Economic Dialogue on Inclusive Growth in Bangladesh

To increase evidence-based dialogue on inclusive growth, The Asia Foundation and the Overseas Development Institute, with support from the UK Department for International Development, are implementing the Economic Dialogue on Inclusive Growth Program in coordination with the General Economics Division of the Planning Commission. In addition to quarterly workshops, the project will produce six thematic research reports to support specific policy recommendations.

 

Programme Brief: Economic Dialogue on Inclusive Growth (EDIG)

May 18, 2017

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The UK Department for International Development is supporting the Overseas Development Institute and The Asia Foundation to implement the Economic Dialogue on Inclusive Growth (EDIG) Programme in close coordination with the General Economics Division of the Ministry of Planning. EDIG seeks to increase and enrich evidence-based policy dialogue about… Read more

 

EDIG Research Paper #1: Bangladesh Sectoral Growth Diagnostic

May 12, 2017

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Despite Bangladesh’s transition from low- to lower-middle-income country status in July 2015, over 40 million Bangladeshis are still living below the poverty line. This research paper identifies three sectors that could potentially stimulate inclusive growth in Bangladesh: agro-processing, leather and leather goods, and information and communicatio… Read more

 

EDIG Policy Brief #1: A sectoral approach to inclusive growth in Bangladesh: What needs to be done?

May 12, 2017

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A complement to a Bangladesh Sectoral Growth Diagnostic, this policy brief highlights opportunities, constraints, and policy issues for the agro-processing, leather and leather goods, and information and communication technology (ICT) sectors in regard to inclusive growth.

 

Bangladesh Research Network for Inclusive Growth (BRNIG): Summary of First Meeting

May 9, 2017

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The first meeting of the Economic Dialogue for Inclusive Growth (EDIG) Bangladesh Research Network for Inclusive Growth (BRNIG) was held on 9 May 2017 at the Lakeshore Hotel in Dhaka. It featured three brief introductions, a presentation and discussion of the first EDIG research paper, and a discussion on which topics EDIG should examine in more de… Read more

 

Inclusive Growth Policy Forum (IGPF): Summary of First Meeting

May 8, 2017

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The first meeting of the Inclusive Growth Policy Forum (IGPF) under the Economic Dialogue on Inclusive Growth (EDIG) Program was held on 8 May 2017 at the NEC Conference Room, Planning Commission, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka. The Chief Guest was Mr. A H M Mustafa Kamal FCA, MP, Honorable Minister of Planning. The meeting featured a presentation and… Read more