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Dr Imran Syed
Dr Imran Syed

  • April 02, 2021

    Participatory budgeting

    Participatory budgeting is a process that meaningfully engages those who have traditionally been excluded from participation in important political...

  • March 20, 2021

    The Golden Age and medical science

    The debilitating effects of a pandemic that refuses to go away can make just remaining safe and healthy seem like accomplishment enough. The public...

  • March 03, 2021

    Civic space, politics and decisions

    A civic space that meaningfully engages civil society with policymakers can contribute to improved public policy decisions. This article looks at...

  • February 03, 2021

    Complexity and collaborative policy

    Making appropriate policies to address complex issues is not a simple thing. If inappropriately addressed, according to H L Mencken, the...

  • January 06, 2021

    Policy and risk mitigation

    To promote appropriate preventive behavior and stem the rise of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, it is important that policymakers better...

  • December 12, 2020

    Active ageing

    Abraham Lincoln’s view that “it’s not the years in your life that count, it’s the life in your years” captures the essence of what...

  • December 03, 2020

    Evidence-based policy

    Ideally, all major public policies should be based on sound evidence or, still better, on sound scientific evidence. Moving towards this ideal...