Current Situation Of Inflation In Bangladesh

8353 words - 34 pages

University of Dhaka

A Report on
“Inflation:
Perspective Bangladesh”

Date of Submission: May 26, 2011

A Report on
“Inflation: Perspective Bangladesh”

Course no. & name: F-203-Macroeconomics

Submitted to:
Mohammad Salahuddin Chowdhury
Lecturer
Department of Finance
University of Dhaka

Submitted by:
Group: Morning Stars
Sec-B
BBA 16th batch
Dept. of Finance
University of Dhaka

Date of Submission: May 26, 2011

Group members are

Name | Roll |
K. M. Najmus Sakib | 16-020 |
Mobasheera Tasnim | 16-052 |
Md. Kamrul Islam | 16-090 |
Rajib Kumar Deb | 16-106 |
Shaykha Sultana | 16-160 |
Md. Shamsul Alam | 16-172 |

Letter of Transmittal
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I would thank my group members for their kind help and assistance in preparing this report.
My heartiest gratitude to Mr. Debashish Roy at Bangladesh Bank, Ms. Syeda Anoara Begum at Ministry of Finance and Ms. Rebeka Amin at Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics for their help in preparing this report.

List of Acronyms

* AS- Aggregate Supply
* FY- Fiscal year
* CPI- Consumer Price Index
* BB- Bangladesh Bank
* GDP- Gross Domestic Product
* BBS- Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
* IMF- International Monetary Fund
* CIA- Central intelligence Agency
* ADB- Asian Development Bank
* TCB- Trading Corporation of Bangladesh

Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
List of Acronyms
Executive Summary
1.0 Introduction 12-14
2.1 Origin of the Report 12
2.2 Problem and Objectives 12
2.3.1 Problem Statement 12
2.3.2 Objectives of the Report 12
2.3.3.1 Primary Objectives 12
2.3.3.2 Secondary Objectives 12
2.3 Scope of the Report 12
2.4 Limitations of the Report 13
2.5 Background of the Report 13
2.6 Methodology of the Report 13
2.7.3 Primary Data 13
2.7.4 Secondary Data 13
2.7 Report Preview 14

2.0 Literature Review 15-27
3.8 Inflation 15
3.9 Components of Inflation 15
3.10 Measures 16
3.11 History of Inflation 16
3.12 Types of Inflation 17
3.13 Causes of Inflation 20
3.14 Disinflation 22
3.15 Disinflation & Sacrifice Ratio 22
3.16 Rational expectation & possibility of painless disinflation 23
3.17 Effects of Inflation 23
3.18 Controlling Inflation 26
3.0 Current Situation of Inflation in Bangladesh 28-33
4.19 Bangladesh Economic Review & Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics 28
4.20 International Monetary Fund 31
4.21 CIA World Factbook 33

4.0 Causes of Inflation in Bangladesh 34-40

5.0 Effects of Inflation in Bangladesh 41-42

6.0 Policy Options 43-44

7.0 Conclusion 45

8.0 References 46

List of Illustrations

List of Tables
Table No. | Table Name | Page No. |
01 | Rate of Inflation (National) | 28 |
02 | Monthly Rate of Inflation (Point- to- Point) during FY 2009-10 | 30 |
03 | Year-wise inflation rate & percent change | 32 |
04 | Year-wise percent change in inflation rate | 33 |
05 | Money supply in Jul’08 | 38 |
06 | Money supply in Jul’09 | 38 |
07 | Money supply in Jul’10 | 38 |
08 | Inflow of Remittance | 40 |

List of Figures

Fig. no. | Figure Name | Page no. |
01 | Cost-push inflation | 18 |
02...

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