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On benefits of infrastructure

Posted April 11th, 2012 by |
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The main benefits of infrastructure come from marketing of inputs and outputs. Market orientation has increased over time more in villages with developed (good roads) rather than underdeveloped roads. For example — as shown by a survey of households spreading over 62 villages, the share of marketed paddy in 1988 was 44 per cent in […]

Mega mis-plan for coal-based power plants

Posted February 26th, 2012 by |

Bangladesh Power Board (PDB) has recently announced a mega plan for 7000 megawatts (MW) coal-based power generation. This they say is in accordance with the revised power sector master plan. Ten such plants will use about 20 million tonnes of imported coal (US$ 2.0 billion worth) a year. The board in its ambitious plan opined […]

Importance of financial literacy

Posted December 18th, 2011 by |
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The importance of financial literacy is paramount in the age of the global financial crisis. Familiarity with the idea of saving and and knowledge concerning shares, mutual funds, stock exchanges, and various forms of deposits can help a person face life’s financial inconveniences more strongly than ever before. Sound financial literacy can not only help […]