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How minority shareholders of listed companies can seek protection

There are two basic organs in the management of listed...

FY2019-20 budget: What's in it for the poor people?

In Bangladesh, it is reasonable to assess the budgetary allocations...

Xi visits North Korea - a game changer

Chinese President Xi Jinping's two-day state visit to the Democratic...

Trump's trade war: A great paradigm shift

Trump's trade war is increasingly taking the shape of a...

America's economic blockades and international law

US President Donald Trump has based his foreign policy on...

Budget FY 2019-2020: Continuing the momentum of growth

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2018 was slightly...

Tax on dividend and retained earnings may repel investors

The proposed budget for the financial year 2019-20 was presented...

A bad free trade agreement is worse than nothing

With growing economic conflicts triggered by US President Donald Trump's...

Review of the existing BITs is in order

There is a wave of revisions and terminations of Bilateral...

An ambitious outline of new economics

Flaws and vulnerabilities of the current model of capitalism are...

Country boats: Nation's ever-living emblem

The season of monsoon has started making its arrival felt...

Trumponomics: Policy blunders of epic proportion

Blinded by a surging stock market and a 50-year low...

Blockchain releases farmers from the collateral trap

A Jamaican start-up has an innovative solution to help smallholder...

Can UBI survive financialisation?

Universal basic income (UBI) is hardly a new concept, but...

Reversing 2019 gears: Indicators & interpreters

What is so promising about 2019 is that we are...

FY20 budget statement: Treatment of the financial sector

Financial sector of a country encompasses a wide variety of...

China's industrial incentive policy - from global factory to intellectual powerhouse

China is known to be offering huge incentives to its...

The new VAT regime: Addressing a few concerns

After many ups and downs since its enactment in November...

Russia's pursuit for low carbon development

President Donald Trump blamed countries like India, China and Russia...

Budgetary allocation for health sector: Why it matters

In the development agenda, health has always remained a cross...

The spectre of securitisation: Financialisation promotes dangerous speculation

Financialisation has involved considerable 'innovation', often of opaque, complex and...

Effects of fiscal policy and governance on economic growth

The issue concerning the effect of fiscal policy on growth...

Smooth graduation: Learning from experiences of former LDCs

Only five countries have managed to graduate out of the...