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    Give poor, excluded ownership in public, private assets

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:21pm on February 25, 2018

    Experts and economists on Sunday advocated ownership of the poor and excluded groups of society in public and private assets in a bid to remove...

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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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    H1 exports grow moderately at 7.1pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on January 04, 2018

    Country’s export earnings in the first half of the current financial year 2017-18 posted a moderate growth of 7.15 per cent to stand at $17.92...

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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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    Promotion of entrepreneurship stressed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 01:19am on December 30, 2017

    Senior bankers at a meeting in Rajshahi on Thursday stressed the need for boosting investment in small and medium enterprise sector...

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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,...

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    Export earnings post modest growth of 6.86pc in Jul-Nov

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on December 08, 2017

    The country’s export earnings in the July-November period of the current financial year 2017-18 grew by 6.86 per cent to $14.56 billion from $13.62 billion...

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    Govt revises GDP growth upwards to 7.28pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on November 14, 2017

    Bangladesh’s economy finally grew at 7.28 per cent, the highest growth rate in the history of the country, up by 0.04 percentage points than the...

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    IMF retains 7pc GDP growth projection

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:52pm on October 11, 2017

    International Monetary Fund has maintained its previous projection (7 per cent) for Bangladesh’s economic growth, much lower than the government’s target but higher than the...

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    Modi govt’s demonetisation was suicide: former minister

    Business Desk | Updated at 10:48pm on October 04, 2017

    Slamming the Narendra Modi government over sliding economic growth and increasing job losses, former Union minister Arun Shourie has likened demonetisation with suicide, saying the...