Demand for jute goods rising in international market

Once upon a time, jute was the golden fibre of...

Core principles for a proper fiscal policy

Along with higher growth and poverty reduction, Bangladesh has experienced...

US firms invest in China amid rising tensions

Apple and 28 other US enterprises have announced their decision...

Of Judgment on the 16th Amendment of the Constitution

Recently the Hon'ble High Court Division of the Supreme Court...

Brunei, a destination for Bangladeshi migrant workers

Less than half of the size of Sylhet division of...

Where the government should do the math carefully

The people who are egging the government on to borrow...

Discrimination in the name of corporate governance, due diligence, compliance

Few months back, one of the largest exporters in the...

Fair competition among technology service providers: Delivering specialised e-services

In the telecommunication industry, the value added service (VAS) product...

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...