Episode 185 – Deciding on Economic Reforms After Elections | World Bank and Pakistan | Tobias Haque

In this episode, Uzair talks to Tobias Haque about Pakistan’s need for economic reforms after the general elections. This episode was recorded prior to elections but it focused on discussing what the agenda should be to bring much-needed stability to the country’s economy.

Tobias Haque is a development professional and economist with extensive practical experience leading governance and economic reform programs and analytics. He currently serves as the World Bank’s Lead Country Economist for Pakistan, with responsibility for coordinating a large portfolio of economic, governance, and private sector programs. He has worked for the World Bank for more than a decade, spending time in a range of economist roles, based in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Washington DC, Sydney, and the Pacific islands.

Reading recommendations:
– Violence and Social Orders: A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History by Douglass North
– The Anarchy by William Dalrymple