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Structural adjustment policies and labour market in Bangladesh

M. Ismail Hossain

Structural adjustment policies and labour market in Bangladesh

by M. Ismail Hossain

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Published by Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor market -- Bangladesh,
    • Manpower policy -- Bangladesh

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-241).

      StatementM. Ismail Hossain, Syed A. Hye, Amin Muhammad Ali.
      SeriesMAP focus study series ;, no. 5
      ContributionsHye, S. A., Ali, Amin Muhammad., Center on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5715.5.B3 H67 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 241 p. ;
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL157011M
      LC Control Number99932525

      World Economic Situation and Prospects follow the same tightening path in the near term. During the first eight months of , Pakistan’s central bank raised its policy interest rates. Recent Employment Situation and Labor Market Developments in Bangladesh * 1. Background Employment provides the key link between economic growth and poverty making it the major tool for poverty reduction in Bangladesh. The country’s poverty reduction strategy would be sustainable if it is consistent with a well-articulated employment strategy.

      Accordingly, Bangladesh's EFF program delineated both structural adjustment and demandmanagement policies.' The former were designed to raise domestic investment, savings, and output of traded goods, and the latter, to keep demand in line with by: 1. When a country borrows from the IMF, its government agrees to adjust its economic policies to overcome the problems that led it to seek financial aid. These policy adjustments are conditions for IMF loans and serve to ensure that the country will be able to repay the IMF. This system of conditionality is designed to promote national ownership of strong and effective policies.

        Feminization of the labour force: The effects of long-term development and structural adjustment. World Developm (11) (11//): Hossain et al., “Decent Work and Bangladesh Labour Law: Provisions, Status, and Future Directions”, BIL Research and Advisory Team, April   The lags between activity and the labour market are discussed in RBA (), ‘Box B: Lags from Activity to the Labour Market’, Statement on Monetary Policy, May, pp 39– [1] As discussed in Plumb M, C Kent and J Bishop (), ‘ Implications for the Australian Economy of Strong Growth in Asia ’, RBA Research Discussion Paper No


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