Posts Tagged ‘ Economics ’

Economic performance: The basics

August 5, 2015
Mo Chaudhury
Economic performance: The basics

Once ridiculed as the “bottomless basket”, Bangladesh has recently been awarded the status of a lower middle income country by the World Bank (WB) as the Gross National Income (GNI) per capita of Bangladesh exceeded the $1,046 threshold. It is indeed a great moment of redemption and pride for the nation. However, it is...
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Mr. Muhith’s budget: Spending out of the rut

June 29, 2015
M A Taslim
Mr. Muhith’s budget: Spending out of the rut

Mr. AMA Muhith has secured his place in history. For a seventh year in a row, the finance minister has performed the ritual of placing Bangladesh’s national budget – a feat no other predecessor of the octogenarian politician could achieve. During this long period he has raised the budget expenditure from BDT 1016 billion...
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Making books accessible

February 11, 2015
Hammad Ali
Making books accessible

For the few years that I was living outside Bangladesh, one of the things I missed the most was the Ekushey Book Fair
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Winning gold, no mystery

August 8, 2012
K. Anis Ahmed
Winning gold, no mystery

As we watch the 2012 Olympics, and marvel at feats of dazzling performance, one question will run through many Bangladeshi minds: Will we ever win a medal?
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