eradicate extreme poverty

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

The price of non-governmental growth

It is well known that since the 1980s, Bangladesh has made astonishing progress on a wide variety of development indicators such as reducing the prevalence of extreme hunger and poverty...

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Economist with a passion for the poor

Dr Mahabub Hossain dedicated his life to understand and explain the dynamics of the agricultural economy of Bangladesh.

August 11, 2015
August 11, 2015

Is six percent growth a trap for Bangladesh?

Bangladesh's recent stable growth should not be branded as a low middle-income growth trap. Since independence, Bangladesh has consistently increased its average growth rate over every decade with a corresponding decrease in growth volatility.

May 25, 2015
May 25, 2015

From 'good-enough' jobs to 'decent' jobs

Though there are many views on 'inclusive growth', the key consensus is that inclusive growth is a growth process which reduces poverty, inequality and social exclusion and promotes 'decent' jobs and economic and social cohesion.

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015

Can we eradicate extreme poverty in Bangladesh?

EXTREME poverty is officially defined in Bangladesh in terms of total living expenses of a family falling short of the cost of minimum