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Education Budget in Bangladesh: an analysis of trends, gaps and priorities

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Bangladesh has made impressive progress in terms of addressing inequities in schooling enrolment and as regards some of the learning outcomes. This is particularly reflected in Bangladesh’s Millennium Development Goal (MDG) outcomes. However, this progress needs to be consolidated and further strengthened in view of a number of unfinished agendas …

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Implementing Agenda 2030: Unpacking the Data Revolution at Country Level

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Implementing Agenda 2030: Unpacking the Data Revolution at Country Level is a unique report that examines data availability and quality for tracking progress against the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The countries examined in this report, spanning four continents, are Bangladesh, Canada, Peru, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Turkey. The report examines data used to track progress in poverty, education, employment and …

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Bangladesh Economy in FY2015-16: Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance

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Containing two chapter this volume is prepared under CPD’s flagship programme Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development (IRBD). The first chapter “State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2015-16 (Third Reading)” is the third interim analytical report on the performance of the Bangladesh economy in FY2015-16. Based on the latest available data …

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Estimating Women’s Contribution to the Economy: The Case of Bangladesh

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A large part of economic activities undertaken by women in Bangladesh including household chores, care and agriculture work remain unaccounted for. This is due to limitations of conventional measures such as gross domestic product (GDP) that primarily considers goods and services produced for markets. As a result, wrong signals are …

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Towards Regional Integration in South Asia: Promoting Trade Facilitation and Connectivity

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This compendium focuses on some of the most pressing issues that are critically important to advancing the cause of South Asian economic integration. Whilst in recent years SAARC policymakers have taken important decisions to enhance market access, promote trade facilitation and deepen transport linkages in the region, formidable challenges continue …

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Bangladesh Economy in FY2014-15: Third Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance

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Bangladesh Economy in FY2014-15: Third Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance This volume prepared under the Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development (IRBD) programme contains three chapters. The first chapter “State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2014-15 and the Closure of Sixth Five Year Plan” is the third interim report regarding the performance …

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Protecting Bangladesh’s Geographical Indication Interests: The Case of Jamdani

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CPD-NCCB Publication on Protecting Bangladesh’s Geographical Indication Interests The Case of Jamdani This publication emerged from a collaborative initiative of the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and the National Crafts Council of Bangladesh (NCCB). The study taken under the initiative deals with the issue of operationalising the newly enacted Geographical Indication …

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সমসাময়িক উন্নয়ন চিন্তা: ২০১৪ সালে মিডিয়াতে সিপিডি’র নির্বাচিত মন্তব্যসমূহ

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সিপিডি তার প্রতিষ্ঠালগ্ন থেকেই গণমাধ্যমের সাথে নিবিড় সম্পর্ক রক্ষা করে আসছে। নীতি গবেষণার ফলাফলকে সাধারণ মানুষের দৃষ্টিগোচরে আনার ক্ষেত্রে গণমাধ্যমের যে অগ্রণী ভূমিকা আছে তা স্বীকৃত সত্য। এ কারণে সিপিডি-র গবেষকরা গণমাধ্যমে সমকালীন বিভিন্ন বিষয়ে কলাম লিখন, সাক্ষাৎকার প্রদান ও মন্তব্য দিয়ে নীতি গবেষণার জটিল বিষয়কে সহজবোধ্যভাবে সাধারণ জনগণের কাছে …

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Bangladesh Economy in FY2013-14: Third Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance

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Bangladesh Economy in FY2013-14: Third Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance This volume prepared under the Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development (IRBD) programme contains two reports that CPD prepared in view of the National Budget FY2014-15. The first chapter presents the third and final review of state of the economy by …

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Bangladesh Economy in FY2012-13: Second Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance

Bangladesh Economy in FY2012-13: Second Interim Review of Macroeconomic Performance This volume prepared under the Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development (IRBD) programme contains two reports that CPD prepared in view of the National Budget FY2013-14. The first chapter presents the second and final review of state of the economy for …

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State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2011-12 and Outlook for FY2012-13

State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2011-12 and Outlook for FY2012-13 The volume captures key developments in the Bangladesh economy in FY2011-12 and anticipates early signals of FY2012-13. It includes three analytical chapters and one dialogue report as an annex. Chapter 1 puts forward an assessment of Bangladesh’s macroeconomic performance …

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