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Shahid Mehmood

  • November 25, 2020

    Why does Pakistan need large firms?

    One of the striking features of the industrialized nations is the number of large firms that dot their economic landscape. Data released by the US...

  • November 11, 2020

    The recovery debate

    The writer is a freelance contributor.The gloom cast upon the global economy by Covid-19 did not spare Pakistan. Already on the downward trajectory...

  • July 27, 2020

    The economy under the PTI

    When it comes to the PTI’s economic performance, discussions tend to be one sided . In a recent article in these pages, Mohammed Zubair , ignored...

  • July 16, 2020

    Is economic planning viable?

    Planning, both short- and long-term, is an essential part of modern economic management.In order to delve into the arguments concerning their...

  • March 05, 2020

    Tackling intellectual and physical poverty

    Poverty is news again. As inflation reached new highs, number crunchers got busy trying to estimate how many people have fallen below the poverty...

  • January 14, 2018

    When taxes rob people

    There are legal ways of robbing people. This form of robbery takes place on a daily basis across the globe and in our country – especially through...

  • January 02, 2018

    Public policy and the pharma industry

    In a land where uncertainty abounds, one event that can be predicted with hundred percent accuracy is the shortage of medicines – a spectacle that...

  • December 09, 2017

    The state in the economy

    The PML-N’s intended policy of privatising a number of state-owned enterprises has generated a lively debate among the proponents and opponents of...

  • November 22, 2017

    Inequality’s many dangers

    One of the realities of the present global economic setup is the historically high levels of income inequality. As research after research surfaces...

  • July 04, 2017

    The invisible wealth of the rich

    In 2007, an engineer managed to extract confidential documents from the system of a bank. The data contained eye-popping details of 30,000 wealthy...