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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, [...]

2015-07-26T13:53:44+00:00 September 1st, 2009|CPD Working Paper Series, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

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 [...]

2013-04-21T11:12:24+00:00 March 21st, 2009|CPD Working Paper Series, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

Paper 78 – Jute Manufacturing Sector of Bangladesh: Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Options

Contributors: Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Md Tariqur Rahman and Md Abdus Sobhan Publication Period: January 2009 This paper is an output of the study on Performance of the Jute Sector in Bangladesh: Challenges, Opportunities and Policy Options. The study has been [...]

Paper 76 – Accra Conference on Aid Effectiveness: Perspectives from Bangladesh

Contributor: Fahmida Khatun Publication Period: November 2008 This paper seeks to articulate the perspectives from Bangladesh as an aid-recipient country on the evolving international aid system, and more particularly on the Accra agenda. Based on secondary information from various sources, [...]

Paper 73 – The Micro Level Impact of Foreign Remittances on Incomes in Bangladesh: A Measurement Approach Using the Propensity Score

Contributor: M W R Khan Publication Period: November 2008 This paper is an attempt to carry out a statistical study on the effect of remittances on per capita income, which has a direct implication on the welfare of households.  The [...]

Paper 72 – Public Expenditure, Employment and Poverty in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis

Contributor: Gazi Mainul Hassan Publication Period: November 2008 This paper aims to establish a link between public expenditure, employment and poverty reduction. It empirically tests the propositions for data available in Bangladesh. After reviewing relevant literature, this paper develops an [...]

2013-04-22T22:14:15+00:00 November 6th, 2008|CPD Working Paper Series, Poverty, Inequality and Social Justice|

Paper 70A – Global Trade in T&C after the MFA Phase-out: Emerging Trends and Challenges for Low Income

Contributors: Mustafizur Rahman, Asif Anwar, Fida-e-Tashfia and Zebulun Kreiter Publication Period: October 2008 The paper examines the first-out impact of the MFA phase-out, the most important agenda in the global trade of textiles and clothing. It attempts to capture the [...]

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 [...]

2015-07-26T13:48:15+00:00 October 10th, 2008|CPD Working Paper Series, Macroeconomic Performance Analysis|

Paper 69 – United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) XII: Outcomes and Subsequent Priorities for Bangladesh and other LDCs

Contributors: Kazi Mahmudur Rahman and Hasanuzzaman Publication Period: July 2008 This paper focuses on the UNCTAD XII Conference that took place in Accra, Ghana during 20-25 April 2008. In view of the worldwide volatile price situation of essential commodities, alongside [...]