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CPD Research Monograph 6 – Missing Dynamics of Spousal Violence Discourse in Bangladesh: Measuring the Economic Costs

This study, first of its kind in Bangladesh, was undertaken by the CPD in view of the serious social and economic consequences of spousal violence which may have an impact on the national productivity of the country. The study has performed in-depth interviews of 200 revealed cases of spousal violence …

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CPD-SACEPS Monograph Series 5 – Redesigning Budgetary Policy to Reach Public Resources to the Poor

The fifth monograph of the CPD-SACEPS series captures the multidimensionality of poverty in Bangladesh, and extracts broad canvas of budget in the context of eradicating poverty through economic and political empowerment of the poor. It reveals that due to its complex bureaucratic procedures, there is not much scope of the …

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Paper 90 – Bangladesh’s Export Opportunities in the Indian Market: Addressing Barriers and Strategies for Future

Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Towfiqul Islam Khan, Ashiqun Nabi and Tapas Kumar Paul Publication Period: July 2010 The paper examines the renewed opportunity for Bangladesh to expand her export market in India, and recommends a number of initiatives that could be taken to stimulate bilateral trade between the two countries. Examining …

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CPD Research Monograph 5 – Bangladesh Apparels Export to the Japanese Market: Opportunities and Challenges

In recent times, Bangladesh’s export of apparels to the Japanese market has started to evince some encouraging changes. Japanese buyers have started to outsource standard, low-end knitwear and woven wear products in an increasing manner. This change in buyers’ sourcing strategy is primarily related to changes in Japanese consumers’ demand …

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বাংলাদেশের অর্থনীতি পর্যালোচনা ২০০৮-০৯

This is the Bangla version of the volume State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2008-09 and Outlook for FY2009-10. The book attempts to review the behaviour of key macroeconomic indicators during FY2008-09, identify a number of emerging challenges confronting macroeconomic management over FY2009-10, analyse various proposals in the national budget …

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Paper 89 – Bangladesh and Regional Connectivity: Best Practices from Global Experiences

Contributors: Hasanuzzaman and Zeeshaan Rahman Publication Period: April 2010 This report has been prepared under the CPD-TRRPD programme. The paper argues that effective integration of the transport system in South Asia could contribute greatly by mainstreaming remote areas, thereby channeling benefit of economic development. In this context, it makes an …

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Paper 88 – Policy Agenda for Addressing Climate Change in Bangladesh: Copenhagen and Beyond

Contributors: Fahmida Khatun and A K M Nazrul Islam Publication Period: March 2010 This paper was prepared as the background paper for the dialogue on United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009 in Copenhagen: Issues and Concerns for Bangladesh, organised by the CPD on 18 November 2009, in Dhaka. Climate change …

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Paper 87 – Achieving Boro Rice Production Targets in FY2009-10: Challenges and Actions Required

Contributors: Uttam Deb, Nafisa Khaled, Subir Kanti Bairagi, Muhammad Al Amin, Mazbahul Golam Ahamad and Kaniz Tasnima Publication Period: March 2010 This paper was presented at a CPD organised dialogue on 23 December 2009, in Dhaka. The paper attempts to analyse the Boro production plan for FY2009-10, considering its special …

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Paper 86 – State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2009-10: From Stability to Accelerated Growth

Publication Period: January 2010 This Interim IRBD report of the CPD focuses primarily on the assessment of the performance of major macroeconomic indicators during July-December of the FY2009-10. It presents an analysis of the performance of the major macroeconomic indicators for the first few months of FY2009-10; identifies the strengths …

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Paper 85 – Current State of Doha Round Negotiations on Agriculture: Issues, Concerns and Strategies for Bangladesh

Contributors: Uttam Deb and Muhammad Al Amin Publication Period: December 2009 This report has been prepared under the CPD-TRRPD programme. The paper attempts to analyse the implications of various negotiating proposals put forward in the latest (6 December 2008) Revised Draft Modalities for Agriculture of the WTO. The paper reviews …

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CPD Research Monograph 4 – Global Financial Crisis and Bangladesh Economy: Implications for Employment and Labour Market

This monograph originates from a collaborative work undertaken by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) and the International Labour Organization (ILO), Dhaka with a view to examining the impact of the global economic crisis on the labour market of Bangladesh. The study reviews the wider implications of the crisis on …

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Paper 84 – Impact of Information Technology in Trade Facilitation on Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Bangladesh

Contributors: Syed Saifuddin Hossain, Uttam Deb and Muhammad Al Amin Publication Period: November 2009 This paper has been prepared under the CPD-ARTNeT collaboration. It focuses on the impact of IT on SMEs in order to reap the maximum possible benefits of global trade integration through effective trade performance. The overall …

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CPD Research Monograph 3 – Aid for Trade: Needs Assessment from Bangladesh Perspective

This monograph addresses the “needs” dimension of the Aid for Trade (AfT) agenda from Bangladesh country perspective. The study was designed as a preparatory step towards seeking support under the AfT initiative. In order to carry out the Needs Assessment, the study has identified key trade-related constraints confronting Bangladesh so …

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