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50 years in Bangladesh: Dissecting the success story of World Bank

Bangladesh and the World Bank (WB) have completed 50 years of their relationship. As such, there has been a lot of recounting of the WB’s successes. But what really lies behind all this praise? Of all the projects that have been carried out in Bangladesh upon the WB’s prescription, how many have been fruitful for the people of the country? Anu Muhammad, professor of the economics department at Jahangirnagar University, discusses these issues with The Daily Star Opinion.