Higher GDP growth should have led to higher employment

Bangladesh’s GDP growth rate is estimated to reach 7.2 percent in FY 2017. While achieving the growth figures has dominated attention, it has not been able to create more jobs in the economy.

2017-05-31T15:37:03+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Events, Featured Post, Monitoring of National Economy, Press Briefings|

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

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 [...]

2016-04-21T14:43:46+00:00 April 20th, 2016|CPD events mention, CPD in the Media, CPD study citation|

Make the Budget Work: Op-ed on CPD’s Recommendations for the National Budget FY2016-17

Published in The Daily Star on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 Make the budget work Syed Mansur Hashim The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has recently made recommendations on the upcoming budget in the unveiling of 'State of Bangladesh Economy in 2015-16)'. In what [...]

2016-04-19T18:44:38+00:00 April 19th, 2016|CPD events mention, CPD in the Media, CPD study citation|