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Graduates, jobs, taxes and debt

The proposed FY 18 Budget will increase tax burden on...

Drivers of economic growth in South Asian

In recent years, South Asia has become the fastest growing...

The new VAT regime: An appraisal

The Bangladesh budget, 2017-18 has set a uniform rate of...

Middle East turmoil takes new turn

The Middle East has been burning for the last six...

Life as it goes on in Dhaka city

Hussain Imam Lying in the lower recess of the Ganges...

Should China be ejected from the SDR?

Last week, the Chinese government tightened its grip on the...

What is behind the \"Fake News\"?

People all around the world are overwhelmed with "Fake News"...

LFS raises many questions

The country has already entered the territory of 7-plus annual...

Has Bangladesh entered a period of jobless growth?

The much-awaited results of the Labour Force Survey (LFS) of...

The VAT debate: More heat than light

The discussions on the upcoming budget continue to be bogged...

Are we bracing for a \'protection shock\'?

This is truly the eleventh hour. The i's have been...

Bangla-India trade: NTBs more stringent than tariff barriers?

Since the signing of the South Asian Free Trade Agreement...

How a responsible govt. should behave

Whenever I am required to do an introductory lecture on...

FY18 budget: An exercise in aggressive revenue collection

There will be a higher tax burden on the people...

Iran forges ahead despite Trump\'s ultimatum

Iran's ties with the European Union (EU) have clearly reached...

Tax policy reform should be country-specific

The VAT rates in 19 Asian nations vary from the...

Depreciation and inflation

The exporters of the country, especially ready-made garments exporters, have...

China leads the world in clean energy

With a surge in investment in the renewable energy sector...

Trump\'s 100 days: A mixed bag?

When U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt called a special congressional...

A new strategy for the pursuit of road safety

In Bangladesh, roads have virtually become 'death-traps' these days! Recently,...

Fiscal policy options: Crowding in or crowding out

"Central problem of depression prevention has been solved'' - Nobel...

Yokohama calling: ADB to realign its action plans

After 50 years of its long journey, the Asian Development...

The Bangladesh journey: Challenges ahead

Since 1990, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Bangladesh has been...