May 2020

What to do and what not to do in Covid-19: A public policy lesson (in Bangla)
Bonik Barta, September 1, 2020

Coronavirus: Measured optimism from Dhaka slums?
Financial Express, August 23, 2020

For the future, look to the past
Dhaka Tribune, July 2, 2020

Should the asking price be tax-plus or tax-minus?
Financial Express, June 11, 2020

The fair value of the taka
Financial Express, May 29, 2020

The toll of coronavirus on our exports
Financial Express, May 4, 2020

Why research is hard (in Bangla)?
Bonik Barta, February 17, 2020
An English version is published in Dhaka Tribune, March 1, 2020

What my father's cancer taught me
Financial Express, February 15, 2020

On choosing the right PhD programme
Financial Express, November 13, 2019

What I learned as Chair of Economics Department
Bonik Barta, October 2, 2019 (in Bangla)
(English version)

Interview with Prof. Salim Rashid
(I, II, III, and IV Part. Click here for a PDF)
Dhaka Tribune, August-September, 2019.

"Taka policy in a changing world"
Daily Star, August 8, 2019.

"How to think about automation"
Daily Star, June 7, 2018.

"Choosing a university? Beware of false promises"
Financial Express, November 15, 2017.

"The puzzle of hiding data"
Daily Star, July 25, 2017.

"Bangladesh in the next 50 years"
Daily Star, June 13, 2017.

"Bangladesh in a 'low-income trap'?"
March 15, 2015 (Click here for a Bangla version).

Bangladesh's "Lewis Point"
October 19, 2014.

"The A,B,C of virtual currency bitcoin"
Gulf News, January 26, 2014.

"Qatar World Cup increases risk of overheating"
Gulf News, November 25, 2013.

"Qatar's policy crisis"
June 29, 2011.

"The economics of the 2022 FIFA World Cup"
Vox EU, December 24, 2010.

"Small countries, small problems?"
EconoMonitor, August 27, 2009.

"Owning a house the Islamic way"
Gulf News, June 27, 2009.

"Watching and waiting for rebound"
Gulf News Quarterly Financial Review, June 5, 2009.

"Understanding GCC inflation"
EconoMonitor, August 11, 2008.

"Is Qatar heading backward?"
EconoMonitor, June 25, 2008.

"Qatar's currency in need of reform"
Gulf News, December 6, 2008.

"Unravelling the myths of the GCC dollar peg"
Gulf News, October 11, 2008.

"Uncoupling is still a myth"
Gulf News, September 6, 2008.

"What lies beneath EU-GCC alliance?"
Gulf News, August 18, 2008.

"Facing economic meanings of VAT"
Gulf News, August 2, 2008.

"Qatar needs more diversification"
Gulf News, May 31, 2008.

"Inflation in a very uncertain state"
Gulf News Quarterly Financial Review, May 26, 2008.

"Follow the money to shed some light"
Gulf News, December 29, 2007.

"All fall down"
Gulf News, December 8, 2007.

"Hard pegging and a vicious circle"
Gulf News, November 24, 2007.

"Construction growth spurs UAE inflation"
Gulf News, October 27, 2007.

"On inflation and macroeconomic activity"
Weekly Holiday, August 31, 2007.

"The inflation debate"
Daily Star, July 31, August 31, 2007.

"Public wage: Some alternative interpretations"
Bangladesh Observer, November 19, 2003.

"Microcredit: Friend or foe?"
The Independent, May 9, 2003.

"Let there be light"
Financial Express, June 21, 2001.

"In the abyss of corruption"
Daily Star, March 23, 2001.

"Corruption buffets the macroeconomy"
Financial Express, February 15, 2001.

"The economics of information"
Daily Star, May 5, 2000.

"A case of coordination failure"
Daily Star, March 3, 2000.

"The menace of tariff evasion"
The Independent, December 26, 1999.

"The economics of hartal"
Daily Star, December 13, 1999.