- Kharrazi, Rovenskaya, and Fath. "Network structure impacts global commodity trade growth and resilience". PLos One (2017), 12(2) doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171184
Preferential trade agreements enhance global trade at the expense of its resilience. The global commodity trade is a complex system where its network structure affects its growth and resilience. Trade agreements can make commodity trade networks more efficient and lead higher trade volumes, but these gains come at the expense of resilience to economic shocks.
- Kharrazi and Kakuwa. "Scenario projects in Japanese government: Strategic approaches for overcoming psychological and institutional barriers". Futures: The journal of policy, planning and futures studies (2017), 86, pp. 18-26
In comparison to the corporate world, public officials have fundamental psychological and institutional constraints in their scenario thinking. Possible solutions in overcoming these constraints may be to shake public bureaucrats out of their thinking by providing free and open venues of conversation and more importantly through ‘derailment' exercises.