Development Studies

Agendas for Economic Cooperation in South Asia: SACEPS Task Force Reports

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Academic and Reference Books
South Asian Studies
Development Studies
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English
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600
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984 05 1729 5
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2004
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238
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This volume is a compendium of four Task Force Reports and four Dialogue Reports prepared by the South Asia Centre for Policy Studies (SACEPS). The Task Forces were mandated by SACEPS to carry out indepth examination of the possible modalities to take forward the interests of South Asian cooperation in their respective areas.

The Japanese Strategy: Japan's Development Strategy as a Lesson or a Threat to Global Economic Order

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Economics and Finance
Development Studies
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English
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280
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984 05 1327 3
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1996
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186
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The phenomenal economic development of Japan in the post World War II era has drawn the attention of the industrialized world. Through the 1960s and 1070s scholars and researchers carried out studies to discover what Japan made phenomenal success, and he lists sixteen driving forces which led to this development. Economic planners, politicians and the industrial community every where watched as Japan emerged as a formidable force in the changed global economic order in the 1980’s. This book provides some insight into the reasons for Japan’s success.

Government and Rural transformation: Role of Public Spending and Policies in Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Politics and Political Science
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
State and Governance
Development Studies
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English
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695
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978 984 8815 13 7
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Dhaka
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2010
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389
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The book depicts an analytical picture of the socio-economic transformation of the economy of Bangladesh, particularly of the agriculture and rural sector. Transformation is explained as improved conditions of life and living, through expanded access to income, health, education, energy, transportation services and protection against vulnerability. Public expenditure and policies to support development of infrastructure, technology, institutions, private initiatives of collective organizations, including NGO’s, and numerous individual ventures contributed to the transformation.

Popular Economics: Unpopular Essays

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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275
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984 05 1641 8
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2002
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153
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Keynes once wrote that economics is "a difficult and technical subject, but nobody will believe it". It is frustrating for people to find debates on economic policies too technical and inaccessible, since it is their lives that are affected by these policies.

Taming Global Financial Flows - A Citizen's Guide

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Economics and Finance
Development Studies
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English
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400
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984 05 1533 0
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
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237
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The global financial system, this book argues, is in turmoil. Financial liberalization has led to phasing out of regulatory mechanisms over the movement of huge sums involved in currency speculations, new financial products, offshore financial centers, secretive hedge funds and hot money flows to emerging markets. The result is a degree of volatility in financial markets which threatens the orderly running of notional economies.

Liberalisation in the Shadow of a Large Nation: A Case of Bangladesh-India Economic Relations

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
International Relations and Security Studies
South Asian Studies
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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984 05 1535 7
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
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In recent years issues concerning bilateral trade between Bangladesh and India have received heightened interest and come under close scrutiny. Bangladesh's trade deficit with India has been increasing at an accelerated rate in recent years. The deficit grew most visibly in the 1990s when Bangladesh started to liberalise at a rapid pace with the deficit in formal trade balance rising from 200 million to about a billion within the scope of last five years.

Global Finance: New Thinking on Regulating Speculative Capital Markets

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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375
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984 05 1549 7
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
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244
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In this important policy-and campaign-relevant book, economists, intellectuals and NGO leaders from both North and South confront what has now become the central issue of the new globalized world economy. Ever since the Asian crisis of 1997 threatened a chain-reaction of economic destabilization, governments, the IMF, even the G7, and even George Soros, have concluded that something needs to be done. This volume examines the range of different ideas and approaches they have come up with.

The Bangladesh Economy: Diagnoses and Prescriptions

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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660
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984 70220 0011 0
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Bangladesh Development Initiative
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Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2008
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338
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The present volume is a compilation of articles originally published at various times in the Journal of Bangladesh Studies. The selection was predicated on two main criteria: their immediate relevance to the Bangladesh economy and the reputation of the authors who have a track record of publications in international journals and have influenced the thinking of others through their insightful writing. The book covers a gamut of important areas that concern economists and have the potential to shape economic thinking in Bangladesh.

Economics and Altruism: Random Thoughts

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Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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465
ISBN: 
984 05 1710 4
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2004
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252
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Bertrand Russell once wrote in The Modern World, economics and war are the main motives for social cohesion. War now has taken an overwhelming role in the present day world. Economics of simple profit making‚and‚ rent seeking‚ has also not made our lives more decent and peaceful. Therefore, what we need is economic actions mediated by moral values and ethical considerations to make this world more cohesive and peaceful.

Daniel Thorner Memorial Lecture Series: labour Markets, Employment Policies and the Dynamics of Development

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Economics and Finance
Development Studies
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English
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170
ISBN: 
984 05 1177 7
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Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1992
Number of Pages: 
93
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A majority of the rural poor must find their subsistence in the labour market. Understanding the dynamics of the labour market and what interventions are best made in terms of rural employment policies is of vital concern to students and practitioners of development alike. Professor Krishna Bharadwaj, internationally noted economist from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, brings rare abilities of scholarship and insights to bear on the issue in a set of lectures she delivered at the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies within its Daniel Thorner Memorial Lecture Programme.

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