A Framework to Assess Digital Transformation in a Technologically Less-Developed Country: Challenges and Opportunities in Bangladesh

Sajjad Zohir |   Abstract The journey towards a ‘digital world’, is often perceived in terms of three sequentially linked ‘phases’, digitization, digitalization and digital transformation. This paper considers digitalization as the process that transforms an analog world into a digital world. Subsequently, attempt is made to understand it’s dynamics in a technologically less developed country (TLDC). Two important departures from the dominant stands in the literature were made in...

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

Economic Research Group has recently completed a study titled “Human Resource Development for Scaling up IT/ITES Firms, and Leveraging Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovations-An Assessment of Training Needs“. The overarching objective of this study was to recommend ways to scale up IT/ITES firms and leverage digital entrepreneurship and startups through skill development. To address this issue, the study reviewed the growth models of IT/ITES firms to highlight the role of skill...

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Political Economy of Water Supply in Khulna City Understanding the Regime of Rampant Groundwater Extraction

Working Paper Author(S): Sajjad Zohir, Md. Salauddin Published by: Economic Research Group (ERG) This study uses analytical, operational, extensive literature and iterative process to solve three main objectives. (i) the growth of groundwater-dependent water supply regime and political economic factor have led to current condition. (ii) understand the current state of groundwater-dependent regime in KCC area. (iii) identify stakeholders (public or private) of every supply chain and where they stand...

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Investment Climate in Bangladesh: Enhanced Role of the Capital Market

Working Paper Author(s): Prashanta K.Banerjee Md. Mohiuddin Siddique Published by: Economic Research Group (ERG)  The study has four primary objectives, (i) find out the limitation of bank based financing system of Bangladesh. (i) inspect current financial sector based on an organized capital market. (iii) analyze limitations and examine opportunities in the capital market consisting of both equity and debt markets. (IV) a framework to build a sustainable capital market with...

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