"Until aid from the IMF or greater trade with India arrives, the people of Pakistan remain extremely downbeat about their economic plight. Roughly nine in 10 say the economy is bad, including a majority (64 per cent) that thinks it is very bad, according to the 2012 Pew Global Attitudes survey. Just nine per cent rate the economy positively."

— Bruce Stokes, "Seeds of Unrest in Pakistan’s Economy"