AN OPEN DIALOGUE
Economist and IT professional working in Boston, USA
Doing so could help avoid the yearly sufferings of many vulnerable and poor citizens.
It was reported that US President Joe Biden will be travelling to Saudi Arabia next month and finally kowtow to its rulers.
How do you control inflation in a market economy?
What does a government do to alleviate the pain and suffering caused by rising prices and shortages?
I have known Ankhi since she was two-years-old. She is the daughter of Ali and Kohinoor who have struggled their entire life to support their children as they climb the steps to get out of poverty through education.
Public demonstrations, political protests calling for the government to resign, and long queues at gas stations and grocery stores have been a regular feature in Sri Lanka for the last few weeks.
Over the years, I have offered in these columns my ideas on solving some of Dhaka’s problems: overcrowding, traffic, and open garbage on the streets.
The Bangladesh government recently announced a move to roll out a pension plan, initially named the Universal Pension Scheme (UPS), during the 2022-23 fiscal year.
Writing about inflation and monetary policy when a major war is going on in Europe can appear very cynical, and can be likened to the situation where Nero played the fiddle while Rome was burning.
Russia’s military attack on Ukraine has unquestionably thrown the global economy off balance.