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Tuesday October 04, 2022
I Hussain
I Hussain

  • October 02, 2022

    Dar’s return: hope vs experience

    The stock market and the dollar rising in unison after the announcement that Ishaq Dar was to take over as finance minister was quite surprising as...

  • August 18, 2022

    Looking for direction: Part - II

    The experience of several Muslim majority countries that have reduced their population growth can provide valuable guidance. Hans Rosling, the...

  • August 17, 2022

    Looking for directions: Part - I

    In 1777 when a friend bemoaned that Britain’s future was ruined after its army had lost a battle to American colonists in the latter’s War of...

  • May 30, 2022

    Afghanistan matters

    The writer is a group director at the Jang Group.While the world’s media is focused on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the daily horrors...

  • 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...