Academic and Reference Books

Freedom from Want: The Remarkable Success Story of BRAC, the Global Grassroots Organization That's Winning the Fight Against Poverty

$23.00
$23.00
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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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450
ISBN: 
984 70220 0038 7
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2009
Number of Pages: 
283
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BRAC, arguably the world's largest and most successful NGO, is little known outside Bangladesh where it was established in 1972. Author Ian Smillie predicts, however, that this is bound to change. BRAC's success and the spread of its work in health, education, social enterprise development and microfinance dwarfs any other private, government or non-profit enterprise in its impact on tens of thousands of communities in Asia and Africa.

Microfinance Systems - Designing Quality Financial Services for the Poor

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Business Studies
Development Studies
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English
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450
ISBN: 
984 05 1505 5
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
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283
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THIS BOOK was written as a result of repeated requests from practitioners and donor agencies in the microfinance field. It draws on the author's research and thirteen years of practical experience in Bangladesh, Philippines and East Africa, and on the large and growing microfinance literature.

Readings in Microeconomics

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Economics and Finance
Development Studies
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English
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450
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984 05 1568 3
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
259
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UPL Readers Series is intended to contribute to the process of raising the competence and the vision of students of Bangladesh so as to enable them to come to grips with pioneering first hand research and expose them to advanced literature in their respective disciplines.] This book of Readings is intended to provide students in Bangladesh an introduction, from original sources, to the concepts and tools of modern microeconomics.

Witness to Surrender

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Academic and Reference Books
Bangladesh Liberation War
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English
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395
ISBN: 
978 984 05 1373 4
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Year of Publication: 
1997
Number of Pages: 
264
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HB
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Second Impression (2017)
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ROAD TO BANGLADESH SERIES is designed to present published accounts of the background to the emergence of Bangladesh. The Series showcases such a collection that, when put together, achieves a well-rounded narrative of the events of 1971. Books in the series should be an invaluable collection for those interested in South Asian affairs, particularly students and scholars of politics, history, development and social transformation.

Bangladesh Microfinance Statistics

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$25.00
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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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500
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Institute of Microfinance
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2008
Number of Pages: 
192
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Microfinance, particularly microcredit, is recognized as one of the most important interventions to alleviate poverty in Bangladesh. It is now 27 years that non-government institutions have been providing microfinance services. It has grown both vertically and horizontally. In 2008, self provided information of 313 MFIs including Grameen Bank shows, a total of 16.690 branches across the country are providing financial services to the poor. This is the second publication of the joint collaboration of Institute of Microfinance (InM) and Credit and Development Forum (CDF).

Friendly Fires, Humpty Dumpty Disorder, and Other Essays

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
State and Governance
Urban and Regional Planning URP
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English
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590
ISBN: 
978 984 881 509 0
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Year of Publication: 
2010
Number of Pages: 
283
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To the social scientists, Bangladesh is an enigma wrapped in paradoxes. She defied conventional prophets of gloom and doom during last three decades by making significant strides in social and economic spheres. Ironically, she is deeply divided politically despite bonds of extraordinary ethnic and linguistic homogeneity. The multiple dimensions of paradoxes of governance, economy and crucial sectors like finance and water are unwrapped in the twelve essays in this volume. While unrevealing the Bangladesh conundrum, this inter-disciplinary study uncovers a number of new paradoxes.

Neo-liberalism or Democracy?: Economic Strategy, Markets and Alternatives for the 21st Century

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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450
ISBN: 
984 05 1504 7
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
1999
Number of Pages: 
255
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At the turn of the new century, economic thought now faces, this book argues, a fundamental intellectual question, and one with the most profound consequences for all humanity. Is it really true, as the devotees of free market economics demand we assume, that there is no alternative to the neo-liberal ideology of (allegedly) self-regulating markets, the abandonment by governments of their economic management responsibilities, and the relentless pressure to cut both real wages and social expenditure?

Economic Analyses of Contemporary Issues in Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
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English
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550
ISBN: 
984 05 1758 9
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The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2006
Number of Pages: 
312
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Economic Analyses of Contemporary Issues in Bangladesh is a collection of studies by economists and other social scientists, working mostly on economic and social policies and issues in Bangladesh. This compilation of analytically well-grounded studies by established researchers covers a variety of topics such as economic growth patterns, regional convergence of per-capita income, micro-credits, natural resource management, household choice of water and sanitation facilities, capital markets, exchange rate policy, corruption, and transfer pricing by foreign investors.

Exchange Rates, Capital Flows and International Trade - The Case of Bangladesh

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Academic and Reference Books
Economics and Finance
Bangladesh Studies
Development Studies
Language: 
English
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UPL Showroom Price: 
550
ISBN: 
984 05 1554 3
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2000
Number of Pages: 
486
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A The recent Asian and Mexican currency crises have provided a somber lesson that in a global economic setting, the exchange rate policy, and more broadly monetary and financial policy cannot be treated in a business as usual manner. The stake is high because exchange rate policy has profound impact on current and future macroeconomic performance. This book is a modest attempt to highlight the above contention from a broad perspective for the emerging market economy of Bangladesh.

Paradigms of Conflict Resolution in South Asia

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Academic and Reference Books
International Relations and Security Studies
South Asian Studies
Language: 
English
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UPL Showroom Price: 
550
ISBN: 
984 05 1661 2
Publisher: 
The University Press Limited (UPL)
Place of Publication: 
Dhaka
Year of Publication: 
2003
Number of Pages: 
322
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The central theme of the book is the changing paradigms of conflict and conflict resolution after the events of September 11. It also considers options for the South Asian countries to respond to challenges which they face in the dichotomy of US-led war against terrorism, the relevance of peace process and confidence-building measures in order to resolve inter and intra-state conflicts in the region. Paradigms of conflict resolution are passing through a transitory phase but it is a temporary phenomenon.

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