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Formal-Informal Labor Nexus and Bangladesh's Growth

BIDS and BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD) jointly organized a Workshop titled “Formal-Informal Labor Nexus and Bangladesh’s Growth” on 28 March 2017, at the BIDS conference room.  Professor Wahiduddin Mahmud, eminent economist and former Adviser to the Caretaker Government, graced the program as the Chief Guest. Dr. KAS Murshid, the Director General of BIDS, and Dr. Sultan Hafeez Rahman, the Executive Director of BIGD chaired the two sessions of the workshop.

Dr. Krishna Kumar and Dr. Shanthi Nataraj from RAND Corporation and Dr. Minhaj Mahmud from BIDS, respectively presented three papers

The Formal-Informal Labor Nexus and Growth in Bangladesh (pdf)

What Do Workers Value About Formal Employment? Results from a Worker Survey in Bangladesh (pdf)

Employee and Employer Preferences for Worker Benefits: Results from a Matched Survey in Bangladesh  (pdf)

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