What Lehman Brothers' failure means today

So far this year, the world has marked the 50th...

Monetary Policy: To keep pace with the economy

If we take a look at the Bangladesh Bank's monetary...

Land and leasing: Changing contractual arrangement

Rural land market in Bangladesh is very narrow and getting...

Gini: All bottled up!

A concept from the dismal science that you can sink...

FOCAC - a front to counter the West

The Forum for China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) is the crucial pillar...

'Global Britain': Déjà vu?

Except in a symbolic capacity, Prince Charles rarely enters the...

Digital data sharing continues unabated

Scandal involving Facebook and Cambridge Analyticaa is probably the worst...

The billions that never get realized

The taxman has taken umbrage because Tk 150 billion worth...

Achieving SDGs: Expanding scope of private sector

The private sector is an indispensable partner in the implementation...

China-Africa cooperation for sustainable development

This Forum on China-Africa Cooperation is an embodiment of two...

Reaping benefits from BIMSTEC initiatives

BIMSTEC (The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and...

Automation, avocation, or a future of both?

Missing the meaning of the 'Great Recession' (2008-12) may be...

Enlivening legal system for promoting investment

Indian subcontinent inherited the British legal system since the colonial...

Resolving Rohingya crisis: Mounting pressure on Myanmar

A tortoise probably moves faster than the speed with which...

Controlling evasion of customs duties

Customs duty is around one-third of the government's total tax...

Offering quality telecom service at lower cost

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) has recently brought changes in...

Choosing an ideal energy mix

Uninterrupted energy supply is a precondition for achieving the ambitious...

Credit market: Rural borrowers victim of discrimination

Loanable funds for rural trades and businesses are in short...

Offshore banking: Time to control and conduct

The concept of offshore banking in Bangladesh is not new...

Financial sector: Attaching top priority to risk management

It is a well-known fact today that the financial system...

Belated regulatory actions amid stock anomalies

Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) and the Dhaka Stock...

The current account counts

NEW HAVEN - In an increasingly interconnected global economy, cross-border...

Money-laundering: Restoring trust in banking system, monetary flows

Shadow-banking, discussed in the previous Scopus piece of this series...