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Meeting with Professor Gustav Papanek

In honour of Professor Gustav F Papanek, President of the Boston Institute for Developing Economies (BIDE) and Professor of Economics, Emeritus at Boston University, CPD hosted a lunch at the Hotel Westin, Dhaka on 17 April 2010. The lunch meeting was attended by Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director and other …

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Professor Rehman Sobhan Turns 76

Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman of the CPD, stepped into 76 on 13 March 2010. CPD accorded a warm reception to Professor Sobhan on the occasion of his 75th birth anniversary at the Spectra Convention Centre on the day. Former students, former colleagues, friends and family members joined CPD family members …

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CPD Dialogue Stresses Closer Regional Cooperation

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) organised a dialogue on Advancing Bangladesh-India Economic Cooperation: Modalities and Challenges on 4 March 2010 at the CIRDAP Auditorium in Dhaka with Professor Rehman Sobhan, Chairman, CPD, in the chair. Dr Dipu Moni, MP, Hon’ble Minister for Foreign Affairs, graced the occasion as the Chief …

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CPD’s 33rd Board of Trustees Meeting

The 33rd meeting of the CPD Board of Trustees (BoT) was held at the CPD Dialogue Room on Thursday 18 February 2010. The Board reviewed CPD’s research, publication and dialogue activities at national, regional and international levels during the period for August 2009 – February 2010. The Board expressed satisfaction …

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CPD Stall at Ekushey Book Fair 2010

In keeping with its tradition, CPD raised a stall at the Ekushey Book Fair in February 2010. The month-long book fair was held on the occasion of the immortal Ekushey February. Chairman of CPD Professor Rehman Sobhan inaugurated the stall on the premises of the Bangla Academy. Different publications, research …

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CPD Review Identifies Areas of Emerging Concern: State of the Economy in FY2009-10

“Most formidable challenges for the government now are to contain inflationary pressure and tackle the growing power deficit in the industrial sector.” Such observations were made in a review paper of the CPD prepared under its programme Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development (IRBD). Titled State of the Bangladesh Economy in …

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