The very first session of SANEM-ESC DIALOGUE has taken place titled as “Dynamics of Economic Growth: Bangladesh Perspective” on 6th October, 2016. The session was consisted of two subsequent parts; where the first part was based on the Basic Structure of an Economic Research, conducted by Md. Jillur Rahman, Research Associate, SANEM and the second part was based on the Research on the Dynamic Growth of Bangladesh in the last 44 Years, conducted by Md. Wahid Ferdous Ibon, Research Associate, SANEM.
By explaining the basic structure of an economic research, Mr. Md. Jillur Rahman discussed the necessary key-points regarding where to start the project. He emphasized on choosing the topic and selecting the equations and models to explain the data. He showed the outline of an economic research paper; explained how researchers focuses on recent issues and problems to create a baseline of a new research work.
SANEM, the non-profit research organization, which is managing projects and maintaining research collaboration on a global scale was introduced. The basic visions and missions of the organization were discussed. Their workings on promoting production; extending the application of theoretical knowledge on the areas of international trade, macro economy, poverty, labor market, environment, political economy and economic modeling and some views regarding the objective to involve young researcher with their events and projects were explained.
In the discussion regarding the Research on the Dynamic Growth of Bangladesh in the last 44 years, the process and the results were explored by Md. Wahid Ferdous Ibon. The modeling of Growth Rate relating with production, with the data of the GDP, Savings and Capitals, Infrastructural Development were discussed from the research. The increasing GDP of $245.20 billion in 2016 from only 17 billion in 1972 were examined in relation to the Growth Rate. Additional findings regarding education, infant mortality, infrastructural development, institutional development were also explained from the research.
The program was concluded with a Question-Answer session where the students put forth questions from various angles regarding the research work.
Report: Mushfiqur Rahman Tamim
Photo: Sadman Raad