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WB's chief economist praises civil society

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Bangladesh's civil society has helped the country perform better in many social indicators, Kaushik Basu, the chief economist of the World Bank, said yesterday.
The country has done better than India in some indicators, he told a group of economists at Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies in Dhaka.
Basu, who is the second WB chief economist from a developing country and the first from India, also praised Bangladesh's stable economic growth, which he said would reach China's pace of growth next year.

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