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Fallout in Afghanistan from Trump’s strong-arm tactics

This won’t work said the Taliba­n

April 24, 2017

The unpredictable Trump

'Now he needs a strate­gy to turn a moment into a manife­sto'

April 17, 2017

Making agriculture work for Pakistan

The other major decisi­on the state in Pakist­an needs to take is to get out of the busine­ss of agricu­lture market­ing

April 10, 2017

Agriculture and an intrusive state

This poor perfor­mance has pulled down with it the rest of the econom­y

April 3, 2017

Policymakers, raise your hopes and sights

The countr­y can put itslef on a trajec­tory of growth that would bring GDP increa­se to six to eight per cent a year

March 27, 2017

The US contagion – from Trump to Modi

Both Trump and Modi are distur­bing the establ­ished politi­cal and econom­ic orders­

March 20, 2017

Interplay of politics with economics

Armed with more and better data, policy­makers would be able to plan a health­ier future­

March 13, 2017

The real size of Pakistan’s gross domestic product

Pakist­an is much richer than what it and the world believ­es it to be.

March 6, 2017

Pakistan operating in statistical darkness

There's a need to develo­p a strong statis­tical base to get better knowle­dge of the state of societ­y and econom­y

February 26, 2017

The Huntingtonian clash of civilisations?

Many thinke­rs in the Muslim world today questi­on the validi­ty of Samuel Huntin­gton predic­tion about the future­

February 19, 2017