Sayema Haque Bidisha

Making our public food distribution system work

With the soaring inflation rate in recent times, the importance of effective public food distribution cannot be emphasised enough.

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Are we doing enough for our SMEs?

One significant dimension that has emerged in Bangladesh in recent decades is the expansion of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

What contributes to the development of Bangladesh?

One could say the success story of Bangladesh’s economic development has been spectacular.

Our fiscal space is narrowing fast

Both global and local macro-challenges can have serious implications for the people of Bangladesh

How to make development projects more time and cost-effective

Delays and lack of quality control are a major concern when it comes to development projects.

Post-Covid challenges for our labour market

Specific policy incentives are needed to stimulate the economy and revive the labour market.

Demographic dividend: How do we include more youth into Bangladesh's economy?

For Bangladesh, the window of achieving demographic dividend will close around 2040.

The poverty reducing effect of migration

In the context of a developing country like Bangladesh, migration and resulting remittances can have crucial implications for its growth and development. Overseas migration has been working as a key means of providing employment opportunities for the growing labour force, with the remittances sent by the migrants contributing at both the macro and micro levels.

How much has the labour market recovered?

Despite signs of recovery in the economy, there is no denying the fact that the impact of Covid-19 on the labour market can be far reaching.

Understanding food poverty and food vulnerability situation

There is no denying the fact that over time, Bangladesh has performed quite impressively in terms of alleviating poverty.

Set 2021’s economic priorities in light of pandemic experiences

The year 2020 has been an unprecedented one for most of the countries of the world with Covid-19 costing lives and affecting economic activities severely.

Recovering employment after Covid-19 outbreak and beyond

Despite showing signs of recovery, there is no denying the fact that the Covid-19 outbreak has resulted in a strong dent on the country’s development efforts.