Dr Nasra Shah, Professor at GIDS along with Dr. Francoise De Bel-Air from the Gulf Labour Markets, Migration and Population, presented a discussion on “Measuring Migration in the GCC” on November 19, 2021. The presentation was part of the Professional Course on Global Migration (PCGM), organised virtually by the UP-CIFAL. Dr Shah’s presentation discussed migration data and statistics, highlighting the challenges.
By Steve Lohr Published in The New York Times on January 11, 2022 Daron Acemoglu, an influential economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has been making the case against what he describes as “excessive automation.” The economywide payoff of investing in machines and software has been stubbornly elusive. But he says the rising inequality resulting […]
By Mehtab Haider Published in DAWN on January 18, 2022 ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s gross financing requirements are estimated to go up to $30 billion in the next budget for 2022-23, leaving no other options for the government but to seek a fresh IMF loan after the expiry of the existing programme in September 2022. Top official sources confirmed[…]