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Bangladesh and Poverty

  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Population: 156118464
  • Size: 144000.0 Km2

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Work, family and social protection: old age income security in Bangladesh, Nepal, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam
C. Knox-Vydmanov / HelpAge International 2017
How does growing older affect a person’s income security in Asia? This question is becoming increasingly urgent in the context of rapid population ageing in the region, yet relatively limited comparative analysis has tried to ans...
What development interventions work? The long-term impact and cost-effectiveness of anti-poverty programs in Bangladesh
A.R. Quisumbing / Department for International Development, UK 2010
While Government and NGOs in Bangladesh have undertaken many interventions designed to help individuals and households escape poverty, few studies have evaluated their long-term impact. Using a newly available longitudinal dat...
How do social protection and labour programmes contribute to social inclusion? Evidence from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal
B. Babajanian; J. Hagen-Zanker; R. Holmes / Overseas Development Institute 2014
Today, the positive effects of social protection and labour programmes on core dimensions of well- being such as food consumption and access to health and education are well-recognised. However, less is known about the ability of thes...
Evidence and gaps in evidence on the principle political economy constraints and opportunities to successful investment in inclusive agribusiness in Asia
J.G. Kydd / Evidence on Demand 2016
This report pays particular reference to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Kyrgyz Republic, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Tajikistan. The purpose is to inform a more detailed call down piece of work for DFID to scope the potential establishment...
Sustainable cities: local solutions in the global south
M. Robertson (ed) / International Development Research Centre 2012
As the combined problems of urbanization, environmental degradation, and poverty become increasingly urgent, understanding the links between sustainability and poverty reduction is imperative. A sustainable urban future for all requir...
We can also make change: piloting participatory research with persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh
HelpAge International 2015
The aim of the research presented in this report was to understand better the experiences of social, political and economic exclusion of persons with disabilities and older people in Bangladesh from their own perspectives. A...
Public expenditure, employment and poverty in Bangladesh: an empirical analysis
Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh 2008
Bangladesh has made some noteworthy progress in the economic growth and poverty reduction since the early 1980s. In 2005-2006 GDP growth reached 6.6 per cent from an average of 3.8 per cent per year in the 1980s. During this period, t...
The micro level impact of foreign remittances on incomes in Bangladesh: a measurement approach using the propensity score
Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh 2008
The importance of foreign remittances in the economy of Bangladesh is widely recognised and requires little reiteration. Along with the readymade garment (RMG) sector and non-farm activities in the agricultural sector, remittances hav...
Poverty environment nexus: an investigation of linkage and policy implications
Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh 2008
There is a clear connection between environment and poverty and it can hardly be over emphasised. The more visible environmental problems are mostly seen in the case of exhaustive resources which are in constant danger of depletion fr...
Assessing the impact of the global economic and financial crisis on Bangladesh: an intervention analysis
D. Bhattacharya; S. Dasgupta; D.J. Neethi / Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh 2012
The global financial and economic crisis had a lagged impact on the economy of Bangladesh, resulting in declines in export, import, FDI and foreign aid inflows. All these had concomitant negative effects on the country’s various...
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