Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies BIDS

The Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies BIDS, or Bangladesh Unnayan Gabeshona Protishthan, is a multi-disciplinary organization which conducts policy oriented research on development issues mainly in the context of Bangladesh. It is mandated to function as an agency for undertaking and promoting study, research and dissemination of knowledge in the field of development economics, demography, and other social sciences related to planning for national development and social welfare to collect information and generate data; conduct investigations, and undertake research projects for purposes of planning and formulation of policies, and of implementation of plans and policies; and to provide information and offer advice on modern research techniques and methodology in economics, demography, and other social sciences.

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Programme for Research on chronic poverty in Bangladesh;
Address: BIDS, E-17 Agargaon, Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh.
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About: The Bangladesh Unnayan Gobeshona Protishthan or The Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS) is a multi-disciplinary organisation for policy-oriented research on development issues (mainly in the context of Bangladesh).

BIDS serves as a conduit for dissemination of development information through its library, publications, website and seminar programmes. BIDS researchers also directly contribute to formulation of development policies through participation in government committees and task forces.

The Objectives of BIDS are:

  • to function as an agency for initiating and conducting study, research and dissemination of knowledge in the field of economic development, population studies and human resources and other social sciences related to planning for national development and social welfare;
  • to collect information and generate data, conduct investigations, undertake research projects for purposes of planning and policy formulation;
  • to conduct training courses in economics and allied social sciences;
  • to provide information and offer advice on modern research techniques and methodology in economics, demography and other social sciences;
  • to conduct academic and policy research in core development areas including development economics;
  • to organize workshops, seminars, conferences to disseminate research findings and share ideas.

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