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Economic life

NOTICE – Facts of life

Last year's census data comes out as most of the attention is focused elsewhere. Undoubtedly, demographics rarely grab our attention or make headlines except when an important characteristic, often a perceived…

Risks to life and democracy

At the start of the pandemic, in my work as a reviewer, I helped put the kibosh on an opinion piece that advised people to expect their lives to be disrupted for much longer than the 'two weeks' that the public health authorities then gave…

Activity for life

Numerous international studies indicate that cardiovascular disease, hypertension and type 2 diabetes are high in South Asia and exceed numbers found in many other parts of the world. This was confirmed by a seminar in Karachi, in…

Definition of economic life

What is economic life? The economic life is the expected period of time during which an asset remains useful to the average owner. When an asset is no longer useful to its owner, it is said to have passed its economic life.…