The Covid19 Pandemic and Food (In) Security in Pakistan

Pakistan continues to face numerous natural and manmade disasters, including catastrophic floods, earthquakes, droughts, war, and conflicts. The catastrophic wars in 1948, 1965 and 1999, the drought in 2013-15 to floods of 2010 affected almost 20 million people. Likewise, from 2007 onwards, the war on terrorism killed 52,000 civilians and erupted large-scale migration of around …

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Human Resource Development in Pakistan—an obsessive quest?

With over 209 million populations, human capital is an indispensable asset for Pakistan. Besides increasing population, the country is experiencing a youth bulge, with the number of individuals entering the labor market over the upcoming years expanding at a faster rate than the total population. Hence creating enough jobs for a growing population, improve the …

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Central Bank Borrowing and Inflation: between Myth and Reality

Pandemic covid-19 was a global disaster and every nation was affected with different levels of intensity. Many huge industries such as the aviation and tourism industry faced huge losses. In such circumstances, it was not possible to provide a huge covid support package using the tax revenue. Despite this, many governments including those running deficit …

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Mainstream Monetary Economics: A Package of Logical Fallacies

The mainstream monetary economics is filled with contradictions, logical inconsistencies, missed and messed normative implications and data inconsistencies. There exist heterodox theories having better match with historical data, but the theories are often undermined and ignored. It is in fact difficult to find something logical and valid in classical monetary economics. Despite a clear empirical …

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