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Betting on hot money

By Nasir Jamal Published in Dawn, January 27, 2020 The foreign portfolio investment (FPI) in short-term government debt in recent months has spawned a controversy and debate on the potential benefits and risks of such flows. Popularly known as hot money, global capital inflows were recently a target of criticism by Princeton economist Atif Mian. In a[…]

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Disposable women

By Sulema Jahangir Published in Dawn, January 27, 2020 IN an era of growing migration, hardening policies towards immigration and transnational marriages, opportunities to exploit women with impunity have grown rapidly. The Casey Review 2016 commissioned by the British parliament to improve integration of ethnic minority groups in Britain found that the dependent immigration status of ethnic[…]