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Students from Economic Study Centre Visits CPD

14 students from the Economic Study Centre, a student group of the Department of Economics, University of Dhaka visited the CPD on 22 July 2010. Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director, CPD. briefed the students on the CPD’s dialogue and research activities. Opportunities of young students of economics to be from the …

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Budgetary Implementation and Sane Bureaucratism Stressed at CPD-BEA Regional Dialogue

Good performance with regard to budgetary implementation and a depoliticised bureaucracy in the development process were called for by the discussants in a post-budget dialogue titled An Analysis of the National Budget for FY2010-11, held on 24 June 2010 at the Dalia Room of Hotel The Peninsula, Chittagong organised by …

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Finance Minister Emphasises Government’s Commitment to Boost Agriculture, Energy and ICT Sectors at the CPD Budget Dialogue

“Demands for the agriculture, energy, power and ICT sectors will be met no matter the amount allotted for them in the budget,” said A M A Muhith, Hon’ble Minister for Finance at the CPD budget dialogue titled State of Bangladesh Economy FY2009-10 and Analysis of Budget FY2010-11 on 19 June …

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Lecture by Mr James M Roberts

Mr James M Roberts, Research Fellow in Economic Freedom and Growth, Heritage Foundation’s Center for International Trade and Economics presented a lecture on 2010 Index of Economic Freedom: The Link between Economic Opportunity and Prosperity, at CPD on 16 June 2010.

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CPD Visit of UNICEF Officials

UNICEF officials Dr Iyorlumun Uhaa, Deputy Representative; Christine Jaulmes, Chief of Communication and Information Section; Deqa Ibrahim Musa, Project Officer; and Mohammad Shafiqul Islam, Social Policy Specialist visited CPD on 10 May 2010. Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director; Anisatul Fatema Yousuf, Director, Dialogue and Communication; and Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem, …

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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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