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A review of economic perspective

Bangladesh has been performing well on the economic front, if...

Tourism: Thus far and no further  

A common tendency here is to highlight the merit and...

CEPA with India: Making a win-win deal

Bangladesh and India have agreed to sign a Comprehensive Economic...

Fair price for garment export

Isn't it paradoxical that while global garment retailers insist on...

The case for mechanised agriculture

In many areas of the country, ploughs and cows are...

The fallacy of falling household debt  

Anyone unaware of financial terminology may be misled by the...

Two myths of the 2008 meltdown  

Over the last decade, research by many economists, including us,...

Spill-over effects of knowledge  

Transfer of assets to the extreme poor assumes a programme...

Impacts of education and skill gaps  

Education and skill gaps for students and job-seekers are always...

Invigorating the market

When policymakers say something about the country's stock market, it...

Biman's Achilles' heel

With the addition of a brand new Boeing aircraft to...

Let children glow in happiness  

Except during merrymaking on the national holidays, the faces of...

When it is more than remittance earning

There exists a mixed picture as far as sending of...

Who really creates value in an economy?  

After the 2008 global financial crisis, a consensus emerged that...

The country's innovation footprint

It is quite distressing to know that Bangladesh is the...

Urban pollution, urgency of its control

What the World Bank (WB) report has divulged on urban...

Diversifying Bangladesh's export basket

For long, Bangladesh was depending on only one product -...

Water for cultivation: Pricing and adoption  

Average rainfall in Bangladesh is reported to be more than...

After restructuring, now what?  

When the guidelines on loan restructuring were issued three years...

Wage hike for RMG workers: Some issues  

The garment workers have rejected the minimum wage of Tk...

Population rise and urban woes  

With the full-blown Bangla monsoon receding, the dengue onslaught is...

Breakthroughs by Bangalee scientists

It is time the long-held notion that the Bangalees are...

Economy: Turning around is not easy

Turning any economy from a position of extreme poverty to...