Bangladesh Employment and Labour Market Watch, 2019: Sectoral  challenges and opportunities

Bangladesh Employment and Labour Market Watch, 2019: Sectoral challenges and opportunities

A seminar on “Bangladesh Employment and Labour Market Watch, 2019: Sectoral challenges and opportunities” was jointly organized by Centre for Development and Employment Research (CDER) and Policy Research Institute (PRI) on March 2, 2020. The seminar was chaired by Dr Zaidi Sattar, Chairman, PRI. Opening remarks were made by Dr. Rushidan Islam Rahman, Executive Chairperson, […]

Food and Agricultural Issues and Programmes: Some Suggestions for the National Budget 2017-18

Food and Agricultural Issues and Programmes: Some Suggestions for the National Budget 2017-18

Quazi Shahabuddin    I. Food-Friendly Programme for the Ultra-Poor: How to Make It More Effective? Despite considerable progress in poverty reduction in Bangladesh with respect to hardcore poverty, the absolute number of hardcore poor continues to remain quite significant, about 20 million. Those belonging to this group of people are chronically underfed and extremely vulnerable […]

Bangladesh Employment and Labour Market Watch 2017

Bangladesh Employment and Labour Market Watch 2017

Rizwanul IslamRushidan Islam RahmanCentre for Development and Employment ResearchDhakaMarch 2017 PrefaceIn Bangladesh, there is a big lacuna in research and evidence-based policy making in the area of employment and labour market and the linkage between development and employment policies. The basic objective of the Centre for Development and Employment Research (CDER) is to contribute towards filling […]

কীভাবে বাড়ানো যায় নারীর কর্মসংস্থান: তত্ত্ব, তথ্য এবং নীতিমালা

কীভাবে বাড়ানো যায় নারীর কর্মসংস্থান: তত্ত্ব, তথ্য এবং নীতিমালা

ভূমিকা মোট জনসংখ্যার এবং সম্ভাব্য শ্রমশক্তির প্রায় অর্ধেক নারী| সুতরাং কোনো দেশের জনশক্তি যথাযথভাবে কাজে লাগানো হচ্ছে কি না তা অনেকাংশে নির্ভর করে শ্রমশক্তিতে নারীর অংশগ্রহণের উপর| অনেক উন্নয়নশীল দেশেই শ্রমবাজারে নারীর অংশ গ্রহণের হার পুরুষদের চাইতে অনেক কম, এবং তার ফলে মোট শ্রমশক্তিতে তাদের অংশ অর্ধেকের চাইতে বেশ কম| শুধু তাই নয়, নারীর কর্মসংস্থানের নিয়ামক […]

Employment in National Budget 2017-18: Pre-Budget Thoughts on Selected Issues

Employment in National Budget 2017-18: Pre-Budget Thoughts on Selected Issues

by Rushidan Islam Rahman, Centre for Development and Employment Research, Dhaka, April 2017 IntroductionEconomics is all about choices. The choices among contrasting policies become glaring in the days preceding the announcement of the national budget every year. Suggestions on budgetary priorities come from various directions which often may push forward contrasting agenda. This brief note […]