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    Businesses want green policy for sustainable GDP growth

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:45pm on May 07, 2018

    Businesses at a seminar on Monday called upon the government to formulate specific policy and programme on green growth for ensuring sustainable growth of gross...

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    GDP growth mired in income inequality, unemployment

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 19, 2018

    A HIGH growth rate of the gross domestic product, which has been more than 7 per cent for the third consecutive year and is estimated...

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    Unemployment, inequality overshadow GDP growth

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 01:45am on April 18, 2018

    High rate of GDP growth, over 7 per cent for the third consecutive year, has failed to address chronic unemployment and growing inequality that, according...

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    IMF also projects 7pc economic growth, lower than govt estimate

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 18, 2018

    International Monetary Fund has retained its projection for Bangladesh’s economic growth at 7 per cent, 0.65 percentage points lower than the government’s estimate, for the...

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    ADB also contradicts govt’s GDP growth estimation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:28pm on April 11, 2018

    Asian Development Bank on Wednesday also contradicted the government’s estimation of 7.65 per cent gross domestic production growth for the current fiscal year 2017-2018 stating...

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    Economists sceptical as govt says 7.65pc GDP growth

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:30am on April 04, 2018

    The government on Tuesday announced that gross domestic product in the current fiscal grew by 7.65 per cent while economists said that the claim was...

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    ICCB laments power outages

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on February 25, 2018

    Frequent power outages cause severe disruption in industrial production and other economic activities, observed the International Chamber of Commerce Bangladesh in its October-December 2017 news...

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    Economists emphasise exploration of demographic dividend opportunities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on January 04, 2018

    Economists and experts on Thursday urged the government to explore the full opportunity of demographic dividend the country is now passing by accelerating economic growth,...

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    Growth narrative contradicts standard of living: UO

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:20pm on December 30, 2017

    Rising income gap, unsatisfactory rate of job creation, inefficient resources distribution, stagnation in the ratio of private investment to gross domestic product and growing capital...

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    In defence of degrowth

    | Updated at 12:05am on December 23, 2017

    THE economist Branko Milanovic recently wrote a blog post titled ‘The illusion of degrowth in a poor and unequal world.’ He penned it, he says,...