Economic performance: The basics

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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 not… Read more »

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Off the mark: Taking pot shots at economics

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When the economy performs well, people are in general happy with themselves; but when it goes awry there is no shortage of people to take pot shots at economics. To many economists, especially those working in the West, the controversies raging in our media over some of the economic issues would appear odd since these… Read more »

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