Author Archives: jrahman

Two Sides of the Economic Outlook

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Star Weekend Magazine on 24 June 2011.

This piece describes the macroeconomic outlook that underpins this year’s budget.

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Citizenship and contested identity: A case study

Bina D’Costa and Sara Hossain.

Published in the Daily Star 20th Anniversary supplement on 14 March 2011.

This piece looks at Bangladesh’s citizenship laws, using Father Timm as a case study.

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Some Questions about the IMF Liaisons

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Independent Weekend Magazine on 22 October 2010.

This piece discusses the IMF’s recent mission to Bangladesh.

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Analysis Not Role Model

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Star Weekend Magazine on 22 October 2010.

Using Vietnam as an example, this piece argues against a simplistic search for ‘role models’ in development discourse.

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On the other hand

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Independent on 10 October 2010.

This piece warns about the development challenges still faced by Bangladesh.

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Food prices soar

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Independent on 30 September 2010.

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Two cheers for the taxman

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Daily Star on 13 July 2010.

This piece explores the revenue outlook in this year’s budget.

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Confessions of a Development Practitioner

Shahana Siddiqui

Published in the Daily Star Forum in July 2010.

This piece runs a critical eye over the do-gooding industry.

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The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain

Syeed Ahamed.

Published in the Daily Star Forum in July 2010.

This piece puts the budget under a microscope.

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The Long View

By Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Daily Star Forum in July 2010.

This piece explores where this year’s budget might take us.

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