Author Archives: Omer Javed


Omer Javed

Public Service reform – IV

Continued from Part-III, published on October 06, 2018 Public representatives are public servants, since they are elected by the electorate into public office to represent and take decisions that are in the


Omer Javed

IMF programme

Perspectives for the government IMF programmes are highly tilted towards aggregate demand management, and least focused on supply-sided impetus. Also, they ask for following a brand of economics — under the neoclassical/


Omer Javed

Creative economic policy

Government should incentivise private sector to diversify their investment interests If you want to get something done, then you will have to primarily do it yourself. The situation of government is no


Omer Javed

Not the IMF way

We need a package of creative economic policies In my doctoral research, which culminated in receiving both distinction and as a Springer published monograph in their ‘Contributions to Economics’ series, I thoroughly


Omer Javed

Use of PM House

Elite research institution? In his first address outside the Parliament, the PM gave a brilliant speech, touching upon various important issues, and indicating policy direction. One point he raised was with regard


Omer Javed

PTI’s economic vision – I

Dissecting the Manifesto Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI; translated Pakistan Movement for Justice) outlined its economic vision mainly through its Manifesto 2018, with details further highlighted in the recent interviews of the forthcoming Finance


Omer Javed

Plutocracy and poverty in Pakistan

Political and economic elites have evolved an institutional incentive system Mental constructs matter. Path dependencies solidify such thinking patterns. Some kind of belief system exists in every society. People have drawn from

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