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Ishrat Husain
Ishrat Husain

  • September 23, 2022

    Economic prospects of Gilgit-Baltistan : Part - I

    This article is part of a series to raise general awareness about the economic conditions and potential of the provinces and territories that do not...

  • September 16, 2022

    India’s economy at 75 : Part - III

    Despite impressive achievements since 1991, India is facing several major challenges. A major problem is absorbing its youth in a productive labour...

  • September 09, 2022

    India’s economy at 75 : Part - II

    India’s success factors may be many but three salient features need emphasis. First, Indian entrepreneurs are dynamic, vibrant and innovative....

  • September 02, 2022

    Disaster and devolution

    The recent devastating floods which have displaced or affected 30 million people, destroyed or damaged a million houses, buildings, structures,...

  • August 26, 2022

    India’s economy at 75: Part - I

    India was considered by its colonial rulers as the brightest jewel in the British crown as it was relatively well-endowed in terms of natural and...

  • August 19, 2022

    Seventy-five years of Pakistan’s economy

    A large majority of Pakistan’s population was born after the country got its independence. The median age today is 23 years and the youth have...

  • August 12, 2022

    Repairing provincial finance

    Most of the discussion and discourse on public finances has remained focused on the federal government and FBR. The analysis of provincial finances...

  • August 05, 2022

    Political disruption, panic behind temporary liquidity crisis

    Importers are keen to pad up their normal demand for Dollars to avert further losses arising from future depreciation.

  • July 29, 2022

    The Sri Lanka paradox [Part – II]

    Sri Lanka recorded a rapid increase in public debt-to-GDP ratio to 119 per cent from 42 per cent over a few years. Access to the international...

  • July 22, 2022

    The Sri Lanka paradox [Part – I]

    Sri Lanka has long been admired by development economists, international financial institutions, and public intellectuals for leading South Asia in...