Resilient jobs to support Bangladesh’s economic development and equity

This draft paper identifies eight key opportunities for Bangladesh’s labour market to further support economic development that is inclusive and equitable for all Bangladeshis. In outlining the eight key opportunities, the paper discusses related academic literature, suggests policy and research directions, and identifies the main government agencies responsible for these areas. First, the white paper reviews the recent trends in Bangladesh’s labour market by discussing the key findings from the World Bank’s 2017 Jobs Diagnostics for Bangladesh.