Economics

Solving the riddle in South Asian development

  South Asia was a region of moderate growth before 1980. But in the past three decades, with GDP increase at an annual rate of 5.9% it has become the second fastest growing region in the world, after East Asia and Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Can Wealth Concentration be Stopped?

  (Concluding part of the speech delivered by Prof. Yunus at the 25th Anniversary event of the Daily Star on February 5, 2016 in Dhaka.)   Education has to Play the Key Role   Education has to play the key role to bring the wealth Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Can Wealth Concentration be Stopped?

  Victory of the People   Outcome of Cop 21 got me thrilled and inspired.  After 40 years of battle between believers and non-believers finally believers won. They persuaded everyone that the world is in real danger, and we must act collectively. Paris Thursday, February 11th, 2016

Bangladesh transforms despite its vicious politics

Bangladesh’s social, economic and political development is one of the great success stories of the past 25 years. But today it is Bangladesh’s politically dysfunctional ‘battling begums’ — Sheikh Hasina of the ruling Awami League (AL) and Khaleda Zia of Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Arrows in the dark

  Shayan S. Khan The Bangladesh Bank released its half-yearly monetary policy statement on July 27, outlining two principal objectives- stemming the growth of credit in the economy, side by side with reining in runaway inflation. Economists however, immediately sounded their doubts Saturday, August 6th, 2011
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