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Khondaker Golam Moazzem

Economic Upgrading in Bangladesh’s Apparel Value Chain during the Post-MFA Period: An Exploratory Analysis

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Bangladesh’s success in the global apparel value chain following the expiration of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement in 2005 deserves study to understand how a least developed country can become a major source of apparels within a short period of time. This article shows that even under a quasi-hierarchical governance structure, suppliers in Bangladesh have made significant progress in economic upgrading, particularly process and product upgrading.

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CPD authors in Connecting Asia: Infrastructure for Integrating South and Southeast Asia

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The chapter “Bangladesh: Perspectives on Deepening Cross-border Links” by Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director; Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Additional Research Director, Mehruna Islam Chowdhury, former Senior Research Associate and Farzana Sehrin, former Research Associate, is published in the Connecting Asia: Infrastructure for Integrating South and Southeast Asia by the Asian …

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Journal article on education and entrepreneurship by Dr KG Moazzem

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“Returns to education among entrepreneurs in Bangladesh,” authored by Ivar Kolstad, Arne Wiig and Khondaker Golam Moazzem has been published in Journal of Asian Economics, Volume 34, October 2014, Pages 54–65. Abstract This article estimates returns to education among entrepreneurs in Bangladesh, using unique survey data from 2012. Our main instrument for …

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Connecting South Asia and Southeast Asia: A Bangladesh Country Study

Authored by Mustafizur Rahman, Khondaker Golam Moazzem, Mehruna Islam Chowdhury, and Farzana Sehrin, originally published under Asian Development Bank Institute Working Paper Series as ADBI Working Paper 500, reposted from ADBI website, on 26 September 2014. Abstract Economic integration is being inhibited by the poor state of transport connectivity between Bangladesh, and South Asia and …

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Policy Essays: Enhancing Productivity in Bangladesh’s Garment Sector

Reposted from the DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) website, published on 16 September 2014. In early 2014, The DFID-ESRC Growth Research Programme (DEGRP) and the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) brought together key academics and policymakers in a policy dialogue held in Dhaka to explore the “challenges of economic transformation …

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Khondaker Golam Moazzem and Farzana Sehrin write on the RMG sector

প্রতিচিন্তাঃ অর্থনীতি “বাংলাদেশের পোশাক খাতের প্রতিযোগিতা সক্ষমতা এবং সামাজিক অগ্রগতির একটি বিশ্লেষণ” Authors: Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem Additional Research Director and Ms Farzana Sehrin Research Associate, CPD

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