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November 5, 2015

Criminal Exploitation of Baluchistan

Professor Dr Shahida Wizarat According to the resource curse literature resource abundant countries or regions have lower rates of growth as compared with resources scarce countries/regions. […]
April 17, 2015

Why Pakistan Should Not Join the Yemeni Conflict Dr Shahida Wizarat

The recent outburst by the UAE foreign minister against Pakistani parliament’s decision not to get involved in the Yemeni conflict brought to the fore the fact […]
April 17, 2015

Should Pakistan Get Militarily Involved in the Yemeni Conflict? Professor Dr Shahida Wizarat*

Policies unleashed by rich industrialized countries post 9/11 are pushing countries once euphemistically termed as developing countries into junkyards of depilated houses, infrastructure, short of basic […]
December 28, 2014

Why the Peshawar Tragedy Occurred?

Although there have been several terrorist attacks in Pakistan like the Mariott bombing, the GHQ attack, the Parade Mosque attack, the Mehran base attack, etc, but […]
December 10, 2014

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN

President Mamnoon Hussain, President Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Presidents House, Islamabad 9 December 2014. Honorable Sir, I want to bring to your attention two very important […]
October 17, 2014

Some Thoughts on Pakistan’s Present Predicament

In this article I have presented an overview of the crises engulfing developing countries generally and Pakistan more specifically. I have tried to provide some food for thought on why there is so much conflict […]
August 25, 2014

Keynote Address ICBSSS, AESS, Kuala Lumpur, 16-17 August 2014

GROWING THRUST OF CHALLENGES ON THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES AND OUR INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE RESPONSE. PROFESSOR DR SHAHIDA WIZARAT I. Introduction It is my great pleasure to […]
June 17, 2014

Budget 2014-15

Dr Shahida Wizarat, Director Research, Chief Editor PBR, HOD Economics, IOBM The rate of growth of the economy at 4.1% last year was less than the […]
April 21, 2014

Natural Resouces, Conflict and Growth. Dr Shahida Wizarat

The present global economic scenario has rekindled interest on natural resources, conflict and growth issues. While for a vast body of literature natural resources are a […]