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 […]
September 25, 2004

Estimating the Impacts of the Jamuna Bridge on Poverty Levels in Bangladesh using SAM and CGE Models: A Comparative Study

Marc Luppino, Greg Gajewski, Sajjad Zohir, Bazlul Khondker, and David Crowther Construction of the Jamuna Bridge, now the 11th longest bridge in the world, began in October 1994 and finished […]