Charitable Giving in Pakistan

With a ceaseless littany of bad news coming from Pakistan, it helps to remember that there are a few silver linings to the cloud.

For instance, Pakistan has one of the world’s highest rates of charitable giving. No surprise to anyone whose lived there. The average Pakistani may be poor, but is large hearted: he’ll give you the shirt off his back. The wealthy are another matter….

Here’s more from Tyler Cowen’s account of Anatol Lieven’s “Pakistan, a Hard Country.”

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