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Public spending: Trends in Bangladesh

Dhaka, June 5 -- Taxation has traditionally dominated the public discourse on public finance, and public spending has received far less attention. The term public spending is most commonly used to ref... Read More


Measuring the economy: A fixation on economic growth

Dhaka, May 29 -- Since the end of the World War II, the concept of economic growth has become the barometer of economic success as measured in a three letter acronym: GDP. When the concept of Gross Do... Read More


Israeli onslaught on Gaza: Palestinian resistance continues

Dhaka, May 22 -- It all started with Jewish settlers yelling "death to the Arabs" and marching to evict long time Palestinian residents of a neighbourhood called Sheikh Jarrah in the occupied East Jer... Read More


US prepares to fight wars amid surging Covid-19 infections

Dhaka, May 2 -- The United States (US) under the Biden Administration is getting on a war footing with China and Russia as the world is experiencing a new surge in Covid-19 infections, especially in c... Read More


China records 18.3 per cent growth in the 1st quarter 2021

Dhaka, April 24 -- China's economy grew at a record 18.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2021-- the fastest pace on record in gross domestic product (GDP) growth since quarterly records began in 1992... Read More


Anchorage Summit: Making of the level playing field!

Dhaka, April 3 -- The first two-day summit between China and the United States held in Anchorage, Alaska on 19-20 March was quite acrimonious. It was the first such summit held since President Joe Bid... Read More


Climate change, economic growth and income inequality

Dhaka, March 20 -- There was a general consensus during the middle of last century that economic growth measured by GDP growth is the most powerful instrument to reduce poverty, and therefore by impli... Read More