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IMF please, donate a chief economist!

The Planni­ng Commis­sion is an expens­ive parkin­g place for profes­sional member­s runnin­g into each other

January 24, 2020

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