Selim Raihan

Dr Selim Raihan is professor, Department of Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and executive director, South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (Sanem). Email: [email protected]

How concerned should we be about food insecurity?

The persistent high inflationary pressures in Bangladesh over the last two years have heightened concerns regarding the erosion of food security among a large section of the population.

2w ago

Food security before Covid and now

Urban poverty has seen a rise between the pre-Covid time and now, serving a debilitating blow to the food security of urban populace.

1m ago

Bangladesh's SDG performance: A changed approach can help us get ahead

Despite moderate performance in several SDGs, Bangladesh faces major challenges in actually achieving them.

3m ago

What lies ahead for Bangladesh’s economy?

To overcome the economic crisis, no doubt, the country needs strong economic leadership, backed by strong political will.

4m ago

A ‘blended regime’ drives our economic and political crises

Bangladesh is now in the depths of both economic and political crises.

5m ago

Political violence during election will make economic recovery more difficult

There are some big concerns we must address given the possibility of the political tension permeating our economic domain.

6m ago

Food insecurity is haunting our poor

The soaring food prices, coupled with falling real income, pose a serious challenge for the poor in terms of accessing adequate and nutritious food.

6m ago

Taming the inflation monster in Bangladesh

Inflation in Bangladesh has reached its highest level in a decade and has been a persistent problem for more than 18 months, starting from early last year.

7m ago
May 6, 2024
May 6, 2024

How concerned should we be about food insecurity?

The persistent high inflationary pressures in Bangladesh over the last two years have heightened concerns regarding the erosion of food security among a large section of the population.

March 28, 2024
March 28, 2024

Food security before Covid and now

Urban poverty has seen a rise between the pre-Covid time and now, serving a debilitating blow to the food security of urban populace.

February 11, 2024
February 11, 2024

Bangladesh's SDG performance: A changed approach can help us get ahead

Despite moderate performance in several SDGs, Bangladesh faces major challenges in actually achieving them.

January 8, 2024
January 8, 2024

What lies ahead for Bangladesh’s economy?

To overcome the economic crisis, no doubt, the country needs strong economic leadership, backed by strong political will.

December 3, 2023
December 3, 2023

A ‘blended regime’ drives our economic and political crises

Bangladesh is now in the depths of both economic and political crises.

November 18, 2023
November 18, 2023

Political violence during election will make economic recovery more difficult

There are some big concerns we must address given the possibility of the political tension permeating our economic domain.

October 29, 2023
October 29, 2023

Food insecurity is haunting our poor

The soaring food prices, coupled with falling real income, pose a serious challenge for the poor in terms of accessing adequate and nutritious food.

October 9, 2023
October 9, 2023

Taming the inflation monster in Bangladesh

Inflation in Bangladesh has reached its highest level in a decade and has been a persistent problem for more than 18 months, starting from early last year.

September 28, 2023
September 28, 2023

Switching to renewables is easier than we think

Bangladesh’s progress towards switching to renewable energy has remained slow and uncertain.

September 4, 2023
September 4, 2023

Demystifying BRICS and the stakes for Bangladesh

Bangladesh has strong economic aspirations to become part of a forum like BRICS.

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