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

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

2016-06-20T19:37:11+00:00 June 16th, 2015|Books, e-Library, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

One Year After the Rana Plaza Tragedy: Where Do We Stand? – The Victims, the Sector and the Value Chain

View and Download the Report Third Independent Monitoring Report One Year After the Rana Plaza Tragedy: Where Do We Stand? – The Victims, the Sector and the Value Chain Publication Period: April 2015 The third report wraps up [...]

2015-05-12T11:59:27+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|e-Library, Post-Rana Plaza Monitoring Reports|

CPD Working Paper 110 – Trade and Transport Facilitation in Bangladesh: An Audit of the State of Play

View and Download the Report CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Khaleda Akhter and Naimul Gani Saif Publication Period: April 2015 This working paper embodies the results of trade and transport facilitation audit which was carried out [...]

2016-02-16T16:22:35+00:00 April 13th, 2015|e-Library, Trade, Regional Cooperation and Global Integration|

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

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 [...]

2015-03-02T11:55:56+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Books, e-Library, Trade, Regional Cooperation and Global Integration|

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

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 [...]

2015-03-02T12:30:32+00:00 March 2nd, 2015|Books, e-Library, Featured Post|

CPD-CMI Working Paper 9 – The Unheard Voices: A Citizen Perception Study on Governance and Service Delivery by Urban Local Government Institutions in Bangladesh

Download the paper CPD-CMI Working Paper Series Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya, Mobasser Monem, Hasan Muhammad Baniamin and Umme Shefa Rezbana Publication Period: December 2014 Urban local government institutions, comprising of city corporations and municipalities, in Bangladesh are by law [...]

2015-03-03T15:01:42+00:00 December 28th, 2014|CPD-CMI Working Paper Series, e-Library|

CPD Working Paper 109 – Recent Developments in Myanmar and New Opportunities for Sub-Regional Cooperation: A Bangladesh Perspective

View and Download the Report CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Mashfique Ibne Akbar Publication Period: September 2014 The paper analyses the potential opportunities between Bangladesh and Myanmar stemming from sub-regional cooperation. With the election of [...]

CPD Working Paper 108 – Recent Developments in Myanmar: Opportunities for Sub-Regional Energy Cooperation

CPD Working Paper Series Contributor: Deepti Mahajan Mittal Publication Period: September 2014 Download the Paper In the context of the political and economic changes that have marked Myanmar since 2010, this paper assesses the opportunities for sub-regional energy cooperation between [...]

Trade Facilitation towards Export Promotion in the Indian Market: CPD Research Monograph

CPD Research Monograph 8: Trade Facilitation towards Export Promotion in the Indian Market: Addressing the Emerging Gaps Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman and Khaleda Akhter The opportunities and potential benefits that could emerge from deepening bilateral trade and investment and economy-wide cooperation between [...]

2015-02-25T12:59:14+00:00 September 20th, 2014|CPD Research Monograph Series, e-Library, Featured Post, Monographs|

CPD-CMI Paper 8: Political Parties in Bangladesh

CPD-CMI Working Paper Series Contributors: Rounaq Jahan Publication Period: August 2014 This study provides an overview of the evolution of political parties since the birth of Bangladesh. It analyses and compares the ideology, organisational structure, leadership and support base of four major [...]

2014-08-28T10:54:49+00:00 August 19th, 2014|CPD-CMI Working Paper Series, e-Library|

CPD Working Paper 107 – Bilateral Free Trade Agreements (FTAs): Opportunities and Challenges for Bangladesh – Framework Issues

CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Mehruna Islam Chowdhury and Saifa Raz Publication Period: June 2014 In the backdrop of rise in Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) in developing countries, particularly after the global financial and economic crisis, Bangladesh is still ambivalent in setting [...]

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

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 [...]

2015-08-05T18:23:30+00:00 June 14th, 2014|Books, e-Library, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2012-13 and Outlook for FY2013-14

State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2012-13 and Outlook for FY2013-14 This volume of the IRBD has focused on three areas: evaluation of the state of the economy in FY2012-13 with comments on near-term outlook, analysis of the National Budget [...]

2015-09-06T11:31:39+00:00 March 20th, 2014|Books, e-Library, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

CPD-CMI Paper 7: FDI in the Energy and Power Sector and Economic Growth in Bangladesh

CPD-CMI Working Paper Series Contributors: Fahmida Khatun and Mazbahul Golam Ahamad Publication Period: November 2013 This study presents a discussion on the current energy and power situation of Bangladesh, and examines the causal relationship between FDI in the energy and [...]

2014-03-24T16:29:00+00:00 March 1st, 2014|CPD-CMI Working Paper Series, e-Library|