Dollars, debts and deficits : reform and management of Pakistan's economy
Abstract / Description
This volume consists of two parts. The first is a compilation of the author’s newspaper articles until 1999, and the second comprises his articles in his official capacity as Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan.
The most interesting aspect of the book is the difference between the author’s approach as an outsider and critic before 1999, and his pragmatic approach later in view of the ground realities.
The challenge that faces Pakistan’s economic managers is to accelerate growth, invest in pro-poor and labour intensive activities, create employment opportunities and bring down the incidence of poverty. The next five years are therefore critical in the economic history of Pakistan if they bring about a paradigm shift from the old stop-go cycles to a more orderly and stable way of achieving equitable and sustainable growth for a majority of the population.
This book contributes significantly to the policy dialogue on the Pakistan economy and will be indispensable for policy makers, economists and historians.
Table of Contents
- PART I -1996 -1999
- The Economics of Patronage
- Reforming Key Institutions
- India, Pakistan: A comparison
- Managing Policy Reforms in Pakistan
- New Public - Private Sector Equation
- No Room for Complancy
- Lesson from Asian Turmoil
- Why only five Islands of Excellence
- Hard, Choices, Tough Decisions
- The Economics of Violence
- Crisis Credibility
- The Economics of Defense
- Six Tentacles of Corruption
- How the Elite Captured Power in Pakistan
- Seven Pillars of Good Governance
- Public Policy and Private Profit
- the Political Economy of reforms
- The political Economy Debate on the Role of the Intelligentsia in creating a Critical Mass for Social Change
- Pakistan- Dynamics of the Elitist Model
- Dollars, Debts, and Deficits
- PART II - 2000 - 2002
- Making Pakistan Bankable
- Strengthening the Leasing Sector
- Towards a strategy of Employment- Oriented Human Development
- SBP role in promoting Micro-Finance Institutions
- Remarks on case study on Pakistan
- Economic Ties between China and Pakistan
- Macro picture of Budget- 2000
- The role of Modarabas in Pakistan's Financial sector
- Why perception about Pakistani economy differ
- Pakistan Development challenges
- Strategy for development of Micro-Finance in Pakistan
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Husain, I. (2004). Dollars, debts and deficits : reform and management of Pakistan's economy. Retrieved from https://ir.iba.edu.pk/faculty-research-books/16