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Numbers and narratives in Bangladesh's economic development / Rashed Al Mahmud Titumir.

Author/Creator:
Titumir, Rashed A. M. author.
Publication:
Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, [2021]
Format/Description:
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xxxv, 245 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 22 cm
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Subjects:
Economic development -- Bangladesh.
Economic development.
Economic history.
Social conditions.
Bangladesh -- Economic conditions.
Bangladesh -- Social conditions.
Bangladesh.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Economic Growth In Bangladesh
Introduction
Stability Conditions
Labour Utilisation and Migration
Consumption-Led Growth from Shifts in the Labour Force
Incongruent Improvements in the Social Sector
Jobless Growth
Higher Concentration in Informal Employment
Stagnant Investment and Savings
Declining Capacity of Public Spending
Discrepancies in Accounting Methodology
Covid-19 and Risks
Transformability Conditions
Political Settlement
Competitive Clientelism
Investment in Human Capital
Productive Expansion
Sustain ability Conditions
Institutions for Conservation of Natural Resources
Growth and the Environment
Concluding Remarks
References
2. Agriculture In Bangladesh
Introduction
Stability Conditions
Fragility in Food Security
Slow Rate of Structural Transformation
Increasing Land Fragmentation
Overuse of Fertilisers
Differential Access to Credit
Declining Agricultural Productivity with Concentrated Output Basket
Low Utilisation of Technology
Loss from Covid-19
Transformability Conditions
Diversification of Output
Integrated Irrigation
Optimum Use of Fertilisers
Formalising Credit
Mechanisation in Harvesting
Integrated Agricultural Marketing System
Sustainability Conditions
Sustainable Irrigation Methods
Shifting Towards Bio-Fertilisers
Diversification Towards Cash Crops
Concluding Remarks
References
3. Manufacturing Industry Of Bangladesh
Introduction
Stability Conditions
Production Capacity
Market Diversification
Employment Generation
Technological Catch-Up
COVID-19: A Havoc in the Manufacturing Industry
Transformability Conditions
Increasing Competitiveness
Augmentation of Technological Deepening
Circulation and Market Diversification
Clean Production
Sustainability Conditions
Circular Production
Equalising Returns
Whole of Society
Concluding Remarks
References
4. Financial Sector Of Bangladesh
Introduction
Banking Sector: A Framework
Stability Conditions
Deterioration in Quality and Soundness
Shortfalls in Access and Functioning
Transformability Conditions
Performance and Profitability
Sustainability Conditions
Diversification of Investment Portfolio
Strengthened Policies for Risk Management
Capital Market: A Framework
Stability Conditions
Size of the Market
Access to the Market
Transformability Conditions
Efficiency of the Market
Risk Control Mechanisms
Price-Earnings (P/E) Ratio
Sustainability Conditions
Linking the Banking Sector and Stock Market
Growing Importance of Financial Sector in Pandemic Era
Concluding Remarks
References
5. Education In Bangladesh
Introduction
Stability Conditions
Increasing Access to Education
Low Skill Formation and Innovation
Waning Citizenship Education
Disruptions Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic
Transformability Conditions
Augmenting Secondary Education
Vocational and Technical Education for Skilled Workforce
Emphasis on Tertiary Education
Quality Provisioning
Access to Educational Infrastructure
Sustainability Conditions
Concluding Remarks
References
6. Health In Bangladesh
Introduction
Stability Conditions
Low Public Expenditure
Inequality in Health Outcomes and Access
High Out of Pocket Expenditure (OOP)
Transformability Conditions
Budget Allocation for Universal Healthcare
Ensuring Universal Healthcare System
Sustainability Conditions
Moving Towards Quality Health Service
Capacity to Absorb Shocks: Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Concluding Remarks
References
7. Poverty And Inequality In Bangladesh
Introduction
Stability Conditions
Slow Reduction
Persistent Regional Differences
Inadequate Investment in Education and Health
Declining Real Wage and Rising Inequality
Absence of Universal Social Security
Rising Trend in Income Inequality
Growing Concentration and Centralisation of Income
Consumption and Nutritional Inequality
Inequality in Food and Nutrition Intakes
Gender Inequality in Literacy and Education
Gender Disparity in Participation and Earnings
Fiscal Policy
Dependence on Regressive Taxes
New Poor Driven by Covid-19
Inequality Propelled by Covid-19
Transformability Conditions
Policies of Active Restraint
Institutional Provisioning for Skilled Labour
Public Financing for Coping
Social Security in the Post-pandemic Era
Sustainability Conditions
Policies for Resilience
Accountable and Equalising State
Strengthening Social Contract
A Human-Nature Compatibility
Concluding Remarks
References
8. Conclusions: Institutions, Political Settlement And Economic Outcome
Power, Institutions and Economy
Institutions and the Economy
Growth and Real Sectors
Financial Sector
Education and Health
Poverty and Inequality
References.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other format:
ebook version :
ISBN:
9811606579
9789811606571
9789811606588 (PDF ebook)
OCLC:
1235416390
Publisher Number:
99987974400