fragile than many people assumed. One useful indicator of a revival of confidence by...