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Explaining lacklustre economic growth

This is a continuation of my article "Demystifying why US...

Preventing digital feudalism

The use and abuse of data by Facebook and other...

Trade war opportunities for RMG exports to the US

There is an air of optimism in Bangladesh that the...

Boosting the low productivity in agriculture sector in Bangladesh

There is no denying that augmentation of agriculture is imperative...

Ensuring inclusive services trade: Role of complementary domestic policies

It is well recognised that trade in services is critical...

Regulating the medicine empire: Healthy living of humankind

People with ailments are usually obliged to buy whatever medicines...

The coming AI spring: Preparing to manage its onset with care

Artificial intelligence (AI) is all around us, generating excitement about...

Portrait of an insurance legend

He was born Md Azizus Samad. M.A. Samad was the...

Corporate tax reduction in India: What should Bangladesh do?

The Government of India recently announced reduction of corporate income...

Role of investment bank in M&A process

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) market in Bangladesh is in its...

The ruinous brunt of xenophobia

Xenophobia is the fear or hatred of that which is...

Joining the technological frontiers

Artificial intelligence (AI) and biotechnology are both on an exponential...

The not so democratic face of democracy

It couldn't have been scripted better. Turkey's assault on hapless...

Realisation of the upper middle income status and beyond

In early 2018, Bangladesh fulfilled all the three eligibility criteria...

Is automation a threat for RMG workers in Bangladesh?

The fourth industrial revolution is underway and is bringing with...

Are traditional multinationals ready for emerging markets?

Since 2010, economic growth in low-and middle-income countries has been...

Conflicts the United States cannot disengage from

President Trump, in multiple interviews, underscored that he would not...

Effective Blue Economy plan and youth employment

Currently 36 per cent of the total population of Bangladesh...

Foot-loose & fancy-free global economy: Wildcards as trip-wires?  

As we enter the last 2019 quarter, it is instructive...

Why we need more Economists

In a recent commentary in The New York Times, Binyamin...

Digital technology and telemigration

Globalisation is simple. Arbitrage drives globalisation. When the cost difference...

Can the US and China make a deal?

Now that the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the...

Intellectual properties (IP) strategy for startup success

Despite the promise of creating an endless opportunity of growth,...