Paper 106 – Minimum Wage in the RMG Sector of Bangladesh: Definition, Determination Method and Levels

CPD Working Paper Series Contributors: Khondaker Golam Moazzem and Saifa Raz Publication Period: February 2014 Minimum wage in the RMG sector of Bangladesh is a debated issue, mainly due to lack of operational definition and method for calculation. This study is undertaken to  come [...]

2014-03-03T18:35:22+00:00 February 25th, 2014|Development Governance, Policies and Institutions, e-Library, Working Papers|

Evaluating Aid for Trade on the Ground: Lessons from Bangladesh

Aid for Trade Series: Issue Paper 29 Contributors: Fahmida Khatun, Samina Hossain and Nepoleon Dewan Publication Period: December 2013 With about USD 392 million per year received since 2006, Bangladesh is among the top 15 recipients of Aid for Trade (AfT) funds. [...]

2014-01-15T10:54:37+00:00 January 15th, 2014|e-Library, International Publications|

Paper 105 – Revisiting the PRSP Experience in Bangladesh: Perspectives on Representation, Accountability and Inclusiveness

Contributors: Fahmida Khatun, Debapriya Bhattacharya and Mustafizur Rahman Publication Period: October 2013 Given its political history and economic performance, Bangladesh emerges as an interesting case to study the nature of representation, extent of inclusiveness and degree of accountability of various [...]

2013-11-11T14:50:58+00:00 October 21st, 2013|e-Library, Poverty, Inequality and Social Justice, Working Papers|

CPD-CMI Paper 5: Does Democracy Impact Economic Growth? Exploring the Case of Bangladesh – A Cointegrated VAR Approach

CPD-CMI Working Paper Series Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya, Shouro Dasgupta and Dwitiya Jawher Neethi Publication Period: September 2013 The key socioeconomic indicators of Bangladesh have apparently experienced improvement since the advent of a new phase of democracy in 1991. This paper [...]

2013-10-02T11:54:11+00:00 September 15th, 2013|CPD-CMI Working Paper Series, e-Library, Working Papers|

Paper 104 – Least Developed Countries (LDCs) in the Global Value Chain (GVC): Trends, Determinants and Challenges

Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Khondaker Golam Moazzem Publication Period: August 2013 The paper, based on a review of available literature and empirical evidence, has pointed out that the opportunities for the least developed countries (LDCs) to participate in the global [...]

Paper 103 – China and the Least Developed Countries: An Enquiry into the Trade Relationship during the Post-WTO Accession Period

Contributor: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Farzana Misha Publication Period: August 2013 In the post-WTO accession decade, China’s trade relationship with the least developed countries (LDCs) has undergone significant transformation. In this context, the present paper seeks to analyse trends, nature and [...]

Paper 101 – Analytical Review of Bangladesh’s Macroeconomic Performance in FY2012-13 (First Reading)

Publication Period: April 2013 The present interim review of macroeconomic performance of Bangladesh focuses on the developments during the first few months of FY2012-13, and reviews the movements of major macroeconomic indicators in view of the targets set for the [...]

2013-07-18T18:52:33+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|CPD Working Paper Series, e-Library, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

Paper 100 – Technological Upgradation in the Jute Mills of Bangladesh: Challenges and Way Out

Contributors: Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Kishore Kumer Basak and Md. Tariqur Rahman Publication Period: November 2012 In view of the recent rise of global demand for jute goods and consequent revitalisation of jute manufacturing sector in Bangladesh, the paper has examined [...]