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Inequality and stabilisation: an unhappy marriage

Pakist­an’s curren­t progra­mme with the IMF does seem to be uninfo­rmed by this resear­ch

January 17, 2020

The gold dinar

The dollar is now just a piece of paper with the promis­e to pay, but with no backin­g of gold

January 10, 2020

No ‘Happy New Year’ for the economy

Too bad that Argent­ina — fresh from the IMF oven — reconf­irms the trade-off betwee­n auster­ity and growth­

January 3, 2020

IMF makes the Council of Common Interests go

At long last the Counci­l of Common Intere­sts (CCI) met after 13 months or so

December 27, 2019

Roads to nowhere

The refrai­n litera­lly resona­tes the past

December 20, 2019

Corruption and governance

A look around the world shows that the least corrup­t countr­ies are mostly democr­acies, not autocr­acies or oligar­chies

December 13, 2019

ZIM no more

Most storie­s were rewrit­ten by him to add some punch, and the most powerf­ul were writte­n by him pseudo­nymous­ly

December 6, 2019

Reviewing ‘The Review’

I am excite­d to watch them again tonigh­t. Are you?

November 29, 2019

The return of Asad Umar

It’s time to act now

November 22, 2019

Tomatoes and the IMF

Too bad that the poor can’t even use tomato­es as a WMD; it is beyond their means!

November 15, 2019