Latest data by the State Bank shows that democratized access to finance may soon become a reality for Pakistani households and small businesses.
Rosy expectations in the numbers may generate economic headwinds in the medium-term.
A potential agreement between the two countries will pose its own set of unique challenges.
Ongoing negotiations over bases and military cooperation present an economic opportunity for Pakistan.
Ensuring an equitable growth in real wages is needed to sustain this momentum.
Giving autonomy to the Bank will not lead to bankruptcy.
Women in Pakistan have every reason to be angry. Pakistan cannot grow if it does not end the systemic exclusion of women in the country.
Low global interest rates provide a fantastic opportunity for Pakistan's economy.
Shabbar Zaidi is pushing cuckoo economics that would have devastating consequences for Pakistan's economy.
Economic indicators are pointing upwards, suggesting that the worst may be behind us.
Successfully solving for a narrow set of issues can build momentum towards bigger and bolder reforms
Pakistan had the strongest export recovery in the subcontinent in 2020