Fahmida Khatun

MACRO MIRROR

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

Implications of recent central bank policy measures

Due to lack of coordinated and coherent measures, inflation continues to rise, notwithstanding the abolition of the interest rate cap since July 2023.

4d ago

How the FY2025 budget can address our economic challenges

The upcoming budget should adopt a balanced approach to address economic slowdown and inflationary pressure.

1w ago

How do we protect the worst victims of inflation?

The reason for continued high consumer prices in the country despite prices dropping in the international market is a combination of policy and institutional failure.

2w ago

How can Bangladesh manage its external debt?

The mounting debt servicing obligations also threaten to exacerbate the strain on the country’s low foreign exchange reserves.

1m ago

Why is WTO’s 13th Ministerial Conference important for Bangladesh?

It is especially important now as Bangladesh is set to graduate from its LDC status and become a developing country by 2026.

2m ago

Time for exporters to shed the cocoon of cash incentives

In light of the upcoming LDC graduation, exporters need to proactively prepare for changes.

3m ago

The biggest risks facing our world in 2024

The findings of the WEF’s latest Global Risks Report are quite relevant to Bangladesh

4m ago

What to expect from Bangladesh economy in 2024

The year 2023 was indeed one of the most difficult ones in the recent history of Bangladesh in terms of economic performance.

4m ago
May 14, 2024
May 14, 2024

Implications of recent central bank policy measures

Due to lack of coordinated and coherent measures, inflation continues to rise, notwithstanding the abolition of the interest rate cap since July 2023.

May 7, 2024
May 7, 2024

How the FY2025 budget can address our economic challenges

The upcoming budget should adopt a balanced approach to address economic slowdown and inflationary pressure.

April 30, 2024
April 30, 2024

How do we protect the worst victims of inflation?

The reason for continued high consumer prices in the country despite prices dropping in the international market is a combination of policy and institutional failure.

March 27, 2024
March 27, 2024

How can Bangladesh manage its external debt?

The mounting debt servicing obligations also threaten to exacerbate the strain on the country’s low foreign exchange reserves.

March 12, 2024
March 12, 2024

Why is WTO’s 13th Ministerial Conference important for Bangladesh?

It is especially important now as Bangladesh is set to graduate from its LDC status and become a developing country by 2026.

February 13, 2024
February 13, 2024

Time for exporters to shed the cocoon of cash incentives

In light of the upcoming LDC graduation, exporters need to proactively prepare for changes.

January 16, 2024
January 16, 2024

The biggest risks facing our world in 2024

The findings of the WEF’s latest Global Risks Report are quite relevant to Bangladesh

January 1, 2024
January 1, 2024

What to expect from Bangladesh economy in 2024

The year 2023 was indeed one of the most difficult ones in the recent history of Bangladesh in terms of economic performance.

November 20, 2023
November 20, 2023

What's stopping RMG workers from getting higher wages?

Unless a holistic approach is taken, the sector will continue to fall short of international standards.

September 25, 2023
September 25, 2023

Why Bangladesh failed to contain inflation while others succeeded

While many other countries have managed to reduce inflationary pressure by adopting monetary policy tools, Bangladeshi policymakers have shied away from doing the same.

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