Category Archives: Economy

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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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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Socialism debate

Syeed Ahamed.

Published in BDnews24 on 22 October 2010.

This piece calls for a focus on the socialism debate to turn to inequality.

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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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