AFTER the recent terror attack on Mumbai, India and Pakistan are hurtling towards a precipice. They must stop before it is too late, before attitudes harden and there is no going back. Accusations and counter-accusations are being flung, and the atmosphere gets murkier by the hour. The terrorists came from […]
THERE can be debate among economists on many issues. It is a discipline that is less rigorous than the physical sciences where laws are established based on logic and experimentation. That notwithstanding, there is a consensus on certain things. There is no contention about the relationship economists have long postulated […]
By Muhammad Atif Hanif The article is aimed at addressing serious economic problems of balance of payment deficit and depleting foreign exchange reserves by buying foreign exchange from overseas Pakistani workers rather than accumulating foreign loans on tough terms. Cost of this purchase is far less than the interest paid […]
The government can play an important role in enabling manufacturing firms to compete in the world market by facilitating technological up-gradation in production, investment, innovative capabilities and by providing energy at a competitive cost By Parveen Zaiby
Two years ago, Microsoft rankled computer-security software vendors by jumping into their market (BusinessWeek.com, 6/1/06). Now the company is again creating waves by pulling out of it.