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Waqar Masood Khan
Waqar Masood Khan

The writer is a former finance secretary

  • November 26, 2019

    Lurking dangers

    It is hard to find a parallel in the past on differing perceptions about the state of the economy as we see today. Analysts and generalists are...

  • November 12, 2019

    Green shoots

    A number of developments in the economy make a case that early signs of stability and turnaround may finally be in sight.The economic conditions...

  • October 29, 2019

    The economy reality check

    What is the state of the economy? Most ordinary people, media commentators etc are quite despondent about its present condition and future...

  • October 15, 2019

    Finance adviser’s presser

    Advisor to the Prime Minister Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh addressing a press conference on October 12.. Advisor to the PM on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez...

  • October 01, 2019

    Evolving recession

    Unless some rearguard actions are taken, the economy is all set to face a deepening recession. Consider the following facts which point to...

  • September 10, 2019

    CPI and the policy rate

    The base of an index plays a critical role in its measurement. The longer a base is retained, the more distant it becomes from the start. This is...

  • September 03, 2019

    PM and economic management

    Prime Minister Imran Khan shows sporadic interest in economic management. One can count on one’s fingertips how many times he has spoken...