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    Shehla Arifeen Lahore School Of Economics

  • People who threatened me were killed, Shehla Raza cautions Sindh Assembly members

    As opposition lawmakers turned to the custom of engaging in noisy debates, speaking out of turn and halting normal proceedings, acting speaker Shehla Raza, known for her bizarre, off-the-cuff remarks, appeared to have hurled a veiled threat at an opposition lawmaker...

    Read more: 'Dimagh ki dahi' comment results in anti-Shehla slogans in Sindh AssemblyMuttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmaker Muhammad Hussain, whose microphone had been...

  • Shehla Raza alerts security agencies after letter threatening to bomb Sindh Assembly

    Deputy Speaker Sindh Assembly Shehla Raza on Monday said she had alerted security agencies after receiving a letter threatening to bomb the Sindh Assembly and kill her if she doesn't pay a Rs500 million ransom...

    Shehla Raza earlier told DawnNews she had contacted Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Pakistan People's Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari when she received the letter...

  • Shehla Raza gets threatening letter

    KARACHI: Deputy speaker of the Sindh Assembly Syeda Shehla Raza on Tuesday claimed to have received a “threatening letter” from a Rawalpindi address, demanding her to pay Rs500 million or “face fate like Benazir Bhutto’s”...

  • 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?’ Yes, Folk Islam — the strand of faith that still drives the everyday lives of millions of Pakistanis, especially in the country’s vast rural and semi-rural areas...

    And yet, till about 35 years ago, its social and cultural dynamics were intertwined with large segments of the country’s urban milieus as well
  • 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...

  • 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...
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