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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 ...
Forecasting market movement in Dhaka Stock Exchange: LSTM vs. ARIMA
(Brac University, 2019-04)
This paper creates and examines the performance of LSTM models against ARIMA models, using Dhaka Stock Exchange data from beginning of 2000 to the beginning of 2019. An algorithm has been designed to simultaneously train ...
Economic development and female labour participation in SAARC countries: a test of the U-shape hypothesis
(Brac University, 2019-03)
The paper explores whether there exists U shaped hypothesis among the 8 SAARC countries. It first looks at the SAARC nations by implementing the fixed effects model and then analyses the countries individually to see if ...