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Poverty eradication: Making appropriate investments

According to a recent report of the United Nations Development...

Customer satisfaction: Small initiatives can ensure better outcomes

An excellent customer service not only fulfils the requirement of...

Women's rights: Making gender equality a reality

It's on all of us to make gender equality a...

Bangladesh flood 2019: The role of Warm Pool El Niño

Currently we are facing a weak El Niño year. The...

Untangling bureaucratic procurement processes

Bangladesh has a public procurement system that includes the Central...

Growth, development and crisis of moral values

It goes without saying that Bangladesh has made some impressive...

The dilemma of interest rate spread

The difference between deposit rate (DR) and lending rate (LR)...

Which way now for the EU?

With the main European Union (EU) institutions preparing for a...

Climate change mitigation and adaptation suffer from funds crunch

United Nations former Secretary General Ban Ki-moon was realistic in...

US-India strategic alliance: Implications for South Asia

Since the early 1990s, there has been a rapid transformation...

Capturing smartphone value chain

Mobile handset appears to be the single largest imported industrial...

Free trade zones and global supply chain

There is a global trend of providing special facilities to...

Boosting CMSMEs through mobile banking

In Bangladesh, cottage, micro, small, and medium enterprises (CMSMEs) are...

Harnessing wind potential for power generation

Following submission of a report last year by the U.S....

Integrating South Asian regional cooperation

After the colonial era, most countries of the South Asian...

Building a Plan B to RMG industry: Arrested transitions?

There is reason for pride in how Bangladesh's RMG (ready-made...

Whither market mechanism?

Higher lending rate is obviously a barrier to investment; it...

Impact of lower rates on deposits: A senior citizen's perspective

The financial sector of the country has of late been...

Pursuing an endless frontier of growth

Through successful trading of labour based productive activities in the...

ROHINGYA CRISIS: DONOR FATIGUE: RISK OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL UNREST

The uncertainty over the repatriation of about 1.2 million Rohingya...

A reform opportunity for the IMF

  This month marks the 75th anniversary of the signing...

SDG 4: Coming out of the 2% GDP trap for education

Education and human development are tied together as an international...