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  • Growth of Employment in the Manufacturing Sector: Impact of Trade and Trade-related Policies 

    Moazzem, Khondaker Golam; Reza, Md Minhaz M (Center for Economic and Social Development, 2018-08-30)
    The growth of the manufacturing sector has been considered as one of the key policy tools for the structural transformation of the Bangladesh economy and as a major mean for achieving full employment. Following Jenkins and Sen (2007), this paper has ...
  • Alternative Approaches to Full Employment in Bangladesh Role of the Non-farm Sector 

    Muqtada, Muhammed (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-08-15)
    The slow growth of employment in the modern manufacturing sector has raised scepticism on how far, and how quickly, Bangladesh economy could productively absorb its large pool of surplus labour, and attain full employment. Following Ranis and Stewart ...
  • Towards a Social Protection Strategy for Bangladesh 

    Khatun, Fahmida; Saadat, Syed Yusuf (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-08-15)
    Bangladesh now stands at the crossroads of maintaining the momentum of high economic growth and dealing with rising inequality. Social protection measures can play an instrumental role in narrowing inequality through distribution of some of the social ...
  • Macroeconomic Policy, Price Stability and Inclusive Growth in Bangladesh 

    Muqtada, Muhammed (Centre for Policy Dialogue, 2018-07-30)
    During the past two decades, the economy of Bangladesh experienced a fairly sustained macroeconomic stability and was able to achieve substantial growth in gross domestic product (GDP). However, there is evidence to suggest that this growth has neither ...

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