15 July 2014. The South Asia Network of Economic Modelling (SANEM) has just released the second issue of its monthly newsletter Thinking Aloud, edited by one of ESID’s partnership researchers, Selim Raihan, who is a key member of our growth project.
17 June 2014. By Sabyasachi Kar. (This post first appeared on The Hindu on 10 June 2014). Reviving growth and checking inflation is the primary mandate that the Indian people have given to the government. It has to be understood, though, that there is no magic wand to achieve these go
Role Sabyasachi Kar is a Professor at the Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi, India, and Honorary Visiting Fellow at the University of Manchester. Research Sabyasachi’s general research interests are Macroeconomics, Growth Economics and Development Economics. His
9 June 2014. by Selim Raihan. ESID partners, SANEM (South Asian Network on Economic Modeling) have launched a new monthly newsletter, Thinking Aloud, edited by SANEM’s Executive Director, Selim Raihan. The first issue, out this month, focuses on the labour market in Bangladesh.
Role Dr Selim Raihan is Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Dhaka and Executive Director at the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM). He is working with Professor Kunal Sen on ESID’s research project, The political economy determinants of economic
5 June 2014. Kunal Sen is ESID’s Joint Research Director, along with Sam Hickey. Professor of Development Economics at the Institute for Development Policy and Management at the University of Manchester, Kunal is also Professorial Fellow at the Brooks World Poverty Institute, Research
Role Jonathan Said is an Economic Governance Advisor with the Tony Blair Africa Governance Initiative in Liberia. Research His previous research work includes three-and-a-half years as a private sector development economist at Imani Development in Malawi, a two-year fellowship at the
Malawi goes to the polls on 20 May. We spoke to ESID researcher and economist Jonathan Said to get a sense of the issues ahead of the election. Said has been working in Malawi as an economist for three years. Malawi has recently been rocked by what’s termed “cashgate” – the biggest fi
8 May 2014. By Kunal Sen. (Originally posted on the Ballots & Bullets blog.) Along with corruption, a stagnant economy and high inflation dominate the concerns of voters in the current general election in India. Like voters elsewhere, Indian voters seem likely to vote the incumben
16 April 2014. By Kunal Sen. Why are there such significant and persistent differences in living standards across countries? This is one of the most important and challenging areas of development policy. For individual countries in the developing world, extreme fluctuations in growth