Simeen Mahmud, wife of Professor Wahiduddin Mahmud, Chairperson, ERG, passed away in the USA on March 19, 2018. She was a well-wisher of ERG. Simeen Mahmud had been a researcher at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) and a senior researcher at the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD). ERG deeply mourns her demise, and the ERG family hopes that Professor Mahmud and his three children have the strength to bear the untimely loss. We all pray for the departed soul.
20th March 2018
Call for Papers for Summer Conference 2018
ERG will host its annual daylong Summer Conference during the 4th week of July 2018 to build a network of researchers and faculty members working in the field of Economics in Bangladesh, South Asia, and South-East Asia. Deadline for submitting extended abstracts is April 30, 2018. Read More
ERG study on ‘Review of the SME Credit-related Policies of Bangladesh Bank: Identifying areas of further improvement by focusing on mSE finance’ was presented at a dissemination workshop on 1st February 2017 at Amari Hotel. With approval of the Policy Advisory Committee of the Business Finance for the Poor in Bangladesh (BFP-B) Project, the study was funded by UKAid/DFID with Nathan Associates facilitating the project management. Download full report.