Ep. 623: Bangladesh - The New Miracle Economy?


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Bangladesh’s per capita GDP has been on a rise as it emerges as the garment factory of the world. Has Bangladesh defied the received wisdom that countries outside East-Asia and Europe can’t have an export-led growth? Sarthak Pradhan and Apurva Kumar discuss the new miracle economy of Bangladesh and the factors that contributed to its growth story.

Further readings:

  1. Noah Smith on Bangladesh’s industrial policy

  2. ADB’s report on Bangladesh’s export-led growth

  3. Arvind Subramanian on Bangladesh miracle

  4. Kaushik Basu on Bangladesh’s economic growth

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