About the Author
Mustafa K. Mujeri
Mustafa K. Mujeri is the Director-General of the Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), and Coordinator of the SANEI, the South Asian regional arm of the Global Development Network. He obtained his PhD in Economics from McMaster University in Canada. Before joining BIDS, he served as the Chief Economist of the Bangladesh Bank (country’s central bank), and United Nations Development Programme Advisor in Cambodia. Dr Mujeri has extensive research experience in different areas of economics, especially in development economics, poverty and macro policy analysis, and application of modelling and quantitative techniques in development issues.