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Rafiq Dossani

Shorenstein APARC fosters dialogue on Muslim experience in Asia through new book

News / June 25, 2014
Rafiq Dossani, a former senior research scholar at Shorenstein APARC, examines the paradox of Muslim minority decline in Asia within a new book, "Modes of Engagement: Muslim Minorities in Asia." He says a way forward is for governments to focus on the poorest and connect education to development, thereby incorporating this peripheral group.
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Rafiq Dossani discusses his new book on India with the managing editor of Rediff.com

News / December 12, 2007
On November 11, India Arriving author Rafiq Dossani, Shorenstein APARC's senior research scholar, discussed his newest book with Rediff.com's managing editor Aziz Haniffa.
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Shorenstein APARC's Senior Research Scholar, Rafiq Dossani, invited to participate in an online debate on indian outsourcing

News / October 18, 2007
BusinessWeek's the Debate Room topic: Indian Outsourcing Has Peaked Their status as red-hot offshoring destinations notwithstanding, Bangalore, Mumbai, and the rest can expect a slowdown soon. Debate: Pro or con?
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After 60 years, Pakistanis struggle to find right course

Commentary / August 16, 2007
Two countries with a common and ancient civilization, India and Pakistan, celebrated 60 years of independence from colonial rule this week. At the time of independence, both countries were in danger of collapsing from internal and external threats. This greatly influenced both countries' subsequent turn toward centralism - in India's case, statism, and in Pakistan's case, army rule.
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India's Economic and Political Weekly reviews Prospects for Peace in South Asia

News / February 16, 2006
At a time of unusual US interest in south Asia it is useful to see how specialists there look at the two issues explored in this book -- the Kashmir conflict and south Asian nuclearisation. Twelve of the 15 contributors are US-based and therefore it is not surprising that the book is largely by Americans for Americans. But this does not detract from its value for Indians and Pakistanis, because the scholarship is impressive and analyses mostly free of bias.
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Pakistan not yet on the outsourcing map

News / September 21, 2005
Despite a late start, Pakistan's information technology entrepreneurs and the government are hoping to make it big in the global marketplace for outsourcing of IT-enabled services. How have other countries succeeded and where does Pakistan stand? Rafiq Dossani comments in DAWN, Pakistan's most widely circulated English newspaper.
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Remembering Y2K: The Impact Today

News / March 3, 2005
Remember Y2K? Chances are, you're not thinking of the year 2000. You're thinking of the predictions of doom for New Year's Day, 2000. The worry was a cascade of computer malfunctions caused by software that wasn't programmed to recognize the turn of the century. It didn't happen. In the run-up to New Years Day, 2000, governments and businesses spent more than $100 billion doing fixes and inspections. Five years later, the economic impact of Y2K was much more than that. APARC's Rafiq Dossani comments.
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A Tale of Two Cities

Commentary / April 2, 2004
From techie to truck driver in Silicon Valley. From tea broker to techie in Bangalore. The wave of jobs heading offshore causes wrenching loss--and produces enticing gains. Rafiq Dossani comments.
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What is the Valley's Future?

Commentary / January 13, 2004
As the region begins to emerge from a brutal recession, questions haunt the Valley. Will the jobs come back? Will we be able to maintain our global leadership in technology? How many more jobs will be sent offshore? What must the Valley - and America - do to remain competitive. The Mercury News convened a roundtable discussion of CEOs, venture capitalists, policy experts and legislators to begin to answer those questions.
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Rafiq Dossani discusses business process outsourcing to India

News / December 2, 2003
When times were good, the U.S. technology industry was famous for attracting some of the best and brightest minds in India. But now that the industry has slumped and jobs in the U.S. are scarce, an uproar is growing in America over work being outsourced to India. %people1% comments.
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