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Bucking the middle-income trap threat

Photo by CPD / Sazzad Mahmud Shuvo

How can Bangladesh avoid the middle-income trap and how can the country take advantage of its strengths to accelerate the pace of development to graduate from the middle-income status? These were among the central questions broached in “Political Economy of Change in Bangladesh,” during its launch by Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Bangladesh and the civil society think tank, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) in Dhaka. FES and CPD organized an expert discussion with international and country-based scholars where participants identified challenges and opportunities for Bangladesh, while drawing on the recommendations put forward by the study.

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