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Role of public representatives critical for framing and implementing the national budget


Public representatives must take greater ownership of Bangladesh’s national budget for improving its transparency, accountability and for efficiently achieving implementation targets. As the Government of Bangladesh (GoB) is likely to pursue an expansionary fiscal policy in FY 2017-18, a bigger budget will test the government’s delivery capacity; making the Parliamentary …

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Leaping to a higher growth trajectory: Op-ed citing the State of Bangladesh Economy in FY2015-16 (second reading)

Financial Express, Page 05,  April 21, 2016

Published in The Financial Express on Thursday, 21 April 2016 Opinion Leaping to a higher growth trajectory Jafar Ahmed Chowdhury Mathematics is a useful tool to quantify economic and social behaviours. But social behaviours and economic behaviours vary from time to time so that these cannot be quantified accurately all the time. So …

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Bangladesh Bank heist needs parliamentary hearing: Dr Debapriya


Discussion on recent issue of Bangladesh Bank heist emerged from a Q&A session at CPD media briefing on Recommendations for the National Budget FY2016-17at the CIRDAP Auditorium, Dhaka, on Sunday, 17 April 2016. It was discussed that proper coordination and necessary measures needed for our national economic system to attain …

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Qualitative improvement of budgetary framework necessary for higher economic growth to sustain


The gaps between fiscal projection and actual implementation are being widened every year. Between FY2009 and FY2016, the gaps have increased for almost all major components of the fiscal framework where the net foreign borrowing is the weakest, followed by ADP and revenue mobilisation. A qualitative improvement of fiscal and …

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Towfiqul Islam Khan on Bangladesh economy

Janakantha, Page 01, December 17, 2015

Published in দৈনিক জনকন্ঠ on Thursday, 17 December 2015   বিশ্বে রোল মডেল ॥ চ্যালেঞ্জ সত্ত্বেও অর্থনীতিতে সফল বাংলাদেশ চার দশকে বিভিন্ন সূচকে শুধু পাকিস্তান নয় ভারতকেও ছাড়িয়েছে পাকিস্তানী অর্থনীতিবিদদের স্বীকারোক্তি – রহিম শেখ স্বাধীনতার আগে পাকিস্তানের অর্থনীতিবিদরা বলেছিলেন, বাংলাদেশের জন্য স্বাধীনতা অর্থনীতির দিক থেকে আত্মঘাতী হবে। তারা এমন একটি ধারণা …

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