Category Archives: Economy

On Public Indebtedness

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 5 September 2011.

This piece asks whether Bangladesh could have done better.

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Budget 2011-12: The Long View

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece discusses trends over the government’s three budgets.

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The Good, the Bad and the Uncertain

Syeed Ahamed.

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 4 July 2011.

This piece evaluates the pros, cons and everything in between of the annual budget.

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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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Set the numbers free

Jyoti Rahman

Published in the BDnews24 on 22 June 2011.

This piece discusses the challenges faced by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics.

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Out of the Farm, Into the City: Structural change and economic development

Jyoti Rahman

Published in Forum on 5 June 2011.

This piece points to some things to think about in the lead up to the national budget.

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Share Market Bubble — the Big Picture

Jyoti Rahman.

Published in the Star Weekend Magazine on 4 February 2011.

This piece examines the macroeconomic and political economy backdrop against which the 2010 stock market bubble emerged.

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Myopic Investors and Irregular Regulators

Jyoti Rahman and Shaheen Islam.

Published in the Star Weekend Magazine on 21 January 2010.

This piece explores the microeconomic reasons behind the share market debacle.

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Of Perspiration and Inspiration

Jyoti Rahman.

Published in the Daily Star Forum on 3 January 2011.

This piece looks at the rise and fall of productivity in Bangladesh — and the reasons behind them.

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Power crisis — some facts and figures

Jyoti Rahman.

Published in BDnews24 on 19 December 2010.

This piece analyses the origins of the power crisis and steps being taken to resolve it.

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