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Zara Kayani

Zara Kayani

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Zara Kayani, a former fellow at the Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (I-SAPS), is a researcher in Islamabad, Pakistan.

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  1. Pakistan’s Literacy Problem
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    Pakistan’s Literacy Problem

    Sep 5, 2019 Zara Kayani says a nationwide campaign to boost reading skills could draw on successes elsewhere in the region.

  2. Think Local, Develop Better
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    Think Local, Develop Better

    Mar 18, 2019 Zara Kayani says community involvement in Pakistani development projects holds lessons for other countries.

  3. The Promise of Multi-Shift Schooling
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    The Promise of Multi-Shift Schooling

    Nov 21, 2018 Zara Kayani advocates a cost-effective way to enable more students to get a secondary education.

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    What Democrats Can Learn from the Science of Cooperation

    Antara Haldar

    While the Democrats have aired their dirty laundry in public, the Republicans have put on an ostentatious display of unity at their nominating convention. Evolutionary science shows that the former would do well to emulate the latter and unite quickly behind Kamala Harris.

    thinks a failure to unite fully behind Kamala Harris will give the Republicans a big advantage.
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    Patriotic Grift

    J. Bradford DeLong clarifies the fundamental difference between today's Democrats and Republicans.
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    Labour’s Economic Plan Lacks Keynesian Ambition

    Robert Skidelsky explains why the new government’s agenda is more of a gamble on growth than a concrete action plan.
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    China Is Exporting Its AI Surveillance State

    Contrary to what many Western policymakers and commentators once hoped, recent analyses have added to the evidence that trade does not always foster democracy or liberalize regimes. Instead, China’s greater integration with the developing world appears to be doing precisely the opposite.

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    Why Are Stocks, Gold, and the Dollar Surging?

    Jeffrey Frankel considers the economic and political factors pushing asset values to all-time highs.
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    How the G20 Could Help Eliminate Hunger and Extreme Poverty

    Kevin Watkins urges the group’s members to harness their economic and political power to advance shared development targets.
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    A Hillbilly Elegy for Ukraine and the West

    Carl Bildt considers the disastrous implications of US vice-presidential nominee J.D. Vance’s worldview.
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    We Are All Biomass

    Slavoj Žižek sees our shared environmental predicament as a stronger basis for solidarity than appeals to compassion.
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    Mordecai Kurz on market power, Big Tech, antitrust, and more

    Mordecai Kurz explains how technology firms abuse patent law to establish and preserve monopolies, criticizes the US Supreme Court’s approach to market power, sheds light on the relationship between innovation and inequality, and more.

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