Research works on international trade by Dr. Selim Raihan

2018

Journal article

Hahm H and Raihan S (2018). “The Belt and Road Initiative: Maximizing benefits, managing risks—A computable general equilibrium approach”. Journal of Infrastructure, Policy and Development; 2(a): 140. doi: 10.24294/jipd.v2il.140

Raihan, S. (2015). “South Asian Economic Union –Challenges and Tasks Ahead”. South Asia Economic Journal, September 2015. 16: 3S-18S

Amjad, R., S. Chandrasiri, D. Nathan, S. Raihan, S. Verick and A. Yusuf (2015), “What Holds Back Manufacturing in South Asia”, Economic & Political Weekly, Vol – L No. 10, March 07, 2015

Raihan (2013), Review of ESCAP SSWA, Regional Cooperation for Inclusive and Sustainable Development: South and South-west Asia Development Report 2012-13, South Asia Economic Journal, 14(2), 343-346

Raihan, S. (2010), “Welfare and Poverty Impacts of Trade Liberalization: A Dynamic CGE Microsimulation Analysis”, International Journal of Microsimulation, Vol 3, No 1, pp 123-126.

Raihan, S. (2003) “Bangladesh’s Trade Barriers in a Global Perspective: A Comparative Analysis”, The Bangladesh Development Studies, Vol.29, No 1&2.

Books

Raihan, S. (ed) (2018). Next Steps to South Asian Economic Union: A Study on Regional Economic Integration (PHASE II). SAARC Secretariat and ADB, Kathmandu

Raihan, S. (2016). “Policy Advocacy Strategy for Intra-Regional Trade – Dealing with NTMs in South Asia”, SAARC-TPN. Kathmandu

Raihan, S., M. A. Khan and S. Quoreshi (2014), “NTMs in South Asia: Assessment and Analysis”, SAARC-TPN, Kathmandu

Raihan, S. and D. Cheong, D. (2013), Impact of trade in services on employment in Bangladesh: special reference to the IT sector, International Labour Organization; ILO Country Office for Bangladesh.

Rahman, M., Sadat, W.S. and Raihan, S. (2010), Trade Liberalisation, Manufacturing Growth and Employment in Bangladesh, ILO and Academic Foundation, Geneva and New Delhi

Raihan, S. (ed.) (2008), Domestic Preparedness of Services Trade Liberalisation in South Asia: Are South Countries Prepared for Further Trade Liberalisation, CUTS International, Jaipur, India.

Raihan, S. and Razzaque, A. (2008), Trade Development and Poverty Linkages: Experiences from Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Vol II. CUTS International, Jaipur, India.

Razzaque, A. and Raihan, S. (2008), Trade Development and Poverty Linkages: Experiences from Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. Vol I. CUTS International, Jaipur, India.

Razzaque, A. and Raihan, S. (2008), Venturing into a Quota-Free Regime: The Ready-made Garment Industry in Bangladesh, Pathak Samabesh, Dhaka.

Raihan, S. Adhikari, R. and Adhikari, K. (eds) (2007), Export Diversification for Human Development in the Post-ATC Era: Perspectives from Asian LDCs. UNDP Regional Centre, Colombo.

Raihan, S. (2007), Dynamics of Trade Liberalisation in Bangladesh: Analyses of Policies and Practices. Pathak Samabesh, Dhaka.

Raihan, S. and Razzaque, A. (eds.) (2007), WTO and Regional Trade Negotiations Outcomes: Quantitative Assessments of Potential Implications on Bangladesh. Pathak Samabesh, Dhaka.

Razzaque, A. and Raihan, S. (eds.) (2007), Trade and Industrial Policy Environment in Bangladesh with Special Emphasis on Some Non-Traditional Export Sectors. Pathak Samabesh, Dhaka.

Book chapters

Raihan, S. (2016). “Foreign Trade”. Chapter 14 in Riaz, A. and Rahman, M. S. (eds). Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Bangladesh. Routledge. Oxford.

Raihan, S. (2014) “Economic Corridors in South Asia: Exploring the Benefits of Market Access and Trade Facilitation,” in De, P. and Iyengar, K. Developing economic corridors in South Asia. Asian Development Bank, Manila

Raihan, S. and M. A. Razzaque (2014), “Assessing Gains from SAFTA”, Chapter 3 in “Regional Integration in South Asia Trends, Challenges and Prospects”, Edited by M. A. Razzaque and Yurendra Basnett, Commonwealth Secretariat

Raihan, S. (2014), “Regional Trade in Services in South Asia”, Chapter 9 in “Regional Integration in South Asia Trends, Challenges and Prospects”, Edited by M. A. Razzaque and Yurendra Basnett, Commonwealth Secretariat

Raihan, S. and P. De. (2014), “India–Pakistan Economic Co-operation: Implications for Regional Integration in South Asia”, Chapter 22 in “Regional Integration in South Asia Trends, Challenges and Prospects”, Edited by M. A. Razzaque and Yurendra Basnett, Commonwealth Secretariat

Raihan, S. (2012), “Policy priorities and role of aid in least developed countries: Bangladesh”, in Kelegama, S. (ed), Foreign Aid in South Asia: The Emerging Scenario, SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi 

Raihan, S. and Sugiyarto, G. (2012), “Effects of Global Crisis on Remittances and Poverty: The Case Study on Bangladesh”, Chapter 4 in ADB monograph on Global Crisis, Remittances and Poverty in Asia, Asian Development Bank, Manila

Raihan, S. (2011), “Growth and Poverty Impacts of Trade Liberalisation in Bangladesh”, in Bandara, J.S., Athukorala, P.C. and Kelegama, S., S. (ed). Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in South Asia, Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia, New Delhi.

Raihan, S. (2009), “European Union-India Bilateral Free Trade Agreement: Potential Implications for the Excluded Low-Income Economies in Asia and Africa”, Chapter IV in Challenges and Opportunities for Trade and Financial Integration in Asia and the Pacific, UNESCAP, Bangkok

Raihan, S. (2008), “Trade Liberalisation and Poverty in Bangladesh”, Chapter 7 of Emerging Trade Issues for Policymakers in Developing Countries in Asia and the Pacific, UNESCAP, Bangkok

Cloutier, M., Cockburn, J., Decaluwe, B., Khondker, B.H. and Raihan, S. (2008), “Welfare, Poverty and Distribution Effects of Trade Liberalization: A Review of the CGE Literature”, Chapter 2 of Cockburn, J., Decaluwe, B. and Robichaud, V. (eds) Trade Liberalization and Poverty: A CGE Analysis of the 1990s Experiences in Africa and Asia, Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network, Laval University, Canada. 

Khondker, B.H., Mujeri, M. and Raihan, S. (2008), “Welfare and Poverty Impacts of Tariff Reforms in Bangladesh: A General Approach”, in Chapter 4 of Cockburn, J., Decaluwe, B. and Robichaud, V. (eds) Trade Liberalization and Poverty: A CGE Analysis of the 1990s Experiences in Africa and Asia, Poverty and Economic Policy (PEP) Research Network, Laval University, Canada.

Raihan, S., Razzauqe, A. and Laurent, E. (2008), “Economic Partnership Agreement: Implications from Alternative Scenarios”, Chapter 6 of Qalo, V. (eds) Bilateralism and Development: Emerging Trade Patterns, Cameron May, London

Rahman, M., Razzaque, M.A. and Raihan, S. (2008), “Issues in Trade Policy of Bangladesh”, chapter 8 in Emerging Issues in Bangladesh Economy, published by the Centre for Policy Dialogue, Dhaka.

Raihan, S. and Razzaque, A. (2008), “Poverty and Welfare Consequences of Global Rice and Agricultural Trade Liberalisation for Bangladesh”, Chapter 3 in Razzaque, A and Laurent, E. (eds.) Global Rice and Agricultural Trade Liberalisation: Poverty and Welfare Implications for South Asia, Academic Foundation, New Delhi, India.

Razzaque, A., Raihan, S. and Ahmed, N. (2008), “Global Rice Trade Liberalisation: Implications from Some Alternative Scenarios”, Chapter 2 in Razzaque, A and Laurent, E. (eds.) Global Rice and Agricultural Trade Liberalisation: Poverty and Welfare Implications for South Asia, Academic Foundation, New Delhi, India.

Raihan, S. (2007), “Foreign Competition and Growth: A Study on Bangladesh Manufacturing Industries”, in Cook, P., Fabella, R. and Lee, C. (eds.) Competitive Advantage and Competition Policy in Developing Countries, Edward and Elgar, London.

Raihan, S. (2007), “Competition Policy in Bangladesh”, in Cook, P., Fabella, R. and Lee, C. (eds.) Competitive Advantage and Competition Policy in Developing Countries, Edward and Elgar, London.

Annabi, N., Khondker, B., Raihan, S., Cockburn, J., and Decaluwé, B. (2006) “WTO Agreements and Domestic Policy Reforms – Implications for Poverty in Bangladesh: A Study in a Dynamic Sequential CGE Framework.” in Hertel, T. and Winters, A. (eds.) Poverty and the WTO: Impacts of the Doha Development Agenda, The World Bank and the Palgrave Macmillan, Washington DC.

Working papers

Raihan, S., M.N.A. Hossain, M.J.E. Jalal and M.S. Anowar (2017). “Optimizing Cross-Border Trade Operations between Bangladesh and India”, AMEG, USAID.

Raihan, S., M.N.A. Hossain, M.J.E. Jalal and M.S. Anowar (2017). “Expanding Access to Express Courier Services Through the Benapole-Petrapole Land Port”, AMEG, USAID.

Raihan, S. and Ashraf, F. (2017). Review of Bangladesh’s Engagement in Preferential Trading Arrangements. UNESCAP, Bangkok 

Raihan, S. (2015). “Effects of Unilateral Trade Liberalization in South Asian countries: Applications of CGE Models”. UNESCAP-SSWA Development Paper 1501

Raihan, S. and P. De (2014), ‘India–Pakistan Economic Co-operation: Implications for Regional Integration in South Asia’, Commonwealth Trade Policy Discussion Papers 2014/05, Commonwealth Secretariat, London.

Raihan, S. (2014), “Time to Move beyond SAFTA”, Trade Insight, Volume 10, No. 2, SAWTEE, Kathmandu

De, P., S. Raihan and E. Ghani (2013), “What does MFN mean for India and Pakistan? Is MFN a Panacea?” Policy Research Working Paper 6483. World Bank, Washington DC.

Raihan, S. (2013), “Employment Effects of FTA Agreements Perspectives from Bangladesh”, International Labour Organization; ILO Country Office for Bangladesh.

De, P., S. Raihan and S. Khaturia (2012), “Unlocking Bangladesh-India Trade: Emerging Potential and the Way Forward”, World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6155, World Bank, Washington DC.

Kirkpatrick, C. Raihan, S., Bleser, A., Prud’homme, D., Mayrand, K., Morin, J., Pollitt, H., Hinojosa, L. and Williams, M. (2011), “Trade sustainability impact assessment (SIA) on the comprehensive economic and trade agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada: Final report”, European Commission 

Raihan, S. and Khondker, B. H. (2010), “Doha Round Impacts on India: A Study in a Sequential Dynamic CGE Framework,” MPRA Paper 37897, University Library of Munich, Germany. 

Raihan, S. (2008), “Rules of Origin and Sensitive List under SAFTA and Bilateral FTAs among South Asian Countries: Quantitative Assessments of Potential Implications for Nepal,” MPRA Paper 37893, University Library of Munich, Germany. 

Op-ed

Raihan, S. (2018). The world cannot afford a full-scale trade war. The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. (2018). Our road to rapid industrialization. The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. and Khan, S.S. (2018). Achieving sustainable industrial development. The Financial Express.

Raihan, S. (2018). Is LDC graduation a panacea? The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. (2018). South Asian integration: Reorienting trade policies. The Financial Express. 

Raihan, S. (2018). The missing link: What’s holding back greater regional integration in South Asia? The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. (2018). High tariff’s impact on trade. The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. (2017). South Asia’s greater integration in Asia: A non-Indian perspective. The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. (2017). Are South Asian countries ‘ deindustrialising’ prematurely? The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. (2016). How to make Special Economic Zones successful. The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. (2016). Sub-regional cooperation can be the answer. The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. and Ferdous, F.B. (2016). Tapping on trade-investment nexus. The Financial Express. 

Raihan, S. (2016). Why do some countries trade more than others? The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. and Rahman, M.J. (2016). Studying Bangladesh’s comparative advantages. The Financial Express. 

Raihan, S. and Khan, S.S. (2016). Integration with East and Southeast Asia will boost the economy. The Financial Express. 

Raihan, S. (2016). Political economy of regional integration: Where do we stand in South Asia? The Daily Star. 

Raihan, S. (2015). Demystifying non-tariff barriers in South Asia. The Daily Star. 

Youtube

Dr. Selim Raihan talks on ‘Unleashing the Potential of Intraregional Trade in South Asia’ at the tenth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES X) was held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 14-16 November 2017. 

IPS Expert Insights: Interview with Dr. Selim Raihan on regional integration issues.