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Isms, prisms, & schisms: 'Gods' that invariably fail

In a year when the global economy is headed south,...

Removing barriers to a vibrant bond market

A working committee formed by the government few months back...

Offshore banking in Bangladesh and impact of recent regulatory changes

Offshore banking in Bangladesh came into being in 1985 through...

Man, machines & the resource menu: Mending a broken circle

Even as the global economy keeps shrinking this year, key...

De-dollarisation of reserve currency: Reality checks

Sporadic hiccups of de-dollarisation moves by Chinese yuan and the...

Abrar Killing: A wake-up call

Abrar Fahad, a second year student of Bangladesh University of...

Indo-Pacific strategy:  Growing opportunities for shared prosperity, sustainable growth

There is nowhere I would rather be U.S. Ambassador than...

Agro-food processing industry in Bangladesh: An overview

The agro-food processing industry constitutes an important industry in the...

Some miss letters badly, some pick email

Rabindranath Tagore's Amol in his play titled 'Dakghor' waits for...

Workload & wires: Killing us softly?

Just the metamorphosis of the term "burned out" tells us...

CONCLUDING CLEAN DEAL IN PURCHASING LAND

In our common psyche, owning a piece of land is...

Longer term financing and its tradability

Business entities, established with capital injected by owners, are of...

Life insurance -- a 'sunrise industry' in Bangladesh

Living in a high growth era, people in Bangladesh are...

Beyond the headlines: The development story behind irregular migration

Last week, a too-familiar human tragedy captured news headlines. 39...

Philips Curve: Flat, dormant or dead?

High-growth monetary policy to combat unemployment tends to push inflation...

Curbing meddling by the tobacco industry

The tobacco industry's new rhetoric that smoking is harmful and...

Soaring solar energy: Flat-footed Bangladesh?

Who would believe the United States would be taking a...

Why rich cities rebel: Three recent cases

Three of the world's more affluent cities have erupted in...

Economic diplomacy: South and South-East Asian perspective

Economic diplomacy is the use of the full spectrum economic...

Truth vs. Trump on immigration

Webster's Dictionary defines "emergency" as "a sudden, urgent, usually unexpected...

Interactive engagement between economic strength and security

Countries with economic power normally also possess military power. This...

Is the Non-Aligned Movement still relevant?

By the time of publication, representatives, senior officials, and Heads...

Global economic outlook, 2019-20: Synchronised global slowdown

The World Economic Outlook report published by the International Monetary...