Crisis slide

By Aisha Khan Published in DAWN on June 23, 2022 GAME theory is described as “a branch of applied mathematics that provides tools for analysing situations in which parties, called players, make decisions that are interdependent. This interdependence causes each player to consider the other player’s possible decisions in formulating strategy”. While game theory is primarily a […]

Winning back the Fund – and the people

By Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri Published in The News on June 23, 2022 The good news is that the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has formally recognized that Pakistan has completed its two action plans covering 34 action items. With this, Pakistan met all technical requirements to exit from the FATF’s list (grey list) of countries with[…]



Education emergency

By Hadia Shaukat Published in DAWN on June 19, 2022 SAADIA has been teaching science to Grade 8 students at a government school in Lahore’s outskirts for 15 years. Every day, she enters the classroom, starts lecturing and the students take notes. No questions are asked, no misconceptions addressed. When her lecture ends, she writes a few[…]