The writer is the Executive Director of the Centre for Policy Dialogue.
The world is passing through unusual times, with the Covid-19 pandemic forcing countries to adopt policies which would otherwise not be adopted.
In recent years, Bangladesh has seen a rise in electronic commerce along with other countries around the world.
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, global brands and buyers had either cancelled or postponed imports of apparel from Bangladesh. Later, towards August and September 2020,
The inequality in accessing vaccines to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic is growing.
On June 29, members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) extended the deadline for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) to protect intellectual property under the WTO's Agreement on Trade-Related...
The current pattern of global economic development is unsustainable. It is based on the extraction of natural resources and use of a carbon-intensive production and consumption system to produce...
The unreal target for revenue mobilisation has made the target numbers provided in the national budget unreliable and less authentic. For several years,
The finance minister has recently rejected the survey findings of multiple organisations on the number of “new poor” created due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In the year of Bangladesh’s golden jubilee, the finance minister has presented the 50th budget of Bangladesh for fiscal year (FY) 2022.
Public health has never been a priority sector for the government of Bangladesh when it comes to budget allocation.