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Women Entrepreneurs in SMEs: Bangladesh Perspective 2017

In Bangladesh women constitute half of the population but labour force participation of women is still very limited. According to the Labor Force Survey 2013, working age (15 year +) female population in Bangladesh is 54.21 million, of which only 18 million (33.5%) are part of the labor force....

An Overview of the Bangladesh Handloom Industry

As late as the end of the last century, the handloom industry of Bangladesh occupied an important position in the national economy of the country. The production of handlooms accounted for about 77 per cent of the total cloth production and for about 69 per cent of the total cloth availability in...

Assess the monitoring, evaluation procedure of BCCT and the impact assessment of CCT Projects

With support from the Climate Change Trust Fund (CCTF) of the Ministry of Environment and Forest of the Government of Bangladesh, BIDS is conducting a study titled “Assess the monitoring, evaluation procedure of BCCT and the impact assessment of CCT Projects”. The study team includes Dr. M...

Exposure to violence faced by children and youth in Bangladesh

Violence is generally described as behavior intended to cause harm and exercise forceful control over household members, intimate partners, colleagues, individuals or groups. The over-arching question is whether economic and social transformation is resulting in heightened tensions and pressures at...

Socioeconomic impact of migration: An empirical approach

The purpose of this study is to explore how international migration creates a differential impact on socioeconomic condition of households with an international migrant through empirical analysis. Migration and remittance has become a major part of Bangladesh economy, contribution to 7.9% of the...

Stylized Facts of the Statistical Properties of Risk and Return of the Dhaka Stock Exchange: 1990-2015

The economy of Bangladesh is likely to experience greater share of equity capital as it moves along its higher growth trajectory. But the understanding of the capital market of Bangladesh and its potential is very low. The role of the security market is mostly absent in the development discourse of...

Impact of migration on nutritional condition of the rural households in Bangladesh

The purpose of this study is to find out whether worker’s remittance has contributed in improving the nutritional condition in the rural households of Bangladesh. The earning sent by the expatriates has significant contribution in the economy of Bangladesh. In FY 2014-15 about 4.61 lakh workers...

Impact of Government Incentives on Some Selected Exporting Industries of Bangladesh

The concentration of the economy on the blooming RMG sector has become a crucial concern as a simple nudge in this sector is likely to bring about a serious upheaval in the entire export arena of Bangladesh. Clearly, this kind of vulnerability is not acceptable in an export driven economy like...

Total Factor Productivity in Bangladesh: Impacts and Determinants

Bangladesh has been experiencing a steady increase in the growth rate of real GDP since independence, accelerating from an average of less than 4% per year during 1972-1990 to 6.5% in 2010-2016. While the long term track record for the role of capital accumulation in driving growth is generally very...

Post Enumeration Check on the Census of the Undocumented Myanmar Nationals Staying in Bangladesh

Census of the Undocumented Myanmar Nationals Staying in Bangladesh 2016 has been conducted by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) during 02-14 June, 2016 in the selected six districts i.e. Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Rangamati, Khagrachhari, Bandarban and Patuakhali districts. Insofar as census...

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