Fahmida Khatun

MACRO MIRROR

Dr Fahmida Khatun is executive director at the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD).

October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022

Two major economic woes Bangladesh needs to address right now

High inflation and low export and remittance earnings are a major cause for concern at the moment.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Significance of BIMSTEC during turbulent times

BIMSTEC countries have the potential for benefiting mutually and contributing to the global economy.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

South Asian nations need a collective plan to tackle climate change

Given the nature of climate-induced problems faced by the countries in South Asia, policymakers should undertake both adaptation and mitigation measures.

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

PM Hasina’s India visit: Will our expectations be met?

The Bangladesh-India relationship covers a wide range of sectors

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

How will the common people survive?

Mismanagement, system loss and a weak supply chain of the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) have become a perennial problem.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Here's how we can beat the heat waves

The world is feeling the scorching heat this summer, with heat waves sweeping across several countries in Europe and Asia.

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Recognising a crisis and responding to it effectively

Soaring oil and commodity prices have hit Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves significantly.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

How effective will the Bangladesh Bank's new monetary policy be?

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) has revealed its Monetary Policy Statement (MPS) for the period of July-December 2022 at a time when the country, and the world, is going through tough economic challenges.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

How can the WTO help its ‘weaker’ members?

The 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) finally took place during June 12-16, 2022 after being cancelled twice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The MC12 was held at a time of unprecedented global economic downturn.

June 13, 2022
June 13, 2022

Does budget 2022-23 address inflation properly?

An analysis of the national budget 2022-23 for Bangladesh, amidst Covid recovery and the Ukraine-Russia war.