Bangladesh Development
Research Center (BDRC)
“Due to lack of a comprehensive foreign aid policy,
the country fails to prioritise its requirement”
Debapriya Bhattacharya (January 2, 2008)   
(www.undp.org.bd/info/events/Round%20Table%20Coverage%20-%2002_01_08.pdf.
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Source: Figure 1 of Gunter, Bernhard G.; A. F. M. Ataur Rahman; and Jesmin Rahman (2008) "Aid, Debt, and
Development in Bangladesh: Synergies or Contradictions", Paper presented at the Conference on "Bangladesh in
the 21st Century" at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (June 13-14);
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presentation (pdf).
Outputs (in reverse chronological order):

  • "Aid, Debt, and Development in Bangladesh: Synergies or Contradictions", published in: Munir Quddus
    and Farida Khan (eds.) Bangladesh Economy in the 21st Century: Selected Papers from the 2008-09
    Conferences at Harvard University (Dhaka: University Press Ltd., 2011), Chapter 10 (by Bernhard G.
    Gunter, A. F. M. Ataur Rahman, and Jesmin Rahman).

  • “Aid, Debt, and Development in Bangladesh: Synergies or Contradictions" published in Journal of
    Bangladesh Studies, Vol. 12, No. 1 (2010), pp. 23-43 (by Bernhard G. Gunter; A. F. M. Ataur Rahman;
    and Jesmin Rahman).



  • Research paper authored jointly by Bernhard G. Gunter; A. F. M. Ataur Rahman; and Jesmin Rahman on
    "Aid, Debt, and Development in Bangladesh: Synergies or Contradictions", Presentation made by Dr.
    Bernhard Gunter at the Conference on "Bangladesh in the 21st Century" at Harvard University,
    Cambridge, MA (June 13-14) on aid, debt and development.see also graph below on net ODA to
    Bangladesh, 1987-2006.



See also:

  • Gunter, Bernhard G.; Jesmin Rahman; and Haiyan Shi (2009) "Linking Social Development with the Capacity
    to Carry Debt: Towards an MDG-Consistent Debt-Sustainability Concept", Development Policy Review, Vol.
    27, No. 3 (May), pp. 26-286.

  • Gunter, Bernhard G.; Jesmin Rahman; and Quentin Wodon (2008) "Robbing Peter to Pay Paul?
    Understanding Who Pays for Debt Relief", World Development, Vol. 36, No. 1 (January 2008), pp. 1-16.

  • Gunter, Bernhard G. (2007) “MDG-Consistent Debt Sustainability: How to Ease the Tension between
    Achieving the MDGs and Maintaining Debt Sustainability”, Discussion Paper commissioned for a joint
    UNDESA/UNDP roundtable in New York (October 31, 2006; revised version of January 2007); available at: http:
    //www.undp.org/poverty/docs/debtflow/Debt-3-Gunter.pdf.

  • Jeffrey Sachs, Jeffrey; John McArthur; Guido Schmidt-Traub; Chandrika Bahadur; Michael Faye; and Margaret
    Kruk (2004) Millennium Development Goals Needs Assessments: Country Case Studies of Bangladesh,
    Cambodia, Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda; UN Millennium Project Working Paper (Draft of 17 January 2004)
    availalbe at: http://www.unmillenniumproject.org/documents/mp_ccspaper_jan1704.pdf.
BDRC Research: Aid and Debt