Economic Research Group

Economic Research Group (ERG) is a not-for-profit organization established for promoting education and research with a view to improving economic justice in society. ERG seeks to bridge the gap between academic research and policy analysis within the context of Bangladesh and other countries of South and Southeast Asia. It intends to extend the frontier of knowledge on developing economies by undertaking analytical research and promoting exchange of views on contemporary issues. Read More


Landscaping Secondary Data and Research on the Interlinkages Between Child Labor and Education and Mapping Education Strategies

Recently, ERG signed a contract with UNICEF Office of Research (Innocenti), Florence, to undertake a study on child education and child labour. Beside analysing secondary survey data, a small-scale qualitative survey will be undertaken. In addition, the research team plans to review policies, identify innovative education models and consult different segments in the society to recommend education policies/programmes that will reduce child labour.


Sustainability and Financing of Water Management: Operations & Maintenance in Coastal Polders

ERG has signed a contract with Euroconsult Mott Macdonald to prepare a conference paper on the theme. The initiative is meant to support Implementation of the Bangladesh Delta Plan in Bangladesh 2100.

Primary & Secondary Schooling in Bangladesh - A Framework to Assess the Impact of COVID-19

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IT Enabled Service in Bangladesh- Implications for Skill Demand and Labour Market.

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Socially Responsible Financing: Guidance Note Drafting Initiative

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Analysis and presentation of social security-related data in 2016

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MSE Financing Products and Delivery Channels

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ERG Internship Program

ERG Internship Program

Internship for a period of maximum three months is open at ERG. University students in their final year and fresh graduates may apply specifying their areas of interest. Each successful candidate will work under the supervision of one or more ERG members. It will be a full-time involvement.

Please apply anytime to for internship. Mention "ERG Internship" under subject, and attach a CV along with a letter detailing your interests.

Contact Information:

For any queries, please contact 

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Job Vacancy

ERG Current Vacancy

ERG is looking for passionate individuals with active interest in Data Science and Economics. Prior formal knowledge in economics and practical experience in Data Science will be given preference.
If you feel that you fit the bill and can passionately embark on a journey into uncharted territory, please send your CV and academic transcript to

Research Fellow - ERG
Job Description:
Economic Research Group (ERG), a not-for-profit research organization, seeks experienced candidates who can assist in and independently conduct market and/or policy research, be it qualitative or quantitative in nature. Candidates must have an appreciation for economic methods, with strong analytical and writing skills, and have basic knowledge of managing IT environment. Primary responsibilities include conceptualizing research problems, prepare proposals with research design, data analysis and report writing. All such activities are expected to be tied to knowledge creation and dissemination.
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ERG provides food aid in Cholon Beel, Shirajgonj

In the trying times of Covid-19 pandemic, by the decision of the governing body, ERG has provided food aid to 80 selected extreme poor households in Cholon Beel of Shirajgonj district. Food aid includes rice, lentils, edible oil and potatoes. The first wave of distribution was on 14th April, 2020 with the next wave scheduled 15 days later on 29th April, 2020.

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