Crossroads of economics and politics

Ending on a progressive note, the fourth BIMSTEC (Bay of...

In Memoriam: Samir Amin

Egyptian-French economist Samir Amin died on Sunday, August 12 in...

Importance of deciding the best doctor for your treatment

Though healthcare choices are highly personal, most would agree that...

Ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns

Globally more people are expected to join the middle class...

Protecting Padma riverbanks and preventing further erosion

The Padma has recently ravaged vast swathes of Naria, a...

Banking system needs to be digitalised

Banking sector is one of the major contributors to the...

Technology transfer triggering contentious trade issues

The escalating trade war between China and the United States...

The global trade system could break down

Ten years after the failure of Lehman Brothers, we know...

Meeting challenges of sustainable power generation

Conclusion of a two-part series titled Adequate power generation fuels...

Another crisis in the offing

Those that lost hearth and home following the infamous financial...

Malaysia renegotiating relations with China and neighbours

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad, consistent with his pre-election pledge,...

RMG trade promotion: Banking challenges

The concluding part a three-part series titled 'The role of...

Reinvigorating RCEP, implication for Bangladesh

The ministers of 16 Asia-Pacific countries in the last week...

Promoting RMG trade: Regulatory and incentive framework of banks

The second of a three-part series titled 'The role of...

Purging Dhaka's traffic of its ills and lacunae

Amid the law enforcers' ongoing campaign to streamline Dhaka's traffic...

Banking industry and promotion of RMG trade

The first of a three-part series titled 'The role of...

Public investment: Crowding-in or crowding-out?

While there is a general consensus that investment is the...

Innovation: Analytical capability building

Asking question about the status quo of a particular situation...

Reflecting on the Great Recession - complacency and missed opportunity

A decade ago in September 2008, the investment bank Lehmann...

Climate change: Access to cooling

The Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), a global initiative launched...

The real problem with free trade

For most critics of globalisation, trade is the villain, responsible...

Cattle prattle: Leather in line to follow RMG magic

Great Eid business is possible in Dhaka that does not...

The missing link of refugee response

In early July, I travelled to the Kutupalong refugee settlement...