economic recession

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Jacinda Ardern's resignation and the state of global misogyny today

The gendered response to the resignation is the latest reminder of the tough ride ahead for women in an increasingly pressured world.

January 16, 2023
January 16, 2023

Upgrade your life: The 2023 Edition

Whether your goal is to succeed in your career, in your creative corner or simply to become a better person, here are 6 tips and tricks you can really try, in order to achieve your objective for 2023.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Accepted party leadership considering volatile global economy: Hasina

Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina yesterday said she accepted leadership of the party this time considering the volatile global economic situation.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Our fiscal space is narrowing fast

Both global and local macro-challenges can have serious implications for the people of Bangladesh

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022
October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Interest rate increases, volatile markets signal rising financial stability risks

Financial conditions have tightened as central banks continue to hike interest rates. Amid the highly uncertain global environment risks to financial stability have increased substantially.

October 8, 2022
October 8, 2022

Helping families cope with price shocks—without subsidies

Amid ongoing food and fuel crises worldwide, general subsidies are making a big comeback as a way of delivering social protection to the population. In fact, according to a World Bank tracker, the number of social protection measures introduced in response to rising inflation almost tripled globally between April and September 2022. More than a third of these were subsidies, including for fuel, food, fertilizers, and fees (such as for electricity, water and heating services).

September 14, 2022
September 14, 2022

Post-Covid challenges for our labour market

Specific policy incentives are needed to stimulate the economy and revive the labour market.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Bangladesh well-placed to ride out recession

Recessions don’t happen overnight, and people don’t stop spending from one day to the next.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Three ways a strong dollar impacts emerging markets

The US dollar is on a tear, strengthening around 11 per cent since the start of the year and – for the first time in two decades – reaching parity with the Euro.