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"Pakistan has vowed to take action against the promotion of terrorism online, but som…"

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"A long tradition in development economics treats manufacturing as special.  Some of…"

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    Misery Index: Who's Less Miserable? India or Pakistan?

    Pakistanis are less miserable than Indians in the economic sphere, according to the Hanke Annual Misery Index (HAMI) published in early 2021 by Professor Steve Hanke. With India ranked 49th worst and Pakistan ranked 39th worst, both countries find themselves among the most miserable third of the 156 nations ranked. Hanke teaches Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Hanke explains it as follows: "In the economic sphere, misery tends to flow from high…

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on November 21, 2021 at 1:30pm — 7 Comments

    Musharraf Era Textile Boom Returning to Pakistan?

    Pakistan textile industry is booming with exports soaring 27% to more than $6 billion in the first four months (July-October) of the current fiscal year. “We believe that $5 billion investment (in textile industry) in the Musharraf era would be matched in the next six to eight months”  says Zubair Motiwala, a leading textile industrialist and chairman of Businessmen Group (BMG), as quoted in the Pakistani …

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    Posted by Riaz Haq on November 17, 2021 at 9:00pm — 11 Comments

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