One cannot deny the fact that there are too many overconfident experts making too many predictions about too many issues too quickly these days. A basic economic principle is useful here: the 24-hour news cycle has created a huge need for expert opinion, and the market has simply created the supply to meet the growing demand.
Bangladesh's business environment deteriorated in 2022 thanks to corruption, according to a survey by the Centre for Policy Dialogue.
Bangladesh has been ranked the top country among its South Asian neighbours by performing the best in bringing down gender gap, World Economic Forum says in its latest report.
Bangladesh has slipped two notches to 105th in economic competitiveness ranking in 2019, according to Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2019 released by World Economic Forum.
Bangladesh has ranked 90th on the global Energy Transition Index (ETI), which has benchmarked 115 countries on how well they are able to balance energy security and access with environmental sustainability and affordability.
World Economic Forum's website had a headline saying “Why home is the least safe place to be a woman” as an introduction to a new report by the United Nations which chronicles widespread domestic violence and abuse perpetrated by husbands, current or former intimate partners or boyfriends, and lovers.
Bangladesh is ranked among the countries in South Asia which are less affected by organised crimes. The four South Asian countries- Nepal (107), Bangladesh (97), India (90) and Sri Lanka (85), are among the group of the countries that have been less affected by organised crime as compared to Pakistan, according to data published by World Economic Forum.
Bangladesh has come down one spot in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index thanks to a change in methodology to better reflect today's rapidly changing, increasingly digitised world economy.