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Muhammad Hamid Zaman

Muhammad Hamid Zaman

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Muhammad Hamid Zaman, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University, is the author of Biography of Resistance: The Epic Battle between People and Pathogens (Harper Wave, 2020).

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  1. The Challenge of Convergent Crises
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    The Challenge of Convergent Crises

    Feb 24, 2022 Muhammad Hamid Zaman says the connection between conflict, climate change, and antimicrobial resistance is becoming hard to ignore.

  2. Learning from COVID to Fight Drug-Resistant Disease
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    Learning from COVID to Fight Drug-Resistant Disease

    Jul 6, 2021 Muhammad Hamid Zaman hopes the new attention to public health will translate into preparedness for the next major challenge.

  3. Tackling Pandemics at Their Root
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    Tackling Pandemics at Their Root

    Jun 17, 2020 Muhammad Hamid Zaman urges tighter regulation of animal markets to help prevent a sequel to the COVID-19 crisis.

  4. The Climate-Conflict Nexus
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    The Climate-Conflict Nexus

    Dec 19, 2017 Muhammad Hamid Zaman calls for evidence-based, systems-level solutions to two mutually reinforcing public-health threats.

  5. Engineering Better Refugee Health Care
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    Engineering Better Refugee Health Care

    Aug 18, 2017 Muhammad Hamid Zaman shows how technological and logistical expertise can improve medical care for displaced people.

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    Why Deglobalization Makes US Inflation Worse

    Dambisa Moyo laments that today’s inflationary surge has not elicited a coordinated global response.
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    How to Tax Energy Companies’ Windfall Profits

    Clemens Fuest & Axel Ockenfels

    Given the complexities of modern markets, economies, and legal regimes, new levies on energy companies will always run into implementation problems. To prevent supply shortages and other disastrous unintended consequences, policymakers must proceed with caution and coordinate across borders.

    consider the underappreciated difficulties of implementing new levies without creating unwanted side effects.
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    Is Putin in Peril?

    From alternate-reality annexations to fresh nuclear threats, Russian President Vladimir Putin seems more desperate than ever to project an image of strength after a string of battlefield defeats. As Ukrainian forces advance on Russian-occupied territories and hundreds of thousands of draft-age Russian men flee the Kremlin’s “partial mobilization,” we asked PS commentators to assess his prospects.

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    Liz Truss’s Backward Vision of the Future

    Diane Coyle argues that the new UK government will never cure what ails the British economy by living in the past.
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    The State Is Taking Back Energy

    Nick Butler sees increased government intervention in the sector as necessary but too often suboptimal.
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    The Stabilizing Effect of Inflation

    Daniel Gros explains why, despite the disruptions caused by monetary tightening, a financial crisis is unlikely.
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    Germany’s Emerging War Economy

    Dalia Marin outlines how the country can transform its economy and help Europe achieve strategic autonomy.
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    Japan’s Post-Abe Trust Crisis

    Akira Kawamoto explains how Fumio Kishida’s embattled government can regain public confidence and boost economic growth.
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    Liz Truss vs. the Bank of England

    Shang-Jin Wei explains how UK policymakers can prevent a financial crisis by helping pensioners and homeowners.

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