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Developing the non-farm sector in Bangladesh

Lessons from Other Asian Countries

Shahid Yusuf Praveen Kumar

The World Bank Washington, D. C

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Shahid Yusuf is lead economist in the World Bank's Eastern Africa Department. Praveen Kumar is a consultant to the department and a professor at the University of Maryland.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Yusuf, Shahid, 1949-Developing the nonfarm sector in Bangladesh: lessons from other Asian countries / Shahid Yusuf, Praveen Kumar.

p. cm.—(World Bank discussion papers; 340)

Includes bibliographical references .

ISBN 0-8213-3726-2

1. Rural industries-Bangladesh. 2. Economic forecasting-Bangladesh. 3. Bangladesh-Economic conditions. 4. East Asia-Economic conditions. I. Kumar, Praveen, 1960- . II. Title.

m. Series.

HC440.8.Y87 1996

338.095492-dc20 96-32298 CIP