It’s very difficult to educate hungry children
The volatility premium
Compensating for the risk of doing business in Pakistan
Changing how Pakistanis commute and think about commuting
This February marked a decade of Lahore’s BRT service. But what can we learn from the past to better our mass transit future?
The government is obsessed with fixing prices, whether that be of the most basic staples, fuel, or medicine – it wants to...
The bad economics of cross-subsidising fuel
A bad idea that should be shelved, at least, for the time being
Does your portfolio suffer from home bias?
Investors’ resounding preference for their home markets remains one of the great puzzles of the investment world
It’s takes two to tango
Progressive Banking and Business Community
Provincialization of electricity distribution companies
Restructuring only way to achieve optimal efficiency
Flipping the script
Devolving political and economic powers to local level can treat what ails Pakistan’s fledgling economy
Secure your financial future – Retail Investing
How to secure your financial future is one of the most important questions on everyone’s mind. Many of us save some portion...
Besides the well-understood issues of capital constraints, budget deficits and lack of planning, the economy is chained by Sethism
Pakistan’s economy under Musharraf
Economic achievements in difficult circumstances during former president Pervez Musharraf‘s regime are dismissed outright because of abhorrence of the military rule, imposition...
Where there’s a way, there’s no will
The economy of Pakistan has been trapped in a boom-bust cycle for the last two decades, wherein the duration between boom and...
Not just birds and bees, also dollars and rupees
For women the concept of earning a steady income and eventually making smart investments for one’s personal self has never been a question worth addressing.
How depositors lose out on Islamic savings accounts
The increase in interest rates to almost all-time high levels, coupled with a super tax on bank profits, as well as an...