Tuesday September 26, 2023
Nasir Iqbal
Nasir Iqbal

The writer is the director of research at the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP)

  • September 11, 2023

    Wapda even not sparing mosques, worship places from paying taxes in bills

    Rawalpindi:Water and Power Development Authority even does not spare mosques in collecting inflated bills across country. The different taxes...

  • September 07, 2023

    Fixing fiscal policy

    Fiscal discipline and effective financial management are the cornerstones of a nation’s economic stability and growth. In Pakistan, however,...

  • July 07, 2023

    Charter of power

    Pakistan’s path towards development and the consolidation of democratic institutions has been impeded by various challenges such as policy...

  • June 28, 2023

    Path to prosperity: budget priorities

    The recently announced budget for the fiscal year 2023-2024 in Pakistan has sparked discussions among experts and stakeholders. The MacroPolicy Lab...

  • August 26, 2022

    Legalizing street business

    Pakistan has a large informal street economy occupied by individuals and micro-enterprises called street vendors , operating primarily in the...

  • July 06, 2022

    Business of the street

    The Haque model of inclusive cities advocated that cities should provide livelihood opportunities to all segments of society. Inclusive cities...

  • March 26, 2022

    Political economics

    The ongoing political protests and marches organized by opposition political parties and interest groups against the government have started a new...

  • January 16, 2022

    A new economic model

    The Covid-19 pandemic posed unprecedented challenges to Pakistan’s economy and exposed the vulnerabilities of the current growth model of Pakistan...

  • December 18, 2021

    Fiscal federalism

    The stagnant fiscal space and mounting debt repayment requirements pose enormous challenges to long-run fiscal sustainability.Apart from budgetary...