Editor’s Note: Why data journalism is struggling in Pakistan

This week, Profit will include two, seemingly contradictory ideas. We are replacing our “News Briefings” section with a “News in Numbers” section, where we...

Editor’s Note: The clear (lack of) strategy

By now, it is abundantly clear that the Imran Khan Administration has no clear strategy for reviving the economy, let along introducing the badly...

Editor’s Note: Time to test the energy policy

Long before he ever became finance minister, Asad Umar had begun formulating what would eventually become the energy policy of the Imran Khan Administration....

Editor’s Note: The power of humility

At the highest level of the corporate world, humility is not a virtue recognised as valuable by most. This is unsurprising given the level...

Editor’s Note: There is more to the IMF than bailouts

It is not an often-appreciated fact, but politicians actually do try to keep most of their major campaign promises, at times regardless of whether...

Editor’s Note: A culture of accountability

Business journalism in Pakistan has historically been a loser beat, and in most news organisations, it still is. And come to think of it,...

Editor’s Note: The great chasm

The median age of Pakistan is less than 24 years. Ours is one of the youngest countries in the world, and one governed by...

Editor’s Note: The fourth factor

In his now seminal tome The Wealth of Nations, Scottish economist Adam Smith posited that there were three major factors of production in an...

Editor’s Note: For once, it’s not their fault

The rupee’s precipitous dive on Friday, November 30 has led to recriminations and accusations of incompetent economic management on the part of the Imran...

Editor’s Note: Encouraging entrepreneurship

Why is Silicon Valley in California and not anywhere else in the world? Why was the world’s biggest hub of innovation founded foremost in...

Editor’s Note: The dangers of misinformation

It used to be that companies would hire public relations firms to manage their image in the media by trying to put the best...

Editor’s Note: The evolution of Pakistani business education

Pakistanis, particularly graduates of the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) in Karachi, are fond of pointing out that IBA was the first business school...

Editor’s Note: Policy Reversals

There is no clearer indication that the current administration has absolutely no clue what they are doing on matters of fiscal policy than the...

Editor’s Note: ‘He’s a pleasure to work with’

In our edition dated June 10, 2018, Profit did an evaluation of the respective economic agendas of the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and the Pakistan...

Editor’s Note: Moral cowardice

For a minute there, we had hope.To anyone who has hoped for a more tolerant Pakistan, where a person is judged not by their...

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