• Garments factory in Bangladesh


    What Bangladesh — and US Retailers — Must Do to Prevent Man-Made Tragedies

    May 16, 2013

    Perhaps most tragic of all are the disasters that are wholly preventable: the deaths, maimings, and crushed livelihoods that result from human callousness or indifference, writes Jonah Blank.

  • Woman working on TMSS supported, WB funded cucumber farming project


    Survey in Rural Bangladesh Explores Life-Cycle and Aging

    Feb 2, 2011

    The Matlab Health and Socio-economic Survey (MHSS-1), conducted in 1996, provides a unique microlevel data set for research on aging. In particular, these data support in-depth analyses—not possible with existing survey data—on interrelated topics having to do with life-cycle investments in the physical, economic, and social well-being of adults and the elderly.

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