eradicate poverty

March 14, 2016
March 14, 2016

FIGHTING POVERTY

The ultra poor generally do not own land and are caught in the low-wage activities of day labourers. They are on the brink of subsistence. And when you are struggling just to maintain your level of subsistence today, you do not have the luxury of worrying too much about—or saving for—tomorrow.

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.

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.

May 16, 2015
May 16, 2015

Bangladesh performs well in inclusive growth

AS per a report published by ESCAP titled 'Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2015', Bangladesh is ahead of both India and Pakistan in terms of inclusive growth.

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