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Fiscal framework “the weakest link” in FY14 Budget


The CPD termed the fiscal framework as “the weakest component” in the budget although most fiscal measures appeared to be positive. CPD analyses also revealed that attainment of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) target would be a major implementation challengeas the budget’s implementation would take place during the tenure …

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Second review of Bangladesh’s Macroeconomic Performance in FY2012-13 released to the Press

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in a press briefing at its office released the report titled ‘Analytical Review of Bangladesh’s Macroeconomic Performance in FY2012-13: Second Reading’ on 3 June 2013. The report was prepared under CPD’s Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development (IRBD) programme as part of which, CPD undertakes …

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CPD-CMI Research Colloquium held on 10-11 March 2013

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) organised a Research Colloquium in collaboration with the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Norway, based on the findings of the various studies conducted under the ongoing CPD-CMI Research Cooperation Programme. The two-day eventwhich was held on 10-11 March 2013 discussed the following three thematic issues: (1) Finance for Local Government: An Elusive …

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39th CPD Board of Trustees Meeting Held

The 39th CPD Board of Trustees (BoT) meeting was held on 28 December 2012 at the CPD Dialogue Room. Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman of the CPD-BoT presided over the meeting. The Board reviewed and then endorsed CPD’s plan of research, dialogue and publication related activities for 2013. The Board decided …

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Diasporas could Play a Significant Role in Advancing Development in the LDCs: Suggested UNCTAD’s LDC Report 2012-13

CPD launched the UNCTAD’s Least Developed Countries Report 2012, titled Harnessing Remittances and Diaspora Knowledge to Build Productive Capacities on 26 November 2012 in the CPD office. Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director and Dr Debapriya Bhattacharya, Distinguished Fellow of CPD were among the notable panelists of this launching event while Dr …

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