Simplifying the complex relationships between paisa, politics and the public

A podcast hosted by Uzair Younus and presented by Tabadlab

Episodes

Episode 126 – Floods, Governance, and Climate Change

Over 33 million people have been affected in the 2022 floods in Pakistan. The total estimated financial cost of damages and reconstruction is estimated to be over $16 billion, and this figure is going to rise in the coming days. In this episode, Uzair...

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Episode 125 – Innovation & Speculation in Crypto

The speculative bubble around crypto and Web3 has popped, but the innovation in this sector continues. In this episode, Uzair talks to Arsalan Khan about the ongoing innovation in the sector, touching on what excites him, the state of technical talent in Pakistan, and...

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Episode 124 – Floods Wreak Havoc in Balochistan

Pakistan is underwater and its largest province in terms of land mass has been the hardest hit. In this episode, Uzair talks to Saad Dehwar Baloch about the current situation in the province, ongoing relief efforts, and the crisis of governance there. If you’d...

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Episode 123 – Why is the Rupee so Volatile?

In this Urdu discussion, Uzair talks to Dr. Sajid Amin Javed about why the Pakistani rupee has been so volatile, the structural drivers of this weakness, and whether he believes the issues at hand go beyond the scope of economics. Dr. Javed is Deputy...

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Uzair Younus

Uzair Younus is a manager at Dhamiri, a strategic innovation firm where he helps clients develop product-society fits and become a genuine force for progress. He also serves as Visiting Senior Policy Analyst for South Asia at the United States Institute of Peace. He was previously a director in the South Asia practice at Albright Stonebridge Group, advising clients on crisis management, market entry, and government relations engagement in the South Asian region.

Uzair frequently writes for Dawn and has been quoted in several publications including Bloomberg and CNBC.

He earned his M.A. in Law and Diplomacy with a concentration in Economic Policy and South Asia from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

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