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Data integrity, empirical research and economic planning

Bangladesh, Jan. 9 -- Former Finance Minister AMA Muhith, while speaking at a two-day research almanac organised by the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) in Dhaka, has applauded the s... Read More


Inclusive growth policies and poverty reduction

Bangladesh, Jan. 1 -- In its December 18, 2019 report, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) claimed that the overall poverty rate dropped1.3 per cent to 20.5 per cent in the Fiscal Year 2018-19 compa... Read More


Supply-side economics and poverty reduction - A critique

Bangladesh, Dec. 4 -- There are two competing economic policies - supply side and demand side -- that are often considered and implemented by national governments when the economy slides into a recess... Read More


Philips Curve: Flat, dormant or dead?

Bangladesh, Oct. 29 -- High-growth monetary policy to combat unemployment tends to push inflation up and slow-growth policy to combat inflation tends to raise unemployment. This inverse inflation - un... Read More