Dr. Usman W. Chohan

  • Think tanks are deemed to play an important role in the process of addressing the multidimensional problems that confront complex societies. In the city of Islamabad alone, there are at least 30 think tanks that focus on a wide range of research disciplines and policy domains. Although they might ...

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  • As the world economy continues to reel from the economic aftershocks of coronavirus (Covid-19), there has been a mounting pressure on countries, particularly in the developing world, to stave off a debt-induced collapse in their fiscal positions. The comparatively meagre resources of developing ...

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  • As global efforts to discover a vaccine for coronavirus (Covid-19) continue at a feverish pace, much of the public now clutches at the expectation that a cure for the pandemic is on the horizon. Optimistic forecasts veer towards the deadline of 18-24 months, and the scope of the global effort ...

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  • The adage among demographers has long been that “demography is destiny,” in that what can be observed today about human populations provides rich insight into how they will grow, thrive, or wither in times ahead. For example, a high birth rate is indicative of a large working-age ...

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  • Dr. Usman W. Chohan A common literary motif in Americana, notably in science-fiction narrative, portrays the people of the world putting aside their petty squabbles during a period of world crisis, so that they might unite under the steady and able leadership of the Americans and combat the alien ...

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  • The clock is ticking on the discovery of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), with nearly four million infections and nearly three lakh deaths as of early May. Realizing this, both private and public sector initiatives are taking place around the world to try to identify and a viable ...

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  • Observers of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic have already ascribed many monikers to the economic crisis that has sprung in the contagion’s wake. While each speaks to the destruction and paralysis that the world economy faces, they all allude to varying aspects of the collective crisis: ...

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  • The onset of a widespread pandemic has also opened the doors to new conversations about the economics. In particular, the response of governments to COVID-19, particularly in developed countries, echoes the precepts of an esoteric but fascinating macroeconomic approach known as Modern Monetary ...

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  • Two years ago, Iran’s leader Rouhani addressed the UN General Assembly and warned the United States of America point blank to never engage in a raqs-e-shamsheer: a fatal dance of blades, with the Iranian nation. He warned through metaphor that the revocation of the Nuclear Deal, and ...

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  • India is an exceptional country in many regards, and as a study of electronic information shows, it is exceptional too in the amount of mass delusion in which its public dwells. According to a study of information and news consumption carried out by Microsoft, the Indian public has the biggest ...

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