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Sharing private data for public good

After Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005, the direct-mail...

Ensuring fairer international corporate taxation

Large transnational corporations (TNCs) are widely believed to be paying...

Is the UN's high seas treaty heading towards troubled waters?

The world's high seas, which extend beyond 200 nautical miles,...

Legal environment for mergers and acquisitions in Bangladesh

Gaining economies of scale through wider business operation and increase...

Hunting for income in a world of falling bond yields

About US$ 13 trillion worth of bonds in the global...

Withholding VAT in Bangladesh: Changes and challenges

The new Value Added Tax (VAT) law is a much...

Planting a trillion trees: Smallholder farmers in the world will be key

Tree planting is capturing the minds of those who look...

Demographic dividend: Let it not turn into a missed opportunity

There has been a debate in the past few decades...

Digital daylight & socio-economic consequences

No appraisal of the 'digital revolution' can be complete without...

Encouraging women entrepreneurship

Trade has assisted in lifting millions of people out of...

Socio-economic restructuration & digital consequences

Niall Ferguson is no stranger to the study of history,...

Updating the right to information process

Bangladesh drew the attention of the democratic world when we...

Strengthening food security: The way ahead

As of now, the world produces sufficient food to feed...

Surprise components of ECB's unconventional Monetary Policy

The Lehman shock that erupted back in 2008 had mutated...

The threat of premature deindustrialisation

Industrial economy has always been integral to the high per...

Guidelines to prevent TBML on the anvil

[Conclusion of a three-part article on 'Trade-Based Money Laundering']  ...

Averting exposure to frauds

In today's inter-connected global economy, banks are working to increase...

Equipping the young people to navigate the technological revolution

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) is convinced that the world's...

Climate change and rising global dengue risks

In mid-July, Philippines health authorities declared a "national dengue alert."...

When banks run risk of trade-based money laundering

Trade-based money laundering (TBML) activity is widely recognised as one...

Tackling the consequences of illegal migration humanely

Human trafficking and illegal migration have reached unacceptable proportions. The...

Developing countries need a seat at the table

Christine Lagarde, the departing Managing Director of the International Monetary...

MSMEs - both a choice and a reality for Bangladesh

In a country like Bangladesh, where there is no dearth...