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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 ...
Starving for Justice: Bangladeshi garment workers in a 'Post-Rana Plaza' world
(© 2015 International Labor and Working-Class History, Inc., 2015)
On the afternoon of August 2, 2014, I walked into Hossain Market, one of the many nondescript multistoried buildings lining the commercial thoroughfare in Uttor Badda, Dhaka. I had gone to show solidarity with hunger-striking ...
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 ...
Bangladesh: Class, precarity and the politics of care
(© 2017 Taylor and Francis., 2017-01-01)
Before rana plaza: towards a history of labour organizing in Bangladesh’s garment industry
(© 2016 Taylor and Francis., 2016-01-01)
Bangladesh: women and labour activism
(© 2008, Routledge., 2008)
Globalisation, migration and knowledge generation: a study on higher education institutions in Bangladesh
(© 2018 Springer, Singapore, 2018-10-02)
There has been a marked transformation in the pattern of international migration since the 1980s, a shift of highly skilled migrants from developed to developing countries leading to brain gain from brain drain for the ...
Socio-economic vulnerability and neo-liberalism: lessons from Bangladesh
(© 2009, Sage Publication, UK, 2009-11-01)
Based on a case study of an export-oriented Bangladeshi garment company, this article shows how hierarchies of vulnerability have developed in the process of global integration of Bangladesh’s garment industry. Situating ...