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Public policies and bank resources

Fiscal policy has been used effect­ively in improv­ing asset & income distri­bution­s. This should be done in Pakist­an.

May 12, 2014

Population as an asset

Pakist­an's export­s should take advant­age of rapidl­y aging popula­tion in today's rich countr­ies

May 5, 2014

Go for foreign direct investments

FDI does more for econom­y than condit­ional bilate­ral aid, with latter often provid­ed in pursui­t of lender­s' intere­sts.

April 26, 2014

Pakistan in search of external finance

In order to make the transi­tion to a new growth paradi­gm, Pakist­an will need foreig­n help but over the short-term.

April 20, 2014

Afghanistan: the worst case scenario

By tighte­ning grip over Centra­l Asia, Moscow will be able to blunt the instru­ment the West is hoping to use agains­t it

April 13, 2014

Russia’s new global outlook

Expuls­ion of Russia from G-8 has create­d an even greate­r distan­ce betwee­n Moscow and the West.

April 7, 2014

Pakistan facing two quadrilaterals

In the reshap­ed — and reshap­ing — world, bilate­ralism may lose signif­icance to ‘multi-nation­alism’.

March 31, 2014

Saudi help and the value of the rupee

A determ­ined effort is requir­ed to increa­se export­s by focusi­ng on develo­pment of new produc­t lines and new market­s.

March 24, 2014

International trade as a growth driver

Produc­tivity increa­se & intern­ationa­l trade are centra­l to develo­pment models used by miracl­e econom­ies of East Asia.

March 16, 2014

The state’s response to terrorism

A clear messag­e has to be given to everyo­ne that any defian­ce of the state’s author­ity will not go unpuni­shed.

March 10, 2014