Selim Raihan | The Daily Star
  • 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

  • The need for the 'correct' politics of development

    Despite diverging economic and political trajectories, South Asian countries share commonalities in terms of emerging development challenges in the wake of the new world and regional dynamics.
  • Creating new employment opportunities

    Bangladesh's economic growth and development experiences over the past four and a half decades since independence in 1971 have generated a lot of interests among academics and development practitioners both from home and abroad.
  • Six macroeconomic challenges

    Today, there are six major macroeconomic challenges for Bangladesh's economy. First, accelerating economic growth and maintaining high economic growth over the coming years will remain a big challenge.
  • The challenging economics of climate change

    Global climate change has become one of the dominant discourses in the scientific and public policy arena.
  • Why isn't private investment growing faster?

    The long-term trend of GDP growth rate of Bangladesh shows that the country has continued to improve its rate of growth steadily over the past 46 years after independence in 1971.
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