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Looking for a break: Identifying transitions in growth regimes
Economic growth in developing countries is characterized by frequent shifts in growth regimes. Following Pritchett (2000), there is a large empirical literature that has tried to identify the timingExpand
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Trillions Gained and Lost: Estimating the Magnitude of Growth Episodes
An increasingly large literature in the empirics of growth has viewed economic growth as an ‘episodic phenomena’. We propose a new technique for measuring the total magnitude of a growth episode: theExpand
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Spatial divergence of primary education development in Bangladesh through the lens of Education Development Index (EDI)
This paper addresses the issue of spatial divergence in educational performances in primary education sector through the construction of education development index (EDI). The paper uses principalExpand
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CYTOTOXIC, ANTIBACTERIAL AND FREE RADICAL SCAVENGING ACTIVITY STUDIES OF THE SOLVENT EXTRACTS OF AERIAL STEMS OF EQUISETUM DEBILE ROXB
The cytotoxic potential of the different solvent extracts of Equisetum debile were examined by using brine shrimp lethality bioassay. However, n-hexane, ethyl acetate and n-butanol extract exhibitedExpand
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Avoiding Premature Deindustrialization in India: Achieving SDG9
SDG 9 (industry, innovation, and infrastructure) should be at the heart of priorities of economic development in India as SDG9 has strong linkages with other SDGs. A recent study (UNESCAP,Expand
Structural Change in Bangladesh: Challenges for Growth and Employment Creation
Bangladesh economy has undergone significant structural changes over the last four decades. The share of agriculture in GDP has declined from over 60% to less than 20%, while the relativeExpand
Do Economic Institutions Matter for Growth Episodes?
An increasingly large literature on the empirics of economic growth has viewed it as an ‘episodic phenomenon’. In this paper, we re-evaluate the relationship between growth and economic institutionsExpand
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South-South Trade: A Quantitative Assessment
The share of North-North trade in global trade declined from 55.5 percent in 1990 to around 32 percent in 2010. Such fall in North-North trade had been accompanied by rising trade involving the SouthExpand
Bangladesh Country Paper: Employment Effects of Different Development Policy Instruments
The developments in labor market lie at the heart of Bangladesh’s on-going structural transformation processes having significant bearings on agricultural productivity, and farm and non-farm sectoralExpand