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Nasir Iqbal
Nasir Iqbal

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

  • April 14, 2020

    Cost of corona

    The Covid-19 pandemic has the potential to infect 40-70 percent of the world’s population.In Pakistan, initially it was mainly among people...

  • March 29, 2020

    Caring for the poor

    The Covid-19 pandemic has the potential to infect 40-70 percent of the world’s population. By this date, more than 1300 people have been confirmed...

  • March 18, 2020

    Sustainable housing

    The availability of affordable housing remains a nightmare for middle and lower income groups in Pakistan, despite the government’s ambitious...

  • March 14, 2020

    Doing taxes better

    The Pakistan Institute of Development Economics recently organized a conference, ‘Doing Taxes Better: Shifting the Paradigm on Tax Policy and...

  • January 03, 2020

    CPEC: phases and challenges

    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is widely considered a turning point for both Pakistan and the region. It is an important stimulus for...

  • December 27, 2019

    No sitting arrangements outside kutchery, tehsil registrar offices

    Rawalpindi :The people have to face extreme sitting problems and are made to stand for long hours during getting their documents, including registry...

  • December 26, 2019

    Estimating poverty

    Poverty reduction is the main objective of the global agenda for sustainable development. The identification of the poor and the evaluation of the...