Economics and Finance

Growth, Employment and Social Change in Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Language: 
English
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980
ISBN: 
978 984 506 241 1
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
December 2016
Number of Pages: 
342
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HB
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1st (December 2016)
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This book provides an analysis of some of the key experiences and issues in the multidimensional process of development of Bangladesh. The three parts of the book: (i) economic growth: aggregate and sectoral; (ii) unemployment, underemployment, and labour market; and (iii) poverty, empowerment, and social change cover a wide range of themes.

Corporate Social Responsibility Practices in Emerging Economies: The Case of Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
State and Governance
Business Studies
Language: 
English
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Author
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750
ISBN: 
978 984 506 225 1
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2016
Number of Pages: 
429
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HB
Edition: 
First edition, 2016
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This book is an outcome of a study on corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices and their contextual determinants in Bangladesh, with a focus on the Bangladeshi pharmaceutical industry. The author argues that businesses in Bangladesh need to collaborate with the government to close the existing gap of distrust and lack of confidence.

Poverty and Vulnerability in Rural Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Language: 
English
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850
ISBN: 
978 984 506 160 5
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
First Edition (2015)
Number of Pages: 
254
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HB
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This book presents a rigorous empirical study of various aspects of poverty and vulnerability in rural Bangladesh. The themes include the trend and structure of rural poverty, rural inequality, asset accumulation, rural labour market, crisis and vulnerability of rural life, the role of social security in the rural economy, and the role of microcredit. In comparison with other such poverty studies, this book can claim a number of distinctive features. 

Gresham's Law Syndrome and Beyond: An Analysis of the Bangladesh Bureaucracy

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Academic and Reference Books
Administration and public policy
Economics and Finance
State and Governance
Language: 
English
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700
ISBN: 
978 984 506 222 0
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2015
Number of Pages: 
380
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Bangladesh has witnessed a continuous regress in governance since her birth in 1971. The flouting of most norms of personnel administration has created Gresham’s Law Syndrome where the bad drives out the good.

উন্নয়ন ভাবনায় কর্মসংস্থান ও শ্রমবাজার

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Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Development Studies
Language: 
Bangla
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Author
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500
ISBN: 
978 984 506 199 5
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2015
Number of Pages: 
212
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উন্নয়নশীল দেশসমূহের শ্রমবাজারের প্রকৃতি ও কাঠামো উন্নত দেশের তুলনায় ভিন্ন। এই ভিন্নতার উপর ভিত্তি করে গড়ে উঠেছে বর্তমান গ্রন্থের মূল কাঠামো। এই কাঠামোকে ঘিরে যেসব বিষয় আলোচনায় এসেছে তাদের মধ্যে রয়েছে অন্তর্ভুক্তিমূলক প্রবৃদ্ধিতে কর্মসংস্থানের ভূমিকা, দ্বৈত অর্থনীতিতে কর্মসংস্থানের কাঠামোগত পরিবর্তন, অর্থনৈতিক প্রবৃদ্ধি কেন সব ক্ষেত্রে কর্মসংস্থানের জন্য যথেষ্ট নয়, যুবকদের বেকারত্বের হার কেন বেশি, অনানুষ্ঠানিক খাতে কেন বেশি কর্মসংস্থান সৃষ্টি হয় এবং সে ধরনের কাজের বৈশিষ্ট্য কী, ইত্যাদি। নীতিমালার ক্ষেত্রে একদিকে যেমন সামষ্টিক নীতিমালার আলোচনা রয়েছে, অন্যদিকে বি

Economic Geography of Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Environmental Studies and Disaster Management
Economics and Finance
Urban and Regional Planning URP
Language: 
English
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Author's Role: 
Author
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600
ISBN: 
978 984 506 102 5
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1981
Number of Pages: 
318
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HB
Revised Edition: 
3rd, 2014
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This book is meant to he both a text for university students and a reference for professionals. As in the first edition, the various aspects of the geography are first explained and then followed by an exposition of the economy through the national accounting system. This is an innovation in teaching economic geography. The manner in which the national product is formed is first explained and then the fifteen major sectors are discussed with the aid of many tables and maps.

Social Protection in Bangladesh Building Effective Social Safety Nets and Ladders out of Poverty

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Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
Language: 
English
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Editor
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2000
ISBN: 
978 984 506 145 2
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2014
Number of Pages: 
364
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HB
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Published in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bangladesh

Bangladesh has been ahead of the curve in responding to the challenges of risk, vulnerability and social protection. Having laid a robust foundation of safety net programs, the quest is now for a national social protection strategy that effectively aims for a sum that is greater than its parts.

Development Constraints and Realisation: Essays in memory of Mosharaff Hossain

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Category Type: 
Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
Language: 
English
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760
ISBN: 
978 984 506 142 1
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2014
Number of Pages: 
342
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Hardcover
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The volume brings together a collection of essays written by colleagues, friends and students as a tribute to professor  Mosharaff Hossain. In addition to personal  tributes, the contributions cover  issue in  agriculture and the rural economy and development in general which were close to the heart of Mosharaff Hossain.

Promoting the Rural Non-farm Sector in Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Language: 
Bangla
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500
ISBN: 
984 05 1733 3
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2005
Number of Pages: 
98
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PB
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Overcoming Human Poverty: Essays on the Millennium Development Goals and Beyond

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Development Studies
Urban and Regional Planning URP
Language: 
English
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UPL Showroom Price: 
600
ISBN: 
978 984 506 118 6
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2013
Number of Pages: 
234
Cover Type: 
HB
Edition: 
1st
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With widespread human deprivations and inequalities, the challenges of development over the years have remained enormous. So at the beginning of a new millennium, the world has adopted the Millennium Declaration and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to reduce basic human poverty by 2015. Today, the world is at a crossroads with impressive but uneven progress on some fronts, significant gaps remaining and new challenges emerging.

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