Apple for President!: An Essay by William Keiper

By William Keiper

Even if the name Apple for President! is, i'm hoping, a little provocative, the subject material is severe. As voters, we will be able to now not stand round passively hoping new financial platform will by some means spontaneously take form and lift us out of our fiscal problems. Our government's unapologetic habit to borrowing and the pervasive monetary demanding situations of a lot of our electorate are transparent signs of the importance of the problem. Our present type of government-operating less than a similar constitution first followed while our structure was once ratified in 1788-has no longer saved up with the complexity and velocity of our instances. accordingly, no person president-no topic how great or proficient with management and different skills-can exhibit the best way ahead within the production of a brand new monetary platform. we'd like a versatile democracy to fulfill the demanding situations of the days. making a shift of the importance now required will necessitate utilising the easiest of our political management and the simplest of our inner most area acumen and brilliance--all within the provider of reengineering our govt and financial system. Apple for President! is an concept whose time has come. Award-winning writer and grasp game-changer William Keiper, at the moment has one other best-selling ebook: existence Expectancy: It's by no means Too past due to alter Your video game.

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Although this cannot be ordained, a democratic set-up with decentralized authority, guarantees of open and fair elections at all levels, and strong deterrents against abuse of power and law-breaking applied to all citizens is a prerequisite. The need for a national economic strategy The above discussion clearly suggests that, first and foremost, good governance in the broadest sense and realistic national agendas focused on equitable economic development are critical to “moving Pakistan’s economy forward”.

The attraction of large foreign currency deposits with a large implicit interest rate subsidy sustained consumption and imports at a high level but sowed the seeds of a future foreign exchange crisis. The effectiveness of public sector resource use also deteriorated; the wellintentioned Social Action Program to expand and improve primary education, basic healthcare, family planning, and rural water supply and sanitation did not deliver because of leakages, such as the phenomenon of “ghost schools” and “phantom teachers”.

Ultimately, however, political compromises after the 2002 elections limited progress on some fundamental issues such as improving tax administration and reforming the civil services. Poor economic management and the shift to better governance The last five years (2008–13) represent something of a paradox. On one hand, governance has declined further, corruption has risen, and effective decision39 Pakistan: Moving the Economy Forward making has suffered because merit has not been the key criterion for senior appointments.

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