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Sunday, February 24, 2013

Interview of Professor Mustafizur Rahman

Professor Mustafizur Rahman, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue, talks on the possible impact on the Bangladesh economy if the US withdraws GSP facilities. The interview itself is a good piece to know about this much talking issue, especially on the extent of the problem, its relation with TICFA treaty, possible consequences of those and remedies.

Link of the interview.   

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Profile of Stanley Fischer

If you want to read the profile of Stanley Fischer (Current Governor of the Bank of Israel, former MIT Professor in Economics), here is the link from The Washington Post.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Trade policy and macroeconomic shocks

New evidence on the relationship between trade policy and macroeconomic shocks confirms that emerging-economy trade policy has become more responsive - tying variable protection - to economics shocks under the WTO.

Link on the issue.