Growth and Inequality Issues

  1. “Low Accumulation, High Vulnerability and Greater Exclusions: Why the Chronically Poor Cannot Escape Poverty in Bangladesh, or Elsewhere in South Asia.” Chronic Poverty: Concepts, Causes and Policy. Ed. Andrew Shepherd and Julia Brunt. Palgrave McMillan, 2013 (with Zulfiqar Ali).
  2. Inequality in Rural Bangladesh in the 2000s: Trends and Causes”, The Bangladesh Development Studies, Vol. 34, No. 4, December 2011, pp. 1-36 (with S.R. Osmani).
  3. “Human Capital, Urbanization, and Ethnicity: Analysis of Regional Inequality in Sri Lanka” in Development, Equity and Poverty: Essays in Honour of Azizur Rahman Khan (Eds. Rizwanul Islam, Anirban Das and Lopamudra Banerjee), Macmillan India, 2010.
  4. Explaining Pro-Poor Growth in Bangladesh: Puzzles, Evidence, and Implications” in Timothy Besley and Louise J. Cord (eds.), Delivering on the Promise of Pro-Poor Growth, Palgrave Macmillan and World Bank, 2007, pp. 79-118 (with Mustafa K. Mujeri and Quazi Shahabuddin).
  5. “The Structure and Distribution of Personal Income and Poverty Reduction: A Case Study of Bangladesh during the 1990s” in James K. Boyce et al (eds.), Human Development in the Era of Globalization. Essays in Honor of Keith B. Griffin, Edward Elgar, 2006, pp. 301-324 (with A.R. Khan).
  6. Inequality and Its Sources in Bangladesh, 1991/92 to 1995/96: An Analysis Based on Household Expenditure Surveys”, The Bangladesh Development Studies, Vol. 27, No.1, March 2001, pp. 1-49
  7. Economic Growth in Bangladesh, 1970-2000” in Kirit Parikh (ed.), Explaining Economic Growth in South AsiaOxford University Press, New Delhi, 2006 (with Mustafa K. Mujeri).
  8. Markets and Long-Term Economic Growth in South Asia 1950-97” in Isher Judge Ahluwalia and John Williamson (eds.), The South Asian Experience with Growth, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, January 2003, pp. 146-218 (with Suresh Tendulker).
  9. Growth and Distribution of Rural Income in Bangladesh”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 35, December 2000, pp. 43-61 (with Mahabub Hossain and Hossain Zillur Rahman).
  10. Rural Non-farm Sector in Bangladesh: Stagnating and Residual, or Dynamic and Potential“, The Bangladesh Development Studies, Vol. 24, Nos. 3 &4, September-December 1996, pp. 143-180.
  11. Poverty, Inequality and Growth, ESP Discussion Paper Series No. 70, Education and Social Policy Department, World Bank, Washington, D.C., June 1995 (with Lionel Demery and Tara Vishwanath).
  12. “Privatization in Bangladesh: Process, Dynamics and Implications”. In: V. Kanesalingam (Ed.), Privatization Trends and Experiences in South Asia, Macmillan India, 1991.
  13.  “Trends in the Repayment Performance to the DFIs: Implications for the Development of Entrepreneurship in Bangladesh”, The Bangladesh Development Studies, Vol. 17, No. 3, September 1989, pp. 21-66 (with Rehman Sobhan).
  14. The Social Background of Entrepreneurship in Bangladesh: An Occupational Profile of Borrowers from the DFIs, Research Report 71, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), 1988 (with Rehman Sobhan).

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