Wahiduddin Mahmud | The Daily Star
  • Wahiduddin Mahmud

  • Blindsided by Covid-19

    There is hardly any precedence of preparing a national budget under such extraordinary hard times and with so much uncertainties and dilemmas.
  • The Great Lockdown

    The social distancing measures to contain the spread of the Covid-19 infection have been appropriately called the Great Lockdown, in remembrance of the Great Recession of the 1930s.
  • Reclaiming a Moral Economy

    Bangladesh currently ranks among the fastest growing major economies in the world, notwithstanding some doubts about the growth estimates.
  • How democracies die and economies grow

    There are two prominent themes of contemporary development discourses, both lacking a consensus, as reflected in academic research and in their popular versions in bestseller books.
  • A matter of definition?

    In 2015, we welcomed the good news that Bangladesh had graduated from the low-income to low-middle-income status in the World Bank's classification of countries.