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  • Livelihood Challenges of RMG Workers: Exploring Scopes within the Structure of Minimum Wages and Beyond 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Arfanuzzaman, Md. (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-12-30)
    This paper examines the livelihood issues of the workers in the readymade garments (RMG) sector of Bangladesh, and identifies the scope of determining a minimum wage that would address their requirements of a decent livelihood standard. The study ...
  • ‘Data Universe’ of Bangladesh’s RMG Enterprises: Key Features and Limitations 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Radia, Marzuka Ahmad (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-12-30)
    In the backdrop of limited data on the key manufacturing sectors of Bangladesh, this paper reviews the data situation of the readymade garments (RMG) sector. Under the CPD-RMG Study, a database called ‘data universe’ of the RMG enterprises in Bangladesh ...
  • BREXIT and Bangladesh: An Exploratory Study on Likely Economic Implications 

    Rahman, Mustafizur; Khan, Towfiqul Islam; Farin, Sherajum Monira (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-11-30)
    UK’s EU-referendum held on 23 June 2016, and the verdict of the British electorate to leave the EU (popularly known as Brexit), have important implications not only for the UK, but also for its major trading and economic partners, both within and outside ...
  • Fiscal Implications of Rohingya Crisis for Bangladesh 

    Khatun, Fahmida; Kamruzzaman, Md (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-10-30)
    The study presents some preliminary observations on economic and social impact of recent Rohingya influx to Bangladesh, based on field-level investigations. It also makes estimations on resource requirements for hosting Rohingyas under various scenarios. ...

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