Sadiq Ahmed | The Daily Star
  • Sadiq Ahmed

  • Stemming the rot in public banks

    I have written many times in the past about the need to address the governance issues in the state-owned commercial banks (SCBs).
  • Trade protection and job creation

    The global debate over trade protection has gained momentum in the aftermath of the US national elections where populist candidate Donald Trump won the presidential elections promising the use of trade protection to create jobs. Although the case for free trade is
  • Towards a more caring society

    BANGLADESH can take pride in showing the world how development is possible even in the face of heavy odds. Bangladesh ranks the
  • The emperor has no clothes

    A decentralised elected local government with vested political authority and well defined responsibilities can make a difference in terms of quality of life of the residents.
  • Large loan restructuring policy: criticisms and answers

    On January 29, Bangladesh Bank issued a new Large Loan Restructuring Policy (LLRP). Concerns have been expressed in some quarters