Debapriya Bhattacharya

Debapriya Bhattacharya is Distinguished Fellow at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

October 2, 2019
October 2, 2019

Mahatma Gandhi and the Sustainable Development Goals

The world today will celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Twelve years back, the United Nations voted to declare the date as the “International Day of Non-Violence.” When people...

June 10, 2019
June 10, 2019

National budget measured through five senses

According to the great philosopher Immanuel Kant, “all our knowledge begins with senses, proceeds then to understanding, and ends with reason.

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

Learning from peers and graduates

The outlook for the United Nations' (UN) list of least developed countries (LDCs) is finally looking optimistic after 47 years of lacklustre performance since the category's establishment...

March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018

Clarifying the MIC-LDC confusion

The national development discourse in Bangladesh often mistakenly considers graduating from the Least Developed Country (LDC) category and becoming a middle-income country (MIC) as interchangeable....