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Waqar Masood Khan
Waqar Masood Khan

The writer is a former finance secretary

  • April 15, 2020

    No time to relax

    World GDP is around $80 trillion. Global debt, both public and private, is around $255 trillion. So the world is leveraged more than three-times its...

  • April 01, 2020

    Unified economic response

    Nothing is more important while aiming to mitigate economic disruption, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, than to fashion a unified response...

  • March 20, 2020

    Seizing the opportunities

    The global turmoil triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic has brought a mixed bag of opportunities and dangers. The massive fall in oil prices has the...

  • March 03, 2020

    Completion of the second IMF review

    In a remarkable development, the IMF has announced a staff-level agreement for completion of the Second Review under the EFF for Pakistan.The IMF...

  • February 18, 2020

    Incomplete IMF review

    The IMF Mission for Second Review under the three-year Fund programme, concluded its work last week without reaching a staff level agreement.The...

  • February 04, 2020

    Business-consumer confidence

    Before we review the economic data, let us examine public perceptions. On Monday, January 27, 2020, Gilani Foundation/Gallup released a business...

  • January 22, 2020

    Real and monetary

    The monetary policy has divorced itself from the real sector. The interest rate and the exchange rate have been subordinated to a single goal:...