November 2012 Blog Posts (2)

Rising Disposable Incomes and Economic Mobility in Pakistan

A 2012 study of 22 nations conducted by Prof Miles Corak for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and

Development (OECD) has found income

heritability to be greater in the United States, the United Kingdom, Italy, China and 5 other countries than in Pakistan.



The study's findings, presented by the author in testimony to the US Senate Finance Committee on July 6, 2012, rely on the…

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Added by Riaz Haq on November 25, 2012 at 11:00pm — 10 Comments

Pakistan's Actual GDP Estimated at $401 Billion in 2012



Even with the run-up (in KSE-100), Andrew Brudenell, manager of the HSBC Frontier

Markets fund (HSFAX) in London, says Pakistan is one of the cheapest

markets he follows, at about seven times earnings. He notes that

earnings growth has kept pace with the market. The firms, he adds, are

typically cash-rich, boast strong return on…
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Added by Riaz Haq on November 18, 2012 at 9:30pm — 24 Comments

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    Are American and Pakistani Responses to COVID19 Pandemic Flawed?

    Did the pandemic surveillance system fail in early detection of the Coronavirus in US and Pakistan? What are the problems in this system? What needs to be done to correct the problems?…

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