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"The catastrophic cost of junk science, bogus information and the Hindutva inferiorit…"

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    Pakistan Economy "Not in a Good Place"? Atif Mian's Gloom Justified?

    Pakistani-American economist Atif Mian has recently analyzed Pakistan's economy in a series of tweets. He has said "Pakistan's economy is not in a good place", adding that the nation's "per capita income has not risen in 3 years (in fact down slightly)". He has particularly mentioned the country's "exaggerated external demand driven by its rentier economy", "flawed energy policy" and "a broken…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on January 18, 2022 at 7:00pm — 7 Comments

    Pakistan Pursuing Ambitious Program to Build Social Safety Net

    Pakistan's PTI government has built South Asia’s first digital National Socio-Economic Registry (NSER) as a part of its ambitious effort to build a basic social safety net. The Ehsaas (also known as BISP- Benazir Income Support)) program's socio-economic registry includes household information by  geography, age, income, education, health, disability, employment, energy consumption, land and livestock holdings etc. …

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on January 14, 2022 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

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