Organised by Economic Research Group
for GED, Planning Comission

9-11 May 2015

Training Workshop on Measuring Poverty

Announcement

Announcement


Transport facility:
ERG provided transport will be available for participants from BBS to Flambe restaurent Gulshan. 

Participant willing to avail ERG transport gather at parking area outside the BBS building by 1630




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Introduction

Training Workshop on Measuring Poverty

A better appreciation of the various issues around poverty concepts and measures, among the staffs of the General Economic Division (GED) is expected to improve the quality of supports they provide to policy thinking in the country.                                           

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Welcome

Welcome note from the Course Coordinator 

Hi everybody!

It's going to be a mixed group of participants facing a mixed group of resource persons. Oddly, we will be engaging in an exercise (poverty measure) that had dominated global development agenda for last two decades; and at a time, when new indicators of human progress are being sorted out under the upcoming phase of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

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About ERG

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