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Income and expenditure distribution pattern of sunamgonj haor area: implications for poverty alleviation
(BRAC University, 2004-08)
Fishing income (52 per cent) was the main source of income and food expenditure (85 percent) was the main sector of expenditure of the Sunamgonj haor fishermen. Absolute poor was about 48 per cent by Direct Calorie Intake ...
Examining how exchange rate fluctuation effects trade balances: emprirically establishing the correlation between exchange rate and balance of trade, the marshall-lerner condition and J effect
(BRAC University, 2012-03-15)
This paper will examine the effects on an economy’s overall balance of trade due to fluctuations in its exchange rate, followed by how the Marshall-Lerner and J- curve come into effect in influencing a country’s current ...
An inquiry into the happiness of nations: a macroeconomic analysis
(BRAC University, 2012-08-14)
This paper investigates the concept of national happiness and examines the existing literature on happiness and its causes, before using recently released data from the United Nations to construct a model that explains ...
Malnourishment and sex bias in multidimensional child poverty
(BRAC University, 2011-08-13)
Evidence of severe malnourishment and anti-female sex bias has been found in the Korail urban slum settlement of Dhaka. The sex bias is reflected in terms of lower growth dynamics, varying degrees of malnourishment and ...
A Theoretical approach to the equity vs. efficiency argument for income taxes
(BRAC University, 2013-04-25)
Since the start of the economic crisis, many economists had wondered about the best way to get out of this situation. Seeing the massive movements directed at inequality, this author wondered if inequality was built into ...
Ontological formation of the Otaku subculture and subjects in Bangladesh
(BRAC University, 2016-04)
Disenchanted garment workers: social and economic crisis of garment workers
(BRAC Univeristy, 2016)
RMG sector has brought a revolutionary change in the life of rural and poor people, previously these people had no ways other than joining into traditional farming occupation or to work as a housemaid in the households of ...
Construction of the Hijra identity
(BRAC University, 2016-12)
The purpose of this research paper was to be able to discern the various focal points that consist in the building of the hijra identity. The paper required a study of the different spaces in a Hijra's life, such as religion, ...
Sense of community a weapon of survival: an ethnographic study on Korail
(BRAC University, 2016)
Korail, from other side of the lake might seem as an inadequate piece of land which is occupied by ‘illegal settlers’ or from the research of the NGOs, people may assume that Korail is just a plot for manufacturing different ...
The millennium development goals: its impact on the achieving primary education
(BRAC University, 2016-04-16)