BIDS Reports


  • A Comparative Study on Clusters and non-Clusters Based SME Development in Bangladesh: Executive Summary 

    Studies, Bangladesh Institute of Development (Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, 2020-10-08)
    The main objective of the study is to assess the comparative performance of the enterprises under the cluster and those of the enterprises outside clusters. The study also aims to identify the barriers and challenges along with the recommendations of ...
  • Impact Assessment of Solar Mini-grid, Solar Irrigation and Improved Cooking Stove Projects of IDCOL 

    Hossain, Monzur; Karim, Azreen (Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, 2020-06-30)
    One of the major pathways towards sustained and higher economic growth is through providing access to electricity in rural poor population excluded from grid-electricity connection due to geographical barriers. Since 2010, the Infrastructure Development ...
  • Impact of Mobile Financial Services in Bangladesh: The Case of bKash 

    Studies, Bangladesh Institute of Development (Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, 2020-02-28)
    The main focus of the study was on assessing the impact bKash at the household level. A countrywide representative sample of households was chosen and socioeconomic variables were generated for the purpose. The field survey was carried out in 2018. ...
  • An Inclusive Approach to Care of the Elderly in Bangladesh 

    Begum, Anwara; Islam, Rizwana (Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, 2019-12-30)
    This study aims to assess the gap between needs and “current provisions in the country,” for care of the elderly. The objective is to take stock of the situation, decipher some steps in the right direction to develop a policy framework for an inclusive ...

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