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Md. Shahidul Haque

Md. Shahidul Haque

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Md. Shahidul Haque, a former foreign secretary of Bangladesh, is a senior fellow at North South University in Dhaka. 

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  1. Avoiding a COVID-19 Migration Crisis
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    Avoiding a COVID-19 Migration Crisis

    Apr 14, 2020 Md. Shahidul Haque warns that the pandemic will increase pressure on national borders as people seek health services.

  2. The Silent Suffering of Climate Migrants
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    The Silent Suffering of Climate Migrants

    Oct 3, 2019 Md. Shahidul Haque & M. Riaz Hamidullah call for greater global efforts to recognize and protect people displaced by climatic disasters.

  3. Making Migration Work for Everyone
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    Making Migration Work for Everyone

    Jun 20, 2019 Md. Shahidul Haque thinks managing changing patterns in the movement of people will require a new global-governance framework.

  4. Our Duty to Migrants and Refugees
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    Our Duty to Migrants and Refugees

    Feb 1, 2017 Md. Shahidul Haque reminds governments of their collective responsibility to address vulnerable populations' needs.

  5. The Future of Migration Governance
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    The Future of Migration Governance

    Dec 7, 2016 Md. Shahidul Haque calls on national governments to rally behind a new framework for managing the movement of people.

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    Toward a Progressive Economic Agenda

    Mariana Mazzucato

    Past policy failures and unmet populist promises represent an opportunity for progressive leaders. But to win power, they must articulate a coherent alternative economic-policy program, focusing not only on redistribution but also on wealth and value creation.

    offers a five-pronged policy blueprint for the left to counter populism and recover electoral relevance.
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    The Gorbachev Diagnosis

    Daniel Yergin revisits a 2001 interview with the former Soviet leader to consider where things went awry for Russia.
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    The Canary in the Inflation Coal Mine

    Jonathan D. Ostry explains why central banks should pay much greater attention to shipping costs.
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    The Crumbling Nuclear Taboo

    Beatrice Fihn urges countries to refrain from responding to Russia's nuclear threats with nuclear threats of their own.
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    The Trussonomics Warning

    Jason Furman explains why all policies intended to help one group must nowadays come at the expense of other groups.
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    The Kremlin’s Suicidal Imperialism

    Nina L. Khrushcheva argues that the illegal annexation of four more Ukrainian territories will handicap future Russian leaders.
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    What Caused the Ukraine War?

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

    Amid heated debates about the factors that led Russia to invade Ukraine on February 24, 2022, it helps to distinguish between deep, intermediate, and immediate causes. But while each can matter in their own ways, war need not be considered inevitable even when they are all present.

    considers the deep, intermediate, and immediate factors behind Russia’s invasion.
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    Why Businesses Misbehave

    Daron Acemoglu thinks narratives about heroic entrepreneurs and villainous tycoons are a distraction from what matters most.
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    J. Bradford DeLong on US inflation, redistribution, economic dogma, and more

    J. Bradford DeLong explains how the US Federal Reserve is undermining market and investor confidence, urges US Democrats to uphold supply-side progressivism, and proposes a straightforward approach to addressing the problems of distribution and utilization.

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