Syed A. Al-Muti


Introducing Greening Strategies in Emerging Economies

February 28, 2018

This case study examines the economic structure of Bangladesh and analyzes the contribution and potential of the leather sector in ensuring sustainable economic growth. Through relying on the Advocacy Coalition Framework (ACF) developed by Sabatier et al (2007), it also explores why it became necessary to relocate the leather processing industry fr… Read more

Bangladesh women entrepreneur 

Financial Inclusion for Women Entrepreneurs

November 1, 2017


Over the last two decades, significant progress has been made in improving access to finance for women, especially women entrepreneurs. Yet despite the fact that over 30 percent of all small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in emerging markets globally are women owned and operated, they continue to have lower than average growth rates compared t… Read more


Bangladesh’s Development Surprise: A Model for Developing Countries

June 25, 2014


By many metrics, Bangladesh’s development trajectory is a unique success story, especially since the 1990s when democratic rule was reinstated and extensive economic reforms were made. Poverty incidence has fallen from 60 percent to around 30 percent.