South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM)

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023

Weak financial system always a problem for economic management

The immediate outlook for the new year is not as bad as had been predicted before. The Chinese economy is opening up, the industrialised West is adjusting and realigning their economies to the new realities, and a global economic recession does no longer seems inevitable.

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023

Fuel price hike could have been avoided: Wahiduddin Mahmud

Bangladesh would hardly have needed to go for a sudden hike in fuel prices last year had the government waived value added tax (VAT) on petroleum, Eminent Economist Wahiduddin Mahmud said today.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Inflation choking mid-income people: Sanem

Middle class families, especially lower middle-income groups, are suffering for persistent high inflation, said South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (Sanem) today.

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

‘Work on youths to utilise demographic dividend’

Bangladesh should work on the young population now for future development as the country has only 15 years left to reap the benefits of the demographic dividend, an economist said today.

May 28, 2022
May 28, 2022

‘Bangladesh facing biggest macroeconomic challenge in a decade’

The country is facing the biggest macroeconomic challenge in the last one decade, said Selim Raihan, executive director of the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (Sanem).

May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019

Bangladesh’s GDP growth ‘puzzling’: SANEM

South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM), a non-profit research organisation, terms the recent economic growth of Bangladesh as “puzzling”, saying that the GDP growth mismatched with the data and various indicators of the economy.