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Blockchain releases farmers from the collateral trap

A Jamaican start-up has an innovative solution to help smallholder...

Can UBI survive financialisation?

Universal basic income (UBI) is hardly a new concept, but...

Reversing 2019 gears: Indicators & interpreters

What is so promising about 2019 is that we are...

FY20 budget statement: Treatment of the financial sector

Financial sector of a country encompasses a wide variety of...

China's industrial incentive policy - from global factory to intellectual powerhouse

China is known to be offering huge incentives to its...

The new VAT regime: Addressing a few concerns

After many ups and downs since its enactment in November...

Russia's pursuit for low carbon development

President Donald Trump blamed countries like India, China and Russia...

Budgetary allocation for health sector: Why it matters

In the development agenda, health has always remained a cross...

The spectre of securitisation: Financialisation promotes dangerous speculation

Financialisation has involved considerable 'innovation', often of opaque, complex and...

Effects of fiscal policy and governance on economic growth

The issue concerning the effect of fiscal policy on growth...

Smooth graduation: Learning from experiences of former LDCs

Only five countries have managed to graduate out of the...

Back with a vengeance: Climate change considerations

Much like the 22-year-old Pakistani, Malala Yousafzai, Sweden's Greta Thunberg...

Liquidity crisis: A wake-up call for the banking sector

The banks and financial institutions of the country are now...

Budget implementation: Challenges and limitations

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal, along with the Prime Minister...

State of multilateralism: Rise of regional and plurilateral trade agreements

International trade has been the primary engine of facilitating income...

Sudan's pro-democracy civil resistance continues

We have been witnessing civil resistance movements taking place all...

The Chinese horse in Europe: Time for changing of the guard may not be far off

The media in Europe and, not to be left behind,...

Stock market: Will the upcoming budget show the light towards a better tomorrow?

Globally, stock markets are an alternative source of funds for...

Quit India: Brexit

If you want to study two phenomena, best way is...

Protecting children from bullying and cyber torment

Bullying, including cyber bullying, is a key concern for children....

Global governance: Globalisation-enhancing vs democracy-enhancing

US President Donald Trump has used national security as a...

Revenue mobilisation in Bangladesh: Recent trends

Economic growth and poverty reduction performances have been very impressive...

Equipping migrant workers with internationally recognised skill-set

Remittances from migrant workers are important for the Bangladesh economy....