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Tabadlab Policy Roundtable 08 – Economic Impact of COVID-19

Tabadlab Policy Roundtable 08: Economic Impact of COVID-19 with Aamir Ibrahim, Dr Aisha Ghaus Pasha, Dr Samreen Malik, Maheen Rahman, and Ammar Rashid. The conversation will analyse how the already vulnerable Pakistan economy will deal with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tabadlab Policy Roundtable 05 – Lessons from Two Months of “Lockdown” in Pakistan

The Covid-19 or Coronavirus has caused unprecedented disruptions to normalcy all across the globe. Pakistan’s various provincial governments and the national leadership began suppression measures in late February, and my mid March 2020, the term lockdown became synonymous with containment or suppression measures. Based on events, as well as robust research and in-depth analysis a…

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Tabadlab Policy Roundtable 01 – Covid 19, Basic Income, Digitalization & the Social Contract

On March 24, 2020, the Government of Pakistan announced a PKR 144 billion income support programme called Ehsaas Emergency Cash, to alleviate the economic hardship caused by Covid-19. This represents among the most ambitious efforts by the state in Pakistan to engage and support its citizens. We discuss the transformational potential of the Ehsaas Emergency…

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