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Inequality, stagnation and instability

The failure of large-scale bailout operations, historically low interest rates...

A migrant's story: Am I abused or am I a failure to adjust?

Every year hundreds of immigrants leave their homes and trail...

Centralised vs decentralised banking operations

Financial system of Bangladesh is mainly bank-based and private commercial...

US versus Iran: Europe in the crosshairs

Iran charges Brussels for serving US interests in the Middle...

Trump's backward march on trade

Following America's disastrous 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, the subsequent international...

Dominance of dollar and political hegemony

Every country has its own sovereign currency. Trade between two...

Bangladesh-UAE: Deepening relations

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the Middle East's second...

Bangladesh, the 2020 pacesetter?

It is not always on the dot, but the Economist's...

Rejuvenating stock market: PM's six-point directive

In the backdrop of continuous fall in the country's stock...

ADR under Family Court Ordinance, 1985

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) is a process of dispute settlement...

Ogling the ocean-bed: Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea

We might know more of the moon and have had...

Women's leadership in politics, democracy and development

Women's leadership role in political spheres as well as development...

Achieving SDGs: Aligning private sector incentives with public goals

The world is moving towards a future demanding an inclusive...

Addressing Africa's skills mismatch

While much of the world struggles with rapid population aging,...

US Dollar in international trade transactions: Alternatives and risks

Not different from other developing economies, international trade transactions of...

Old wine in new bottle: The Davos Manifesto

Klaus Schwab helped initiate the World Economic Forum (WEF) in...

Lebanon's perfect storm

In retrospect, financial crises usually appear predetermined; but rarely do...

Recalling Bangabandhu on his centennial birth anniversary

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, released from his internment in Pakistan...

Social disutility of the superrich

The latest November 2019 UBS/PwC Billionaires Report counted 2,101 billionaires...

Child Labour: The dark side of makeup industry

Child labour in different industries across the world is common....

Ease of doing business: Much remains to be achieved

Bangladesh has moved up eight notches to 168 among 190...

Justice Murshed: A source of inspiration

I met Justice Murshed in his twilight years when he...

America's dangerous Iran obsession

US President Donald Trump's order to assassinate Iran's General Qassem...