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  • 'Ishaq Dar attempting to invent new economics': PTI slams PML-N's 'economic misrule'

    Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday slammed the PML-N's "four years of economic misrule" at a press conference in Islamabad, saying that Pakistan's economy has "never been worse" than it is today...

    Flanked by MNA Asad Umar, Khan accused Finance Minister Ishaq Dar of being "Pakistan's economic hitman", and claimed that the country's economic performance during the PML-N era had been worse as compared to the...

  • Richard Thaler of US wins Nobel Economics Prize

    US economist Richard Thaler on Monday won the Nobel Economics Prize for his pioneering work bridging the gap between economics and psychology, the jury said...

    “His empirical findings and theoretical insights have been instrumental in creating the new and rapidly expanding field of behavioural economics, which has had a profound impact on many areas of economic research and policy...

  • Richard Thaler wins Nobel for work in behavioural economics

    STOCKHOLM: The Nobel prize in economics was awarded on Monday to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for research showing how people’s choices on economic matters whether on savings or game shows like “Deal or No Deal” are not always rational...

    1-million) prize for “understanding the psychology of economics,” Swedish Academy of Sciences secretary Goran Hansson said on Monday...

  • EIDUL AZHA: THE ECONOMICS OF SACRIFICE

    “Be careful! Don’t step on the dung!” my guide warns me as I make my way through the cattle enclosures...

    Besides watching your step, a day at any of the markets for sacrificial animals is spent watching the four-legged creatures munching away on their assortment of fodder as you look for the best bargains among them
  • Smokers’ Corner: Economics of spirituality

    Folk Islam, or the version that is present among Muslim populations in Pakistan and India, is that strand of the faith that emerged when — from the 12th century onwards — Muslim generals and monarchs from Central Asia, Iraq, Turkey and Afghanistan began to invade India...

    As British colonialists began to strengthen their grip in the region and introduce political ideas derived from mercantilism, Muslim thinkers of the period became...

  • John Nash’s unique approach produced quantum leaps in economics and maths

    Nash is most famous for his research into game theory, the maths of decision-making and strategy, since it was this work that led to his being awarded the 1994 Nobel in economics...

    The mathematician Mikhail Gromov once said: “What [Nash] has done in geometry is, from my point of view, incomparably greater than what he has done in economics, by many orders of magnitude...

  • Sports and economics go hand in hand, says POA chief

    KARACHI: Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president retired Lt Gen Syed Arif Hasan on Sunday urged participants of the Olympic Council of Asia Adminis­tration Course to spread the knowledge that they have gained instead of confining it to this hall...

    “Sports and economics are the two sectors that are being given priorities to boost economy of a nation which no other entity can contribute,” he told the participants at the closing...

  • Geo-economics must take precedence over geo-politics, PM says in Beijing

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday addressed the plenary session of the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) for International Cooperation in Beijing, where he stressed that geo-economics should take precedence over geopolitics, Radio Pakistan reported...

    PM Sharif, who had arrived in the Chinese capital on Friday to participate in the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) forum, said the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) must not be politicised,...

  • The taste and economics of Daal Chawal

    Posh traditional and continental food outlets may beckon you across the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, but it is the simple Daal Chawal that attracts the hungry most - at least in the garrison city...

    As you struggle through the traffic jungle from Murree Road to Fawara Chowk, you spot a long row of food outlets offering bar-be-que, roasted chicken, mutton and beef kebabs, fried fish, Samosa, Dahi Bhalay and many other...
  • CII chief re-writes history, economics

    Addressing a press conference on Wednesday after the conclusion of a two-day workshop on ‘Islamic system of economics and the modern era’, CII Chairman Maulana Mohammad Khan Sheerani said that paper money was the root cause of all faults in financial systems...

  • Poverty expert Deaton wins Nobel Economics Prize

    STOCKHOLM: US-British economist Angus Deaton won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for ground-breaking work using household surveys to show how consumers, particularly the poor, decide what to buy and how policymakers can help them...

    “By emphasising the links between individual consumption decisions and outcomes for the whole economy, his work has helped transform modern microeconomics, macroeconomics and development economics,”...

  • Economics of self-respect

    The prime minister’s visit to the US in October had all the trappings of recent previous ones by Pakistani heads of state or government: colour-synced ties matching those of the US president, dozens of relatives and hangers on in tow, and a bemused, I-would-rather-be-playing-golf-than-meet-this-guy look on the host’s face...

    The importance attached to these trips personally by those making them was captured in a brilliantly incisive...

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