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AEDSB/BYE Session at the 45th Annual Meeting of Canadian Economic Association (CEA)

Ottawa (June 2 - 5, 2011)

 

Proposed session by Bangladesh Young Economists (BYE) and Association for Economic and Development Studies on Bangladesh (AEDSB)


Session Title: "Development Issues in Bangladesh

Organizer: Anupam Das, Mount Royal University

Chair:Anupam Das, Mount Royal University


Papers:

Employment effects of Microcredit Revisited: Evidence Using Household Panel Data from Bangladesh [paper]
Ghulam Hussain (University of Dhaka)

Seasonal Migration and Micro-credit in the Lean Period: Evidence from Northwest Bangladesh  [paper]
Abu Shonchoy (Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO)

The  Impact of Taxation on Cigarette and Bidi Consumption in Bangladesh:  Evidence from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Bangladesh Survey  [paper]
Nigar Nargis (University of Waterloo and University of Dhaka)
Geoffrey T. Gong ( University of Waterloo)

Short Run Relationships between Remittances and GDP in Bangladesh  [paper]
Anupam Das (Mount Royal University)
Biru Paksha Paul (State University of New York at Cortland)
 


Discussants:

Anupam Das (Mount Royal University)
Nigar Nargis (University of Waterloo and University of Dhaka)
Abu Shonchoy (Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO)

Ghulam Hussain (University of Dhaka)


*The names in bold indentify the paper presenters.