How Corruption Gets in the Way of Happiness in Bangladesh
By Mahmudul Islam
If high GDP growth alone could make a nation happier, Bangladesh’s happiness ranking should have advanced over time.
What Does a New IMF Loan Mean for Bangladesh?
By Ashraful Alam Chowdhury
The loan was largely a precautionary measure, but Bangladesh must ensure the additional funds truly benefit the economy over the long term.
A Troubling Economic Trajectory in Bangladesh
By Soumya Bhowmick
Bangladesh’s sensational growth story masks some concerning structural weaknesses that are now coming into play.
Bangladesh in the New Cold War: Major Leaps by a Minor Power
By Hassan Ahmed Shovon
The country has shown diplomatic maturity and equipoise in its dealings with larger and rival powers.
How Can SMEs Spur Inclusive Growth in Bangladesh?
By Alexander Ayertey Odonkor
One key effort must be developing a robust financial sector that can facilitate access to affordable finance for the SME sector.
For Bangladesh, Life Begins at 50
By Subir Bhaumik
The country has repeatedly beat the odds over the last fifty years to emerge as a leader in South Asia across several fronts.
Will the Pandemic Derail Bangladesh’s Economic Growth?
By Anand Kumar
Yes, but how bad it gets depends on what Dhaka does and how the world progresses against the coronavirus.
Bangladesh Booms in a Sluggish World Economy
By Mohammad Ziauddin
While economies slow for its South Asian neighbors, Bangladesh is hitting record growth rates.
Bangladesh’s ‘Digital Island’ Brings Future to Nation’s Poorest
By Sajeeb Wazed
A remote, impoverished island is now a showcase for the government's Digital Bangladesh initiative.