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Counting what counts in development

To most people, “development” is best measured by the quantity of change – like gains in average income, life expectancy, or years spent in school. The Human Development Index (HDI), a composite...

May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022

Whose per capita income rising?

The per capita income in Bangladesh rose by 9% year-on-year to US $2,824 in 2021-22 fiscal year, according to government data. People, however, are not seeing increase in their income, which can...

September 18, 2017
September 18, 2017

Counting what counts in development

To most people, “development” is best measured by the quantity of change – like gains in average income, life expectancy, or years spent in school. The Human Development Index (HDI), a composite...

June 22, 2017
June 22, 2017

PM tells JS of 2041 goal

Bangladesh's per capita income would reach $12,000 and the size of its economy $2.5 trillion by 2041, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

Per capita income rises to $1466

The per capita income in Bangladesh will increase by 11.39 percent to $1,466 this fiscal year, according to the Bangladesh Bureau of

July 2, 2015
July 2, 2015

Bangladesh goes one step forward

Bangladesh yesterday graduated from the low income status to lower middle income nation (LMIC), meeting the World Bank's requirements comfortably.

May 14, 2015
May 14, 2015

GDP swells, per capita income raises to $1,314

Bangladesh’s economy increases by 6.51 percent in the first current fiscal year, up from 6.1 percent last year.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

A journey through light and shadow

BANGLADESH'S War of Independence in 1971 was the culmination of a prolonged movement for emancipation from economic, political and cultural subjugation by West Pakistan.