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Episode 112 – Weak Coalitions and Reforms

There is a widely-held belief that strong governments deliver reforms and sustainable growth. Research, however, shows otherwise. In this...

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Episode 111 – What’s Going on in Balochistan?

The situation in Balochistan has been complex for decades starting with the way in which Balochistan became part of...

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Episode 110 – Is This The End of Crypto?

Crypto is going through another winter with prices of all major crypto assets down sharply. There has also been...

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Episode 109 – Why has the Dollar Crossed 200?

Pakistan’s economy is spiraling out of control with the rupee hitting a record low on a daily basis. What...

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Episode 108 – Assessing the State Bank of Pakistan

Pakistan’s monetary policy has been the focus of attention over the last few years, particularly since Dr. Reza Baqir...

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Episode 107 – Foreign Policy Begins at Home | Conversation with Maleeha Lodhi

Uzair talks to Maleeha Lodhi about Pakistan’s foreign policy and the repercussions of the regime change conspiracy theory. Ambassador...

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Episode 106 – Imran Khan and the Real Foreign Conspiracy

There has been a lot of talk about a foreign conspiracy in Pakistan, particularly by former prime minister Imran...

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Episode 105 – The Rise, Fall, & Possible Return of Imran Khan

A lot has happened in Pakistan over the last few weeks, with Imran Khan’s government first creating a constitutional...

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Episode 104 – Combating the Pandemic with Data

The COVID-19 pandemic, a once-in-a-century event, caused widespread socioeconomic upheaval in the world. In Pakistan, there were fears that...

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Episode 103 – State of the Startup Ecosystem

Uzair talks to Ambareen Baig about the state of Pakistan’s startup ecosystem based on the findings of Invest2Innovate’s recently...

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Episode 102 – What’s Going On In Sri Lanka?

Uzair talks to Asanga Abeyagoonasekara about the ongoing political and economic crisis in Sri Lanka. Things have gone from...

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Episode 101 – Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Uzair talks to Dr. Margarita Konaev about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, what prompted Putin to invade now, and the...

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