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Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem

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Research Director

E-mail: moazzem@cpd.org.bd
Skype: kgmoazzem

Expertise: global value chain development, RMG and textiles, jute, labour and industrial relations, SME development, business environment analysis, Foreign Direct Investment, regional connectivity, WTO and trade related issues.

Dr Khondaker Golam Moazzem is industrial economist by profession. His major area of interests includes development of industrial enterprises, entrepreneurship development, private investment including FDI, competition policy and trade related issues at the bilateral, regional and multilateral levels. Dr Moazzem holds a PhD from the Kyoto University, Japan. He was a visiting fellow at the Centre for South East Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University. He worked as a member of various committees at both the national and international levels. Dr Moazzem has published numerous articles in international peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters and co-authored books published by CPD.

Publications

Publications

Moazzem, K. G. and Tariqur Rahman. 2009 “Chapter 5: Bangladesh Country Investment Study” in the book titled Intraregional Trade and Investment in South Asia. Development Partnership Program for South Asia. Asian Development Bank (ADB).
(available on http://www.adb.org/Documents/Books/Intraregional-Trade- Investment/default.asp)

Moazzem, K.G. 2010. Export Competitiveness of Bangladesh’s Apparels in Japanese Market: Constraints, Challenges and Opportunities in view of Changing Market Dynamics. CPD Research Monograph Series 4. CPD-ILO. Dhaka.

Moazzem, K.G. and S. Chowdhury. 2009. LDCs’ Market Access to Developed and Developing Countries Implications for Export Diversification of Bangladesh’s Apparels Products. CPD Occasional Paper. CPD. Dhaka.

Moazzem, K.G., K. M. Rahman, S.S. Hossain, and T. Rahman. 2009 “Regional Trade in South Asia” as a chapter of a book titled Human Development Report in South Asia 2009. Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre, Pakistan.

Moazzem, K.G. and T. Rahman. 2009 “Development of the Value Chain in the Textile and Clothing Sector of Bangladesh: Is There Any Role of RTAs?” in the book titled (tentative) International Production Network (IPN) and Trade Policy: With Special Reference to Textile and Clothing Sector of Bangladesh. ARTNeT, UNESCAP.

Rahman, M., K.G. Moazzem, S.S. Hossain. Global Financial Crisis and Bangladesh Economy: Implications for Employment and Labour Market. CPD Research Monograph Series 4. Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in association with the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

Rahman, M., K.G. Moazzem, S.S. Hossain. 2009. Impact of Global Economic Crisis on the Employment and Labour Market of Bangladesh: A Rapid Assessment. Occasional Paper 80. Centre for Policy Dialgoue (CPD). Dhaka.

Moazzem, K.G. and S. Chowdhury. 2009. “Restructuring of the Jute Manufacturing Sector in Bangladesh at Cross-Roads: Challenges and the Way-out” in the Book titled Development of Bangladesh with Equity and Justice: Immediate Tasks for the New Government. Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

Moazzem, K. G., T. Rahman and A. Sobhan. 2009. Jute Manufacturing Industry of Bangladesh: Opportunities, Challenges and Policy Options. Occasional Paper 78. Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). Dhaka.

Moazzem, K. G., T. Rahman and A. Sobhan. 2009. Bangladesher Pat-shilpa: Samasya, Sambhabana O Niti-Bikalpa (in Bengali) Occasional Paper 79. Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD). Dhaka.

Moazzem, K. G. and Tariqur Rahman 2008. Intraregional Trade and Investment in South Asia: Country Investment Study- Bangladesh. Report Prepared for the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Rahman, M., D. Bhattacharya, and K.G. Moazzem. 2008 “Kotamukto Bisya Byabosthaya Bangladesher Poshak Shilper Unnayankolpe Protijogita Sakshamata: Pradhan Challengesamuha O Karaniyo” (in Bengali) in Bangladesh Unnayan Samiksha Subarna Jayanti Sangkha 1415.

Rahman, M., K.G. Moazzem, and S.R.D. Shimon. 2008 “Kotabyabostha Biluptir Prekshite Bangladesher Toiri Poshak Khate Prajuktigata Punargathan” (in Bengali) in Bangladesh Unnayan Shamiksha, Annual Issue, Vol.25, 1414.

Rahman, M., D. Bhattacharya, and K.G. Moazzem. 2008 “Kotamukto Bisye Bangladesher Raptanimukhi Poshakkhate Paribartaner Parjalochana” (in Bengali) in Kotamukto Bisye Bangladesher Raptanimukhi Poshakshilpa: Sampratik Prabanata O Challenge. CPD. Dhaka.

Rahman, M., K.G. Moazzem, and S.R.D. Shimon. 2008 “Kotabyabostha Biluptir Prekshite Bangladesher Toiri Poshak Khate Prajuktigata Punargathan” (in Bengali) in Kotamukto Bisye Bangladesher Raptanimukhi Poshakshilpa: Sampratik Prabanata O Challenge. CPD, Dhaka.

Khatun, F., M. Rahman, D. Bhattacharya, and K.G. Moazzem. 2008. “Banijyo Udarikaran o Nari Sramik: Bangladesher Toiri Poshak shilper Aviggata” (in Bengali) in Kotamukto Bisye Bangladesher Raptanimukhi Poshakshilpa: Sampratik Prabanata O Challenge. CPD, Dhaka.

Khatun, F., and K.G. Moazzem. 2008 “Poshak Shilpe Sramikder Nunnatama Majuri” in Kotamukto Bisye Bangladesher Raptanimukhi Poshakshilpa: Sampratik Prabanata O Challenge (in Bengali) CPD, Dhaka.

Rahman, M., D. Bhattacharya, and K.G. Moazzem. 2008 “Kotauttar Bisshaya Byabosthaya Bangladesher Poshak Shilper Unnayankalpe Suparishmala” (in Bengali) in Kotamukto Bisye Bangladesher Raptanimukhi Poshakshilpa: Sampratik Prabanata O Challenge. CPD, Dhaka.

Khatun, Fahmida and K. G. Moazzem. 2007. “Poshak Shilpe Nunyatama Majuri: Preksit Bangladesh” (in Bengali) [Minimum Wage in the RMG Sector: Perspective on Bangladesh], which was published in the Bangladesh Unnayan Shamiksha, Vol.1413, No.33.

M. Rahman, D. Bhattacharya and K. G. Moazzem.2007. Bangladesh’s Apparel Sector in Post-MFA Period: A Benchmarking Study on the Ongoing Restructuring Process. Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

Haq, M. Z. Mamun Hasan Shahriar and K. G. Moazzem. 2007. “Leading Factors for Business Competitive Environment in a Developing country: A Case Study of Bangladesh”. the Journal of Business Studies. Dhaka.

Khatun, F. and K. G. Moazzem. 2007. “Poshak Shilpe Nunyatama Majuri: Preksit Bangladesh” (in Bengali) [Minimum Wage in the RMG Sector: Perspective on Bangladesh] Bangladesh Unnayan Shamiksha, Vol.1413, No.33.

Moazzem. K. G. and S. R. Shimon. 2007. “Technological Restructuring in the Apparel Sector of Bangladesh in View of MFA Phase Out: Impact and Implications” published in the Proceedings of International Technology, Education and Development Conference, Spain, March, 2007.

Khatun, F., M. Rahman, D. Bhattacharya, K. G. Moazzem and A. Shahrin. 2006. Gender and Trade Liberalization in Bangladesh: The Case of the Ready Made Garment. Report Prepared for USAID. Dhaka.

Moazzem. K. G. 2006. Meeting the Challenges Confronting SME Development in Bangladesh: With Special Reference to Government’s Budgetary Measures. Report prepared for KATALYST, Dhaka.

Moazzem, K. G. 2006. “Opportunities and Challenges of Intra-regional Investment in South Asia: With Special Reference to Bangladesh” in Independent Review of Bangladesh’s Development 2004: Regional Cooperation in South Asia. Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) & UPL, Dhaka.

Bhattacharya, D., K. G. Moazzem, K. M. Rahman, and S. S. Hossain. 2006. Business Competitiveness Environment in Bangladesh (2005): Domestic Perceptions and Global Comparison. Occasional Paper No. 59. Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka.

Bhattacharya, D., and K. G. Moazzem. 2006. Bangladesher Arthonitite Boideshik Biniyog Probaho: Goti-Prokiti O Probhab (in Bengali) [Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh: Trends and Its Impact]. Occasional Paper No. 57. Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD), Dhaka.

Moazzem, K. G. 2005. “Prospect of Regional cooperation for Investment in South Asia” as Working Paper in “Democratization, Peace and Regional Cooperation in South Asia” published by International Centre Goa (ICG), India. Konark Publishers. India.

Mozzem, K. G. and K. Fujita. 2004. “The Marketing System of Potato and Its Changes in Bangladesh: Perspectives from a Village Study of Comilla District. The Developing Economies. Vol.42. March.

Habib. S. M. Ahsan and K. G. Moazzem. 2004. “Implications for Financial Globalization for Bangladesh”.Bank Parikrama (A Journal on Banking and Finance). Vol. XXVIII, No.1.

Moazzem, K. G. 2003. “Structure of Income, Savings and Investment in Rural Bangladesh: Case Study of Increasing Money Flow in a Village of Comilla District. The Japanese Journal of Rural Farm Economics. Special Issue. November.

Op-eds and Interviews

Op-eds and Interviews

Should the wait be too long: Dr Moazzem

Over the last few years, Bangladesh economy has been experiencing a number of interesting changes which would have far-reaching impact on country’s long term economic growth.

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বাংলাদেশের নতুন সক্ষমতা ও ঋণের বিকল্প উৎস: ড. মোয়াজ্জেম

উম্নয়নশীল কিংবা স্বল্পোম্নত দেশগুলোর মধ্যে বাংলাদেশ অর্থনৈতিক প্রবৃদ্ধিতে ধারাবাহিকতা বজায় রেখে চলেছে। চুলচেরা বিশ্নেষণে মোট দেশজ উৎপাদন বৃদ্ধির হার ৭ শতাংশের কতটা ওপরে কিংবা কিছুটা নিচে- সেটা নিয়ে বিতর্ক থাকতেই পারে।

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অর্থনীতিতে হঠাৎ চাপ: ড. খন্দকার গোলাম মোয়াজ্জেম

বাংলাদেশের অর্থনীতিতে হঠাৎ করে এক ধরনের অস্থিরতা লক্ষ্য করা যাচ্ছে। পরপর কয়েকটি বছর আমরা সামষ্টিক অর্থনীতিতে যে স্থিতিশীলতা দেখে আসছি, হঠাৎ করেই যেন তাতে ছেদ পড়ার শঙ্কা।

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ভ্যাট আইন চালু হলে আয়কর আদায়ও বাড়ত – খন্দকার গোলাম মোয়াজ্জেম

গতকাল ১ জুলাই থেকে ২০১৭-১৮ অর্থবছর শুরু হয়েছে। এ বছরের বাজেট সংসদে পাস হয়েছে ২৯ জুন, যা পেশ করা হয় ১ জুন। আগের বছরে দেশে অর্থনীতির সূচকগুলো মোটামুটি স্থিতিশীল ছিল। তবে বৈশ্বিক অর্থনীতিতে ছিল ওঠানামা। উন্নত দেশগুলোর অর্থনীতির মন্দাভাবের কারণে রফতানি বাজারে লক্ষ্যমাত্রা অর্জন করা যায়নি।

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গুণগত দিকের ঘাটতি রয়েছে – গোলাম মোয়াজ্জেম

সিপিডির সিনিয়র ফেলো ড. গোলাম মোয়াজ্জেম বলেছেন, এটি বড় আকারের বাজেট। সরকার উন্নয়নের জন্য ব্যয় করতে চাইছে, যা ভালো দিক। কিন্তু বড় বাজেটে আয়ের যে দিকনির্দেশনা থাকা উচিত সেই গুণগত দিকের ঘাটতি রয়েছে।

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Fourth Anniversary of The Rana Plaza Collapse: Where do we stand? – Khondaker Golam Moazzem

It has been four years since the day in April when the nation and the world was shocked when a garment factory building in Savar came crashing down. 1,129 workers were killed and thousands more injured, trapped in the rubble.

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এত টাকা রাখি কোথায়? – খন্দকার গোলাম মোয়াজ্জেম

বাংলাদেশ যে ১০০টি বিশেষ অর্থনৈতিক এলাকা গড়ে তোলায় উদ্যোগী হয়েছে তার কয়েকটিতেও চীন, ভারত, দক্ষিণ কোরিয়া, জাপানসহ উন্নত ও উন্নয়নশীল দেশগুলো বিনিয়োগের উদ্যোক্তারা বিনিয়োগে আগ্রহ প্রকাশ করেছেন।

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পোশাক শিল্পের চ্যালেঞ্জ ও বাধ্যবাধকতা – খন্দকার গোলাম মোয়াজ্জেম

বাংলাদেশের পোশাক শিল্পের সামনে এখন বড় লক্ষ্য ২০২১ সালের মধ্যে রফতানি ৫০ বিলিয়ন ডলারে পৌঁছানো বর্তমান বিনিময় হার অনুযায়ী ৪ লাখ কোটি টাকার মতো।

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‘দামি টাকা’ এখন নানামুখী চাপে – খন্দকার গোলাম মোয়াজ্জেম

কয়েক বছর ধরেই মার্কিন ডলারের বিপরীতে বাংলাদেশের মুদ্রা টাকার দর স্থিতিশীল রয়েছে। একটা সময় ছিল যখন মার্কিন ডলারের তুলনায় টাকার দাম নিয়মিত কমে যাচ্ছিল।

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Emerging Asian markets and export diversification – Khondaker Golam Moazzem

Published in The Daily Star on Thursday, 23 February 2017 Widening comparative advantage in global export market has not only triggered economic growth but also ensured expected structural transformation as has been revealed in many Asian developing economies such as South Korea, Taiwan and China. Bangladesh, like other developing economies, has made considerable progress as an …

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