Series: Pakistonomy

Episode 08 – Women, Feminism, and the Aurat March

Uzair talks to Dr Afiya Shehrbano Zia about the future of women in Pakistan, their economic empowerment, and the importance of movements like the Aurat March.

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Episode 07 – The Politics of Reforms

Uzair talks to Dr. Umair Javed about tax and bureaucratic reforms and how politics in the country is responsible for reduced impetus for reforms in Pakistan.

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Episode 06 – Naurin Muzaffar

In this episode, Uzair speaks with Naurin Muzaffar about why Pakistan’s textile sector has failed to keep up with Bangladesh, what Pakistan can learn from Bangladesh, and what needs to change in Pakistan.

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Episode 04 – Atif Mian

In Episode 04, Uzair speaks with Dr. Atif Mian about why Pakistan keeps going back to the IMF, why the country’s economy keeps going from one crisis to another, and what he would do if he was the economic czar in the country.

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Episode 17 – What Can We Learn From Reko Diq?

The Reko Diq case has been a long, drawn out saga where Pakistan faced penalties of almost $5.9 billion. To talk about this case, the overall role of international arbitration, and the path forward for Pakistan, Uzair spoke to Marike Paulsson. Marike is one of the foremost experts in the field of international arbitration and…

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Episode 03 – Pakistan’s Stock Market

In episode 3, Uzair talks to Bilal Moon, who has been working in the equity markets for over a decade about Pakistan’s financial markets, how it works, and how they can be taken to the next level.

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Episode 02 – Mehvish Arifeen

In our second episode, Uzair talks to Mehvish Arifeen, co-founder and COO of GharPar. We talk about GharPar’s mission and vision, Pakistan’s start-up ecosystem, and her journey as a woman entrepreneur. About GharPar: GharPar is a social enterprise that provides timely, convenient and professional at-home beauty services to its female clients through a web and…

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Episode 01 – Khurram Husain

The first episode of Pakistonomy, a podcast in which Uzair Younus will discuss the state of Pakistan’s economy with key stakeholders in the rate of growth, the degree of stability and the manner in which political economy shapes the lives of ordinary Pakistanis. Khurram Husain is a leading business and economy journalist in Pakistan, based…

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