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Economic Data on Bangladesh

 

Micro Data

1) Matlab Health and Socioeconomic Survey (ICDDR, B):
http://www.rand.org/labor/FLS/MHSS/

2) IFPRI micro datasets from Bangladesh:
a) SHAHAR (Supporting Household Activities for Health, Assets and Revenue) project;
http://www.ifpri.org/data/Bangladesh04.htm

b) Commercial Vegetable and Polyculture Fish Production
 http://www.ifpri.org/data/Bangladesh01.htm
 

c) Coping Strategies (disaster response to floods)
http://www.ifpri.org/data/Bangladesh03.htm

3) Nutrition Survey of Bangladesh (Pitt and Rosenzweig)
Indoor air pollution paper:
http://www.pstc.brown.edu/faculty/papers/iap6.pdf

4) DHS Surveys (USAID)
http://www.measuredhs.com/countries/country_main.cfm?ctry_id=1

5) Household Income and Expenditure Surveys (BBS/World Bank)
Datasets can be ordered via the Secretary, Statistics Division, BBS, Dhaka.

The complete dataset costs US$1000 per round.
http://www.bbs.gov.bd/contact.php

6) Nutritional Surveillance Project (HKI)
Datasets available on demand from the Country Director, Helen Keller International, Dhaka
http://www.hki.org/research/bangladesh_research.html

7) World Bank Household surveys (Pitt and Khandker)
http://go.worldbank.org/E9WWFZIXJ0


 

Macro Data

1) Doing business in Bangladesh (World Bank)
http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=17

2) IMF papers on Bangladesh
a) http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2007/cr07229.pdf (macro data)
b) http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2007/cr07230.pdf (latest "Article 4 report")
c) http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2007/cr07234.pdf (Bangladesh's PRSP)
d) http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/scr/2006/cr0653.pdf (IMF/Bank staff's comments)

3) Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
http://www.bbs.gov.bd/

4) Bangladesh Bank
http://www.bangladesh-bank.org/

5) National Board of Revenue
http://www.nbr-bd.org/

6) Ministry of Finance
http://www.mof.gov.bd/

7) Ministry of Planning
http://www.imed.gov.bd/