November 18, 2005

Hopes & despairs: whither rural economy

November 18, 2005 Sajjad Zohir Language : Bangla (Bengali) Speculation on the direction of Bangladesh rural economy. It also hinted at emerging inequality and the emerging extremism in politics.
October 26, 2005

Apartment Pricing in Dhaka City

It looks into prices of new apartments and reasons why the price remains ‘irrationally’ high, compared to second-hand (registered) apartments. One obvious link suggested is with ‘black’ (un-taxed) money. Came […]
December 1, 2004

Wider Impacts of Microfinance Institutions: Issues and Concepts

Sajjad Zohir and Imran Matin Article published in Journal of International Development J. Int. Dev.16, 301–330 (2004) The paper distinguishes between a ‘wider’ definition of wider impacts (which takes into […]
September 29, 2004

Food Aid Distribution in Bangladesh: Leakage and Operational Performance

Akhter U. Ahmed, Shahidur Rashid, Manohar Sharma, and Sajjad Zohir International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Donors support a number of targeted food-based programs in Bangladesh that are widely credited […]