Episode 58 – Changing Pakistan’s Economic Trajectory

Urdu Discussion | Dr. Shahida Wizarat

Uzair talks to Dr. Shahida Wizarat about the structural underpinnings of Pakistan’s economy and why the country has gone from being a role model to a basket case.

Dr. Shahida is Dean at CESD, Institute of Business Management. She has authored three books, The Rise and Fall of Industrial Productivity in Pakistan (OUP), Fighting Dependance: Proclaiming Sovereignty for an Enslaved Pakistan (LAP) and Fighting Imperialism: Liberating Pakistan (CRS). She has authored more than 70 research papers published in international and national journals and newspapers. Dr Wizarat has been visiting faculty at the Naval Staff College, Air War College, Command and Staff College and National Defence University.

Reading Recommendations:

  • The New Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins
  • China’s Model of Development—Lessons for Pakistan by Ambassador Syed Hasan Javed