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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 fiscal by various policy documents. The paper also contains two …

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Paper 98 – Analytical Review of Bangladesh’s Macroeconomic Performance in FY2011-12 (Second Reading)

Publication Period: March 2012 This paper takes stock of the performance of the national economy in certain key areas covering the first six months of FY2011-12 (July-December 2011). The review sets the stage by analysing the most recent trends in the global and regional economies and tries to interpret their …

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Paper 97 – Assessing the Impact of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis on Bangladesh: An Intervention Analysis

Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya, Shouro Dasgupta and Dwitiya Jawher Neethi Publication Period: March 2012 The global financial and economic crisis had a lagged impact on the economy of Bangladesh, resulting in declines in export, import, FDI and foreign aid inflows. All these had concomitant negative effects on the country’s various socio-economic …

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Paper 95 – Stabilising the Capital Market of Bangladesh: Addressing the Structural, Institutional and Operational Issues

Contributors: Khondaker Golam Moazzem and Md. Tariqur Rahman Publication Period: March 2012 The capital market of Bangladesh is passing through a period of extreme volatility, uncertainty and grave crisis. This paper provides a brief review of the problems that characterise the capital market in Bangladesh; carries out a critical review …

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Paper 94 – Adopting Transfer Pricing Regime in Bangladesh: Rationale and Needed Initiatives

Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Md. Shabbir Ahmed and Towfiqul Islam Khan Publication Period: November 2011 Transfer pricing has tended to remain an under researched area in Bangladesh. The objective of this paper is to raise awareness about the issues and to propose a basis for adoption of a transfer pricing regime …

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Paper 92 – State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2010-11 (First Reading)

Publication Period: January 2011 The contents of this report comprise of two core components. The first component reviews the macroeconomic situation of Bangladesh in the early months of FY2010-11, and focuses on a number of emerging trends having significance for macroeconomic management. The second component is dedicated to the scrutiny …

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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 83 – Delivering on Budget FY2009-10: A Set of Implementation Issues

Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya, Md. Ashiq Iqbal and Towfiqul Islam Khan Publication Period: September 2009 This paper attempts to facilitate the implementation of the national budget by identifying priorities, challenges and obstacles of the process. The study explicitly examines the prospects of domestic and foreign resource mobilisation for FY2008-09, along with …

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Paper 82 – Recent Monetary Policy Statement of Bangladesh Bank (July 2009): An Analytical Commentary

Contributors: Debapriya Bhattacharya and Towfiqul Islam Khan Publication Period: September 2009 This CPD paper examines the appropriateness of the monetary policy of the country (for July-December 2009 period) in view of the emerging challenges in the areas of inflation control, price stabilisation and exchange rate management, and at the same …

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Paper 80 – Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on the Employment and Labour Market of Bangladesh: A Preliminary Assessment

Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Khondaker Golam Moazzem and Syed Saifuddin Hossain Publication Period: March 2009 This paper is a preliminary output of the study on Impact of the Global Economic Crisis on the Employment and Labour Market of Bangladesh: A Rapid Assessment. The study is being conducted as part of a …

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Paper 70 – State of the Bangladesh Economy in FY2007-08 and Some Early Signals Regarding FY2008-09 (First Reading)

Publication Period: October 2008 As Bangladesh entered into the second quarter of FY2008-09, a number of challenges confronted the economy. The confidence generated through the strong resilience, demonstrated by overcoming the formidable difficulties faced in FY2007-08 in terms of consecutive natural disasters and volatile global price situation for a few …

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Paper 68 – State of the Bangladesh Economy and an Analysis of the National Budget for FY2008-09

Publication Period: June 2008  This paper analyses major proposals in the budget with a view to assess the implications of the FY2008-09 budget proposals for the economy, highlights the challenges of implementation of the proposed measures, and identifies areas where additional interventions would be required.

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