We are going through an unprecedented time, which is economically troublesome.
The new year always carries the legacy of the year gone by. Expectations for the new year are naturally conditioned by these legacies. This is true every year. But 2021 is starting from an...
Next fiscal is likely to be one of the most challenging years from a fiscal management perspective, among others.
Social distancing has proven to be an effective weapon for dampening the spread of coronavirus.
The coronavirus-infected economy requires dealing with the disease burden and the economic devastation caused by measures to contain the virus.
Bangladesh’s restart is happening, whether science supports it or not.
The government is hard-pressed in responding to the raging coronavirus pandemic with every resource, instrument, policy and strategy it can get its hands on.
Early data on the poverty impact of the coronavirus-induced coma of the economy, as Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman characterises it, is rather alarming.
The historical novelty of the coronavirus shock has unravelled as the lockdown continues. Bangladesh’s economic expansion is projected to face a drastic brake.
Are we doing enough to support households dependent on labour income from the formal and informal sectors in this time of distress?