Lead Researcher: A.K. Enamul Haque Sponsored by: REP, UNDP, Bangkok The study was conducted with a view to provide supports to a UNDP (Bangkok) initiative, a team of ERG member and associates worked on a macro model. Impact of World Oil Price Rise on the Economy of Bangladesh. Publication Impact of World Oil Price Rise on the Economy of Bangladesh Author: A.K. Enamul Haque
Jointly organised by Economic Research Group. Venue: Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel Dhaka on July 15-16, 2012.
15 Jul 2012
Research Team: Sajjad Zohir, Adeeb Choudhury Sponsored By: The Bangladesh Investment Climate Fund (BICF) The specific aim of the exercise is to understand how some of the provisions in the current Act and their enforcement deter ‘informal’ enterprises/businesses from registering; and what the perceptions of entrepreneurs are about the significance of the Act in expanding the size of the net of registered enterprises. Beside the thought process to recast the issues within...
01 Jun 2012
02 May 2012
Research Team: Sajjad Zohir, Motiar Rahman, Mohammad Arefin Kamal, Anik Ashraf, Nabil Ahmed Sponsored By: London School of Economics and Political Science/IGC-Bangladesh Growth Research Program (BGRP) It reviewed practices in several countries and summarized the state of information available to authorities for assessing property/wealth tax. Furthermore, the study evaluated the likely impact of imposing property tax in Bangladesh. Beside analytical review, the study included a survey of properties in Dhaka covering 2000...
26 Mar 2012
A Decision Support Tool for Government Engagements in Market for Essentials – the case of Food grains in Bangladesh
Lead Researcher: Sajjad Zohir Sponsored By: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) The report conceptualizes a framework for the government to have guidance on markets for essentials (cereals, edible oil, sugar and rice) where the government is obligated to make sure that that the citizens have sufficient access to those essentials with price stability. The study formulates a decision support tool that will provide guidance to take effective decisions based on...
12 Jan 2012
Review of Decision Process with Government as Provider of Essentials: The case of government engagement in markets of cereals in Bangladesh
Lead Researcher: Sajjad Zohir Sponsored By: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) The primary objective of this study is to develop a framework to support decision making in grain market policies in Bangladesh in coordination with the objectives of government interventions.
12 Jan 2012
Research Team: Sajjad Zohir, Ummul Hasanath Ruthbah, Atonu Rabbani, Muhammad G. Sarwar, Salim Hossain The study considers whether tuition services help reduce dropout rates? Based on the findings it manages to reduce the rate however depends on which grade the student is studying.
01 Dec 2011
Team leader: A.K. Enamul Haque Sponsored by: Global Development Network (GDN)
27 Sep 2011
Organized jointly by ERG and SANDEE Period: 23 – 26 September 2011. Workshop Coordinator: A.K. Enamul Haque Short Description: The aim of this workshop was to build research capacity in the area of environment and resource economics. This workshop is basically for those who wanted to improve in the field of environmental and natural resource economics and wishing to enhance proposal writing techniques. The faculty for the workshop included International...