Economic Research Group

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

CHILD EDUCATIONAND LABOUR

Landscaping Secondary Data and Research on the Interlinkages Between Child Labor and Education and Mapping Education Strategies

Recently, ERG signed a contract with UNICEF Office of Research (Innocenti), Florence, to undertake a study on child education and child labour. Beside analysing secondary survey data, a small-scale qualitative survey will be undertaken. In addition, the research team plans to review policies, identify innovative education models and consult different segments in the society to recommend education policies/programmes that will reduce child labour.

CURRENTRESEARCH

Training Need Assessment for the Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation Eco-System Development (DEIEDP)

Economic Research Group has signed a contract with the Bangladesh Hi-Tech Park Authority (BHTPA) to conduct a Training Need Assessment for the Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation Eco-System Development (DEIEDP) under the Private Investment and Digital Entrepreneurship (PRIDE) Project. The final report has been submitted.

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Sustainability and Financing of Water Management: Operations & Maintenance in Coastal Polders

ERG has signed a contract with Euroconsult Mott Macdonald to prepare a conference paper on the theme. The initiative is meant to support Implementation of the Bangladesh Delta Plan in Bangladesh 2100.

Primary & Secondary Schooling in Bangladesh - A Framework to Assess the Impact of COVID-19

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RECENTLY COMPLETED RESEARCH

IT Enabled Service in Bangladesh- Implications for Skill Demand and Labour Market.

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Socially Responsible Financing: Guidance Note Drafting Initiative

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Analysis and presentation of social security-related data in 2016

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MSE Financing Products and Delivery Channels

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RECENTACTIVITIES

OTHERACTIVITIES

Announcement

Job Vacancy – Research Associate

ERG Current Vacancy


Research Associate
Job Description: ERG is in the process of undertaking a study addressing the skill gap for supporting the growth of high-tech and software technology parks of Bangladesh. For the purpose of (i) studying information technology services (ITS) and information technology-enabled services (ITES) skill demand, and also trend, in both local and international market, (ii) establishing sub-sector specific skill map, (iii) determining the existing as well as likely skill gaps, (iv) mapping skill gaps to global classification of relevant occupations, and (v) recommending processes and programs for addressing it, ERG has been looking for competent research associate/s. The potential candidate should have a good understanding of the nature of skills needed in different sub-sectors of ITS and ITES, both in the local and global context. The suitable candidate should have relevant experience and education (preferably in computer science and engineering with exposure to industry dynamics).
Please send your CV to  info@ergonline.org.

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