Pinning hopes on PPP initiatives

The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiatives of the government are reportedly...

Why Piketty advocates release of detailed income tax data

Thomas Piketty has rocked the world by his monumental work...

Rationalising tariff structure

To be fair, there has been a lot of progress...

Why do countries differ in total factor productivity?

Theoretical and empirical literatures on sources of economic growth emphasise...

Macro analysis: Growth number eclipses reality

The annual ritual of GDP-growth debate has resumed with an...

PNG - a land of diversity

With a population of around 7.5 million and land area...

Budget implementation in a quagmire: Message for FY 17

Media reports indicate that the Finance Minister is once again...

The relation between export orientation and productivity

For long, empirical studies on the role of exports in...

Remittance inflow through private banks

Remittance, one of the main drivers of the country's foreign...

Where flows the water of the Teesta?

The news of an exclusive meeting in parliament between the...

Education sector: The smartest investments

It seems like a great idea: to improve education in...

Encouraging the use of LPG by households

Bangladesh is one of the few countries that provide natural...

Traversing asymmetric markets: The case of NTMs in Bangladesh-India trade

In an age of ever globalizing markets with value chains...

WTO negotiations: Trade restrictive measures or policy tools?

The debate over identifying any trade-related measure as trade restrictive...

The Fed\'s gamble on surplus labour

In recent weeks, the US Federal Reserve has buoyed markets...

Bangladesh capital markets: An overview

Over the last 12 years, the Bangladesh economy has sustained...

Banking in the Digital Age: It is technology plus….

In this age of 'innovention' (innovation plus invention) and fast...

LDCs concerned over slow global trade

Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) came up with...

Improved technologies to combat air pollution

Air pollution is a major issue around the world. It...

The risks of China\'s failure - and success

As the world’s financial leaders gather in Washington, D.C., for...

Tax havens exposed: Implications for SDGs

Several international organisations are working to unveil the secrecy of...

Legalising black money- theory and practice

When anybody hides his/her income from the government and does...

Legitimate competition in telecommunication sector

Telecommunication (Telco) services are no longer a luxury; they have...