Abdullah Shibli

AN OPEN DIALOGUE

Economist and IT professional working in Boston, USA

September 3, 2022
September 3, 2022

Why so many delayed flights this year?

I must concede that personality-wise, I am somewhat neurotic about delays, long queues, immigration desks, lost luggage, and the other woes that accompany aeroplane travels.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Good planning requires accurate data

An economy without an independent source of data is like an aircraft flying without its airspeed sensors.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022
July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Is load-shedding a symptom of Bangladesh's energy insecurity?

We had energy surplus a few months ago, and now the country is facing the prospect of “reduced electric supply” until September.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Why aren’t we looking at climate-based solutions to address flooding?

Doing so could help avoid the yearly sufferings of many vulnerable and poor citizens.

June 26, 2022
June 26, 2022

The newest challenge to environmental goals

It was reported that US President Joe Biden will be travelling to Saudi Arabia next month and finally kowtow to its rulers.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022
June 5, 2022
June 5, 2022

‘Price Controls! Can’t we do anything else to beat inflation?’

What does a government do to alleviate the pain and suffering caused by rising prices and shortages?

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Will Ankhi be able to take the SSC exam this year?

I have known Ankhi since she was two-years-old. She is the daughter of Ali and Kohinoor who have struggled their entire life to support their children as they climb the steps to get out of poverty through education.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

Could Bangladesh be the next Sri Lanka?

Public demonstrations, political protests calling for the government to resign, and long queues at gas stations and grocery stores have been a regular feature in Sri Lanka for the last few weeks.