While the government is distracted by elections, the financial economy will suffer
Bangladesh Bank yesterday unveiled a wishy-washy monetary policy for the next six months that will prove to be ineffective in tackling the headwinds passing through the economy.
Let’s think of some out-of-the-box ways to tackle even the most formidable of problems.
The government has trimmed its growth forecast for this fiscal year by a whole percentage point to 6.5 percent as the energy shortage and inflation dampened economic activities.
Though inflation continued to undergo a downward trend for a third consecutive month in November, non-food inflation in rural areas entered into double digits last month for the first time in recent times.
Dealing with these two major challenges is essential for macroeconomic stability
Many economists today believe we are committing one of the biggest economic blunders, which has brought ruin to countless past societies.
Both global and local macro-challenges can have serious implications for the people of Bangladesh
The government must implement economic policies that deal with the ongoing crisis
Interventions must involve fiscal policy to address our fundamental economic issues