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Poverty: Up and down the line  

In a static stance, measurement of poverty shows the proportion...

Relevance of Modern Monetary Theory  

In a recent Project Syndicate commentary, James K. Galbraith of...

Rectifying the SOEs

According to recent media reports, the total losses in mills...

Exporting potatoes

The fact that the country produces close to 11 million...

Brick kilns' swoop on CHT  

The hilly areas in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) covered...

Tax collection: Narrowing gap between 'actual' and 'potential'  

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has proposed a Tk....

Another bidding round put on hold: What's next?    

It has become a regular practice on the part of...

Baffling paddy prices  

Historically, agriculture in the subcontinent had been practised as a...

Rice growers deserve better  

One of the great success stories of Bangladesh is its...

The GDP paradox

Broadly speaking, there are three measures of national income or...

Agro-processing needs proper policy boost    

Despite the importance often attached to agro-processing as a prospective...

Dealing with food adulteration menace  

Perhaps it is the dilly-dallying in taking action against food...

Is bifurcation of DWASA necessary?  

The proposal mooted by the Dhaka South City Corporation (DNCC)...

Moving towards higher growth trajectory  

Bangladesh is expected to join 7.0 per cent club in...

A puzzle worth pondering  

Bangladesh continues to be a country of puzzles. The first...

On the road to economic prosperity  

It was not long before that global financial institutes and...

Fixing the tax regime

Tax and non-tax revenues constitute the major segments of domestic...

Crop insurance for farmers

Crop insurance, best understood in its unmistakable link with the...

Ensuring hazard-free Eid shopping  

Unlike in the previous years, Eid-ul-Fitr shoppers' movement throughout a...

LG commission: A partial remedy  

The factors held responsible for poor functioning of the local...

Hazards of air pollution

Bangladesh's capital ranks fourth worst in the Air Quality Index...

How does an economy grow?  

Bangladesh's incredible economic growth performance is well known. Annual growth...

Taking care of problems behind transport sector imbroglio  

There is a mental divide between the public and transport...