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Episode 43 – A Volatile 2020: India’s Experience

The COVID-19 pandemic brought the global economy on its knees, leading to mass unemployment and a dramatic slowdown in...

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Episode 42 – Increasing Pakistan’s Exports

Pakistan’s exports have been a chronic issue and in the last few years, an overvalued exchange rate dramatically accelerated...

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Episode 41 – The Potential of LNG in Pakistan

Pakistan is about to experience another winter of gas shortages. Meanwhile, the LNG sector continues to cause confusion among...

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Episode 40 – Building Pakistan’s Fintech Ecosystem

Fintech has played an important role in promoting financial inclusion, formalizing the economy, and accelerating economic growth around the...

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Episode 39 – The Economy of Waste

Millions of dollars a year are made in collecting, sorting, and recycling waste across Pakistan. But this sector remains...

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Episode 38 – The Role of Dynasties and Caste in Politics

In a previous episode of the podcast, Dr. Adil Najam made a very important point that underneath all divides...

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Episode 37 – The War on Free Expression

In recent weeks, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority has been on a banning spree. However, the issue is structural and...

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Episode 36 – What’s Going On, Pakistan?

Ariba Shahid returns to Pakistonomy to talk about recent developments in the country. We talked about PTA bans, inflation,...

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Episode 35 – A Conversation with Dr. Adil Najam (Urdu)

Uzair Younus has a wide-ranging conversation with Dr. Adil Najam about polarization, generational shifts in Pakistan, climate change, and...

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Episode 34 – Powering the Solar Revolution

The world is quickly moving towards renewable energy sources. In Pakistan, less than 5 percent of the country’s energy...

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Episode 33 – What Caused the Decline of Muslim Civilization?

We often hear about the unity of the ummah and how that drove progress. But this idea is poorly,...

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Episode 32 – Understanding the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Conversations around the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor in mainstream media end up in a “are you a patriot” or “are...

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