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Shamel Azmeh

Shamel Azmeh

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Shamel Azmeh is Lecturer in Technology, Labor, and Global Production at the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester.

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  1. The Perverse Economics of Ventilators
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    The Perverse Economics of Ventilators

    Apr 16, 2020 Shamel Azmeh attributes the ventilator shortage to structural flaws in the market-driven approach to innovation.

  2. How to Save the Internet
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    How to Save the Internet

    Jun 24, 2019 Shamel Azmeh argues that tackling inequalities in the digital economy can help to stem the tide of government regulation.

  3. Closing the Global Economy’s New Digital Divide
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    Closing the Global Economy’s New Digital Divide

    Feb 26, 2018 Shamel Azmeh warns that the world's developing countries are at risk of being left permanently behind.

  4. Regulating Across the Digital Divide
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    Regulating Across the Digital Divide

    Sep 11, 2017 Shamel Azmeh sees risks for the global economy if trade rules are not expanded to include data-driven industries.

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    Fixing Our Public-Health Data Problem

    William A. Haseltine emphasizes the high costs of not having standardized protocols for collecting and sharing clinical information.
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    Uzbekistan’s Good Crisis

    Djoomart Otorbaev urges the country’s government to recognize the real causes of recent protests in Karakalpakstan.
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    Taking Back the Ocean, Inc.

    Alexander Kozul-Wright accuses the United Nations of perpetuating policies that are destroying Earth’s largest biosphere.
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    The Clean-Energy Race Is On

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    While no legislation is perfect, the US Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will be a game changer for the transition to clean-energy sources, both in America and around the world. By doubling down on forward-looking industrial policy, the US is suddenly poised to give Europe, China, and others a run for their money.

    shows how America's landmark climate legislation will trigger a cascade of economic and environmental benefits.
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    The Afghan Abyss

    Brahma Chellaney views last year's disastrous US withdrawal as just the start of a long series of policy blunders.
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    Bystanders No More

    Peter Singer urges citizens of rich countries to pressure their governments to provide sufficient aid to the world's poor.
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    What Was Different About the Latest Gaza Fighting?

    Shlomo Ben-Ami assesses whether Hamas's growing pragmatism will enable the negotiation of a durable truce with Israel.
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    What Does India Want from Russia?

    Sushanta Mallick & Brigitte Granville show how the Ukraine war is helping the country achieve significant – and advantageous – geopolitical autonomy.
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    How India Can Sustain Rapid Economic Growth

    Barry Eichengreen & Poonam Gupta say that the country's high GDP rate can be maintained only if structural reforms are swiftly implemented.

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