Thursday May 26, 2022
I Hussain
I Hussain

  • May 09, 2022

    This time isn’t different

    The former combined opposition parties that backed Shehbaz Sharif as prime minister have been shaken by the size and age diversity of the crowds...

  • April 21, 2022

    Threading the needle

    In accordance with expectations but contrary to economic prudence, the incoming Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif announced a raft of relief measures...

  • March 21, 2022

    Governance and the PTI

    The finest moment for the embattled PTI government over the last four years has beenits handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.With a combination of good...

  • 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...