Nadir Cheema teaches Economics at SOAS, University of London. He is a book reviews editor at Bloomsbury Pakistan, which focuses on academic books published in the field of Pakistan studies. His is published in the area of Health Economics and frequently contributes articles on Pakistan’s economy. More recently, he has developed a keen interest in sovereign debt and looking at Pakistan’s current IMF programme. He has co-edited the book, ‘Pakistan Left Review; Then and Now’ (2022), published by the Oxford University Press. Other than his profession, he also has a keen interest in the historical archives of British India, particularly the Indian Civil Service (ICS), which he carried on since his student days at Oxford and Cambridge universities. Given his family’s agriculturist background in central Punjab and lower Sindh, he has useful insights into the agriculture sector.