Selim Raihan

The writer is Professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Executive Director, South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM). Email: selim.raihan@econdu.ac.bd

March 23, 2021
March 23, 2021

Regional integration in the Bay of Bengal: In search of a new agenda

Academics, policymakers and other stakeholders in the Bay of Bengal region and beyond agree on the need for greater integration in this region.

March 21, 2021
March 21, 2021

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.

February 3, 2021
February 3, 2021

Strategies to tackle pandemic induced poverty in Bangladesh

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented rise in poverty in Bangladesh in a very short time span.

January 3, 2021
January 3, 2021

Setting development priorities right in 2021

As the Covid-19 pandemic left a deep dent on the development trajectories of Bangladesh, the country must set its development priorities right in 2021. Bangladesh aims to achieve the stiff...

November 4, 2020
November 4, 2020

Covid-19 and the road to recovery in Bangladesh

Covid-19 has generated hugely distressing effects on the economy of Bangladesh.

October 8, 2020
October 8, 2020

Eight new development challenges triggered by Covid-19

Covid-19 has brought about an unprecedented crisis in human history in terms of its dimension and scale.

September 6, 2020
September 6, 2020

Covid-19 and the challenges of trade for Bangladesh

The Covid-19 induced economic crisis has affected the export and import of Bangladesh by large margins. The economic crisis has been exacerbated by the closure or limited operation of businesses...

June 14, 2020
June 14, 2020

The budget falls short to be Covid-19 responsive

The fundamental objective of the budget for the next financial year (FY21) should have been to resolve the unparalleled health and economic threats raised by the Covid-19 pandemic, and to restore...

May 7, 2020
May 7, 2020

Four key areas that need urgent attention

The economic crisis caused by Covid-19 is deepening in Bangladesh every day.

April 9, 2020
April 9, 2020

Case for a united South Asian response to Covid-19

The effects of Covid-19 on the national economies and the global economy are going to be unprecedented.