Category: Business

SIFC: What is it? Pragmatism?

By ONLOOKER: On January 3rd (tomorrow), a meeting of the Apex Committee of SIFC has…

The Future of the Welfare State as Collective Insurance Against Uninsurable Risks

Renewal Editors’ note:Analysis of the welfare state tends to assume that welfare-related institutions andpractices develop…

Preparing For the Unknown

Shocks will continue. Building resilience is one of the most critical skills we can develop,…

Sattar Baksh NOT Starbucks and TWO Comments on Pak Economy WhatsApp Shared

IRSHAD SALIM – Early this week I shared my comment on the state of affairs…

ROUNDUP: U.S., Russia, IMF and Pak Economy

The United States of America wants to see Pakistan in an ‘economically sustainable’ position, State…

A Beginning Has Been Made. Oil Might Not Be Bought With Dollars Anymore But With Yuan.

Rashid Husain Syed, a senior member of Islamabad-based Back2School Forum, who is a Toronto-based journalist,…

Bangladesh, India Part of Alternative Supply Chain Centers. China Losing its Place as Factory of the World.

China is losing its place as the center of the world’s supply chains. China has…

Pakistan’s Financial Crisis: ‘Tighten Your Seat Belts’

EXPRESS TRIBUNE Reports that Pakistan is facing a balance of payment crisis. It is again…

The Puzzle of Working Class Politics Around the World

by Pranab Bardhan: The recent spectacular rise of extreme right-wing parties in Italy and Sweden…

Elections in US & Brazil; COP27 & G20

Ahead of midterm elections in the US that are expected to tip the balance of…

COMMENT: Pak Reactivates Saudi, Kuwaiti Offer For Refinery in Gwadar, Balochistan

To meet fossil fuel demands till 2040, Pakistan has reactivated stalled Saudi & Kuwaiti oil…

History Shows That Free Trade Can’t Buy World Peace

One of the Most Famous Ideas in Economics Is Wrong Jacob Soll in Politico: One…