Mizanur Rahman | The Daily Star
  • Mizanur Rahman

    The writer is an Associate Professor of Public Policy, University of Dhaka and Director of Accounting of Capital Market Development. He won the Global Development Network (GDN) Medal for Research on Development in 2010. E-mail: mizan@du.ac.bd

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