Poverty trap and structural reforms

Is this too general an observation that to get out...

Challenges South Asia faces

South Asia, the most populous and the poorest region on...

Is market buoyancy genuine?

The stock market is in an upbeat mood. If not...

Boosting skilled manpower

Bangladeshi expatriate workers sent home $13.61 billion by official count...

Surveying needs before skill training  

Bangladesh, in order to embark upon a higher growth path,...

Push and pull in non-farm activities

In rural Bangladesh, mobility of farmers between farm and non-farm...

Textbook imbroglio

If anything, it is a multi-dimensional textbook imbroglio this time....

Expanding Islamic finance

Only a few decades back, Islamic finance was unknown to...

PPP beyond rhetoric

The prospect of Public Private Partnership (PPP) looks dim for...

Land management in rural areas

In the realm of land management in rural Bangladesh, one...

Suspicion over capital goods import

The current account deficit during the first five months of...

Improving environment for doing business

The Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) has reportedly prepared a...

Inflation and cost of living: Two views

Every literate person knows that the relation between inflation and...

Shunning the GSP lure

Global trade is now in for harsh realities in view...

Women in economic activities

According to Becker's household labour allocation model, each household member...

Authenticity of figure of road accidents is vital

A report prepared by the Nirapad Sarak Chai (NISACHA), a...

Will graduation cut into exports?

Despite miles to go, there is no arguing that graduation...

On rural income

Income is considered to be one of the most important...

Why is this arbitrary water tariff hike?

Most consumers, both residential and commercial, in Dhaka city got...

Governance of migration needs improvement

Remittance inflow into the country has been reduced alarmingly although...

Recognising women farmers

It indeed augurs well for the future of agriculture in...

The question of minority in a majoritarian democracy

Reacting to a social media post on October 31, 2016,...

Drug all set to defeat development

Indisputably, the country's journey on the road to development, particularly...