Thursday March 30, 2023
Nasir Iqbal
Nasir Iqbal

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

  • 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...

  • October 05, 2021

    Education is key

    Since independence, numerous educational policies have been implemented to improve the education system of the country and achieve universal...

  • September 20, 2021

    Protection of Parsi cemetery from land mafia demanded

    Rawalpindi : President of Parsi Union of Rawalpindi Isphanyar Bhandara has demanded of the government to protect Parsi cemetery, tucked between the...

  • September 05, 2021

    Employment policy

    The Covid-19 pandemic caused a significant decrease in economic activities, leading to loss of income and unemployment. According to the...

  • June 02, 2021

    Enrolment matters

    The prevalence of child labour in Pakistan is very high, with up to 22 percent of children between the ages of 5 and 14 years in some provinces...

  • April 12, 2021

    The gender gap

    According to the ‘Global Gender Gap Report 2021’ published by the World Economic Forum , Pakistan ranked 153rd out of 156 countries on the...