Five assorted links that may or may not lead to future pieces.
The evolution of Bangladeshi currency notes and what it says about our past
A complete synopsis of ‘the art we carry in our pockets’ from 1972 to 2020, and some interesting backstories of the designs on our taka
29 October, 2021
Fascinating stuff, but what does it really say about our past?
No stagflation, at least in the advanced economies.
Three Reasons Inflation Isn’t Here to Stay
The Federal Reserve’s institutional and political credibility depends on bringing inflation down — and the market is counting on it, too.
27 October 2021
I See No Stagflation Here...
Provoked by an interview with Simon Jarvis of the London Economist...
29 October 2021
Nahid and the Secretary: Liaison d’Amour
The Story of Iskander Mirza and Nahid A Page From Pakistani History
Pervaiz Munir Alvi
1 April 2013
Hat tip: Faham Abdus Salam, yes it absolutely could be a fascinating period drama!
GDP growth is not a numbers game
Given its primacy in enabling development progress, the government attaches great importance to annual GDP growth outcome
15 September 2021
Indeed. But credibility is hard to build and easily lost, which brings us to:
Govt officials in board hinders central bank’s autonomy: IMF
It recommends amending the Bangladesh Bank Order to discontinue inclusion of government officials in the board
24 October, 2021
Gulf tensions: Saudi Arabia flexes its economic muscles Border tariffs with the UAE and other GCC states
Border tariffs with the UAE and other GCC states viewed as part of efforts to woo companies to base themselves in kingdom
Andrew England and Simeon Kerr
24 October 2021
Yeah, but how seriously can you take these three chachchu types?