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: An all-or-nothing bet

Those that the gods want to destroy, they first make promising. And promising is what Warid was when it entered the Pakistani telecom market....

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...

A disease Pakistan can do without

In this week’s cover story, we explore the advent of share buybacks in Pakistan’s capital markets, with major companies listed on the Pakistan Stock...

The wrong kind of governing

You can always trust the government of Pakistan to take a look at a problem created by the private sector in the country and...

Breathing room to act

After months of speculation, at least we know where Pakistan stands: by the skin of our teeth, the country remains connected to the global...

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: 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...

Editorial–Incentivising consumers for desired behaviour

  The promise of digital banking is alluring. The realization so far has been elusive. Though the field might not exactly be dormant, it is...

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...

The 13th idea

In the run up to the federal budget, there are many points of view in the market of ideas for the government to act...

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