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...

Editor’s Note: The adult in the room?

If campaigns are conducted in poetry, and governing in prose, it appears that the Imran Khan Administration – at least insofar as Finance Minister...

Editor’s Note: The cost of borrowing

In his first speech to his fellow citizens as the Prime Minister-elect of Pakistan, Imran Khan stated his desire to have Pakistan play a...

Editor’s Note: What will PTI’s economic policy look like

So it happened at last. The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf, after 22 years of struggle, has finally managed to win an election, albeit with more than...

Editor’s Note: PIA’s turnaround effort

It is no secret that Pakistan’s state-owned enterprises are almost invariably badly run, but even by the Government of Pakistan’s atrocious standards, the national...

Editor’s Note: Outsourcing: What is it good for?

If there is one theme that dominates this issue of Profit, it is unquestionably outsourcing. Our cover story explores Pakistan’s miniscule business process outsourcing...

Editor’s Note: Moving the national debate

Elections have consequences, as commentators in mature democracies are wont to say, and perhaps none more so than those in a republic that is...

Editor’s Note: The relevance of financial journalism

At Profit, we see it as our role to ensure that those rays of optimism that one may feel from the generally positive long-term...

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