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Turkish assault on northern Syria and adjoining territories

The evolving situation on the Turkish-Syrian-Iraqi Kurdish border continues to...

Bangladesh: The state of income inequality  

Income inequality is extreme concentration of wealth or income in...

Slow trade in Q1 sends mixed signals on economic growth trend

During the first quarter of the current fiscal year (FY20),...

Giving life a complete shape thru laugh

Man laughs. He or she undergoes bursts of elation. Animals...

An anthropological perspective on social media

Social media is all around us and has become a...

A case of the four overlapping Asias

Four 'Asias' may be brewing, according to Johathan Woetzel and...

Appointment without public advertisement

The role of nonexecutive directors (independent directors) in corporate and...

Economics of health care -- the demand and supply sides

From time to time, discussions on health care in Bangladesh...

Seizing the scope of exporting LPG to India’s north-eastern states

During the official visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...

Resolution to de minimis tax exemption issue

Major obstacles to delivery of samples in some developing countries...

Brexit: Deal or no-deal?

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has gone on to save...

Demystifying why US economic growth is lackluster

The US gross domestic product (GDP) grew at a rate...

Creating Blue Ocean opportunity

In management literature, there appear to be two major strategy...

SDG 13: Climate financing for adaptive and resilient Bangladesh

Climate Change refers to any change in climate over time,...

Market exploration - export by nonconvertible currencies

Bangladeshi exporters receive export payments from local banks in Taka....

Bracing for a challenge from e-books

The assertive words of National Professor Anisuzzaman that there are...

Fixing anomalies of VDS system

VAT (value added tax) is a consumption tax. VAT is...

Revenue shortfall and tax evasion

Collection of incremental taxes becomes a big challenge for the...

World Economic Forum: Spillovers from New Delhi summit

It is not that Narendra Modi's India offers the largest...

Reducing energy gap - a key facilitator for poor countries

It is universally accepted that energy is a sine qua...

Bangladesh's readiness to reap TFA benefits

Trade facilitation (TF) is important because it can bring down...

Farewell to the Alliance!

After I arrived in Dhaka in 2008 as US Ambassador,...

The current global financial environment and Bangladesh

Developments in international financial markets can have profound impacts on...