Ep. 623: Bangladesh – The New Miracle Economy?

Bangladesh’s per capita GDP has been on a rise as it emerges as the garment factory of the world. Has Bangladesh defied the received wisdom that countries outside East-Asia and Europe can’t have an export-led growth? Sarthak Pradhan and Apurva Kumar discuss the new miracle economy of Bangladesh and the factors that contributed to its growth story.

Further readings:
Noah Smith on Bangladesh’s industrial policy
ADB’s report on Bangladesh’s export-led growth
Arvind Subramanian on Bangladesh miracle
Kaushik Basu on Bangladesh’s economic growth