A quiet transition

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During the early phases of economic development most people in a country find employment in agricultural and related activities.

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Remittance and black money

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The title of this piece – remittance and black money – seems awkward. Remittance is something that we all want; the Bangladesh Bank celebrates its increased flows

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Is monetary policy working?

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Recently a research institute assembled a bevy of economists for a discussion on the biannual publication of Bangladesh Bank (BB), Monetary Policy Statement July-December 2014.

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Elite stake and progress

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The Honourable President of the country goes to London for eye treatment. A few months ago he went to Singapore for medical check-ups.

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Overseas employment: Domestic linkages

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Temporary movement of labour abroad for employment is a relatively new phenomenon in Bangladesh. It started a few years after the emergence of Bangladesh as an independent country on a modest scale.

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