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Converting crisis into opportunities

March 16, 2020 Sajjad Zohir I recall reading the Patterns of Evolution by Niles Eldredge. One of its central propositions suggests improvements to the Darwinian evolution theory, which appears akin to a crisis theory. Citing examples from the vegetation world, Neil expounded how some species are quick to expand and occupy the space made vacant due to, say, an accidental fire. People talk about system-generated crises that recur (such as,...

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Job Vacancy

Research Fellow 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...

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Shanir Adda with Dr. Asadul Islam

Shanir Adda with Dr. Asadul Islam 3:30 – 5:00 pm, Saturday, 15 February, 2014 Asadul Islam, Senior Lecturer at Economics, Monash University and an ERG Fellow shared his recent research works at ERG Seminar Room 1st Floor, House 342, Road 25, New DOHS, Mohakhali. Brief on Dr. Asad’s presentation: Topic 1: Introduce his current research undertaking under a Monash-ERG collaboration, Improving educational outcomes of female and disadvantaged primary school students...

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An Assessment of Poverty, Inequality and Employment Related MDGs in Bangladesh

Research Team: Sponsored By: Atonu Rabbani, Lamya Islam This report sets out to assess the experience of Bangladesh with MDGs, More specifically we will focus on nature, status and trends in poverty and employment of the country. Bangladesh is fortunate enough to be part of the growth experience that has typified many countries of the region. It has experienced a robust growth (albeit lower than her other Asian counterparts) in the...

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