Dr. Pervez Tahir is a senior economist, writer and speaker.
The dominant features of the budgetary culture stand exposed in the wake of emergencies and disasters
Online education presents serious challenges in assessment
Despite some economic achievements in 2019, the government still faces challenges of inflation and unemployment
Taxes have to be collected but what if the collecting organisation is inefficient, outdated and corrupt?
Given the history of previous IMF programmes in Pakistan, one can only hope this one makes the required difference
While the government’s stop-go policies and U-turns have shattered the private sector confidence, an activist NAB has given birth to bureaucratic...
Inconsistent decision-making, bureaucratic inertia, negative growth of large-scale manufacturing in the July-November period and state borrowing...
Kaniz Yusuf, an educationist who challenged the ivory towers of intellect, remained an activist till the end
Whether the government accepts a bailout on the IMF’s conditions or not, inflation is high and on a rising trajectory following the hike in energy...
A fighter for economic, social, political and human rights, this is him. If it is right, he fights, even if he is alone