Seminar on "Early Marriage, Social Networks and the Transmission of Norms"
Bangladesh has one of the highest rates of child marriage worldwide and the highest rate of marriage involving girls under 15. Fifty-two percent of girls are married by their 18th birthday and 18% by the age of 15. As well as strongly embedded cultural and religious beliefs, poverty, parents’...
Vol. 4 Issue 1 June 2016
The Year 2016 began auspiciously, ushering in a period of intense professional activity. A total of five studies were completed in the last six months while quite a few more came on stream. Amongst the concluded studies, we have a review of the role of rice prices in development, summarized in...
Consultation meeting on "Skills and Employment Baseline Assessment of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples (ITP)
The consultation meeting on “Skills and Employment Baseline Assessment of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples (ITP) in Bangladesh” was held at BIDS conference room on 10th August 2016. Mr. Gagan Rajbhandari the Deputy Director of the ILO Country Office for Bangladesh delivered the welcome speech. He...
Tales from My Professional Life - Nurul Islam
This special publication highlights Professor Nurul Islam’s reminiscences and the critical perspectives provided by three prominent economists of his generation, namely Professors Rehman Sobhan, Keith Griffin and Azizur Rahman Khan. They sketch a fascinating insight into the “initial...
The year 2015 had begun well with the incumbent Director General taking up office in the first few months. The research portfolio of the last six months included both macroeconomic and sectoral issues covering a range of development problems confronting the country. Research on energy (e.g. price,...
Vol. 3 Issue 1 June 2015
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Vol. 2 Issue 2 December 2014
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Vol. 2 Issue 1 June 2014
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Vol. 1 Issue 2 December 2013
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