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BIDS Research ALMANAC 2019

BIDS Research ALMANAC 2019, 

1-2 December

Invitation card  pdf

Technical Session 1: Agriculture and Rural Non-farm Sector

Paper 1: Dynamics of Rural Nonfarm Sector in Bangladesh: 2000-2016   pdf

Kazi Iqbal, Kazi Ali Toufique, Nazneen Ahmed, Nahid Ferdous Pabon, and Wahid Ferdous Ibon   

Paper 2: Holy Cows and Unholy Institutions: Analyzing the Pattern of Growth of Cattle Population in India    pdf

Kazi Ali Toufique, Kazi Iqbal and Wahid Ferdous Ibon 

Paper 3: Rice Market in Bangladesh: Role of Key Intermediaries  .    pdf

Nazneen Ahmed, Md. Mainul Hoque and Nahian Azad Shashi

Technical  Session 2: Poverty and Unemployment

Paper 1: S-Curve, Mini Big-Push and Escape from Poverty: Insights from a Micro Panel Data    pdf

Binayak Sen and Mohammad Riaz Uddin  

Paper 2: Why is poverty so pervasive and increasing in some districts in Bangladesh?    pdf

S.M. Zulfiqar Ali and  K.A.S. Murshid  

Paper 3: Employment and Unemployment Amongst Educated Youth – A Study Based on a Large Online Survey in Bangladesh      pdf

K.A.S. Murshid, Tanveer Mahmood and Nahian Azad Shashi

Paper 4: Urban Informal Sector: Dualism, Growth and Employment   pdf

Binayak Sen, Mohammad Harunur Rashid Bhuyan, Shahidul Islam, Anwara Begum and Iqbal Hossain  

Technical Session 3: Macro Model, Industry and Firm Performance

Paper 1: A Macro Model of the Bangladesh Economy   pdf

Mohammad Yunus, Nazneen Ahmed, A.K Enamul Haque, M Salimullah and Rizwana Islam   

Paper 2: Impact of Compliance Standards on Firm Performances and Risks of Workplace Hazards: Evidence from the RMG Industry in Bangladesh    pdf

Monzur Hossain, Kazi Iqbal and Tahreen Tahrima Chowdhury  

Paper 3: Pharmaceutical Industry in Bangladesh: Prospect and Challenges    pdf

Nazneen Ahmed, Kazi Iqbal, Rizwana Islam, and Nahid Ferdous Pabon  


Technical Session 4: Urbanization and Social Change

Paper 1: A Glimpse into the Lives of  Dhaka City Dwellers      pdf

S.M. Zulfiqar Ali, Abdur Razzaque Sarker, Maruf Ahmed and S.M. Zahedul Islam Chowdhury 

Paper 2: What makes you a smart user of Smartphone    pdf

Mohammad Golam Nabi Mozumder  

Technical Session 5 : Renewable Energy, and Climate Change  Adaptation

Paper 1: Does Renewable Energy Increase Farmers' Well-being? Evidence from Solar Irrigation Interventions in Bangladesh    pdf

Monzur Hossain and Azreen Karim   

Paper 2: Adapting to Climate Change: Migration, Vulnerability and Livelihoods in the Bengal Delta- The Search for Effective Policy Options     pdf

Anwara Begum , Mohammad Harunur Rashid Bhuyan, Azreen Karim and Maruf Ahmed 

Paper 3: Atmospheric Particulate Matter and Black Carbon in Dhaka City- A Contributor to Climate Change    pdf

Mitali Parvin  

Start Date: 2019-12-01 00:00:00

End Date: 2019-12-02 00:00:00

Venue: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Contact Person: Nahin Rahman

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