10:00 am EST - 11:00 am EST

Past Event

Pakistan’s economic crisis

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

10:00 am - 11:00 am EST

Online Only

The 2022 year saw political turmoil, an economic crisis, and catastrophic flooding in Pakistan. On the economic front, the country has been dealing with backbreaking inflation, a depreciating currency, and precariously low foreign reserves. As Pakistan looks to address these challenges in a turbulent moment, important questions arise as to the long-term roots of these problems, how political instability shapes them, and what economic policy Pakistan should adopt to address its difficulties.

On February 1, the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings hosted an event to discuss the deep roots of Pakistan’s economic challenges and the future of its economy.

Viewers submitted questions by emailing [email protected] or by joining the conversation on Twitter with #PakistanEconomy.