Welcome to Season 3 of Pakistonomy.
2022 will be a year where politics will dominate the discourse, and rightfully so. In the first episode of this season Amber Rahim Shamsi helps us understand key things we all should keep an eye on, and how they will affect the economy moving forward.
Amber is Head of Communications at Tabadlab. She is also an award-winning multi-media journalist, with wide-ranging experience in television, radio, online and the print media. She is also an International Visitor Leadership Programme (IVLP) and The Centre for Excellence in Journalism (ICFJ) fellow.
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1:15 Key political themes for 2022
8:25 Role of judiciary ahead of elections
17:07 Are local election results a bellwether?
22:20 Why did JUI-F win in KPK?
24:20 TLP’s role in 2022
30:55 Is the opposition prepared to govern?
34:17 Likelihood of early elections
37:30 Why are the elites complaining?
44:45 Exogenous factors to look out for
48:00 Book recommendations