Contemporary Issues


Coronavirus and Event 201: Eerily similar!?

The Business Standard– Mutasim Billah Mubde- 03 February, 2020   Event 201 simulated the outbreak of a novel coronavirus, modelled largely on SARS, with no known vaccines On October 18 last year, John Hopkins Center for Health Security, in partnership with the Bill and Melinda...

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Capital flight and Economic Governance

An interview with Bonik Barta prior to the 2019 budget: Published on: May 21, 2019   উপযুক্ত ফাইন্যান্সিয়াল ইন্সট্রুমেন্ট (আর্থিক উপকরণ) ডিজাইন ও তা প্রবর্তনে ব্যর্থতার কারণেই আইনী কাঠামো’য় অর্থ-সম্পদ স্থানান্তরের অপূর্ণ চাহিদা অপ্রতিষ্ঠানিক (কার্ব) বাজারকে সজীব রেখে অর্থপাচার নিশ্চিত করে। প্রতিষ্ঠানিক লেনদেনে বিলম্ব ও...

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What to expect from the upcoming budget

Wahiduddin Mahmud, The Daily Star, Published: May 28, 2017 The upcoming budget for 2017-18 will cover the last full financial year before the general elections. There will inevitably be some elements of populism, which is not always bad since political incentives sometimes coincide with genuine...

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Rethinking the modus operandi of SME programmes

Anika Anjum The Financial Express, Published: February 25, 2017 The term “Small Enterprise Financing” appeared in Bangladesh’s literature as early as 2003, coinciding with the introduction of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the business and financial spheres. Bangladesh Bank (BB) introduced SME credit policies...

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