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The Institute publishes a Journal named �Journal of the Institute of Bankers, Bangladesh� on half-yearly basis. It is an internationally recognized/refereed publication bearing International Standard Serial number (ISSN) 1684-0054. The Journal is published under supervision and guidance of Journal and Library Committee of the Institute. The present Editor of the Journal is Mr. Mahmood Osman Imam (Ph.D.), Professor, Department of Finance & Banking, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. So far i.e. up to December, 2004, 51 volumes (Number-1) of the Journal have been published. Copies of the Journal are provided free to members of the Institute. Non-members may obtain the same from the Institute on payment of Tk. 50.00 each.

The Journal contains research-based articles on Trade, Insurance, Finance and Banking related issues. A detailed, but not exhaustive, list of topics on these areas is given below : –

1) Structure and Regulation of the Finance System.

2) Role and Pricing of financial market instruments.

3) International Monetary Reform & New Economic Order, Current Issues in International Banking.

4) Financial Intermediaries-its importance to Economic Development and Securities Markets.

5) Money & Business Cycles, Inflation rates & money Policy, Dedt Management.

6) Interest rates � Behavior, Risk and term Structure.

7) Islamic banking in Bangladesh � prospects and problems.

8) Credit markets and Credit Analysis � Transaction costs, Asymmetric Information, Lending risk Analysis, Z and Y scores, Default and Political Economy of Default.

9) Financial sector Reforms � interest rate liberalization, classification and provisioning, capital adequacy � Basel Accord on risk based capital requirement.

10) Loan Monitoring and Recovery Techniques � A Queue to Banking Prospects.

11) Foreign Exchange Markets � Managed Float and Freely Floating currency, Currency convertibility, Exchange rate in the short run and long run, Explaining changes in exchange rate, Volatility of Exchange Rate, Trends in Bangladesh�s Balance of Payments, Managing Exchange Rate Risk.

12) Financial development and economic growth � Financial Crisis.

13) Central Bank Supervision, Monitoring and Independence.

14) Management of Financial Institutions � Asset & Liability Management, Managing Credit Risk, Managing Interest Rate Risk & Strategies, Off-Balance-Sheet Activities, Financial Innovation.

15) Effective Bank Marketing and Financial Product Development in Bangladesh-Marketing and Corporate Strategy for Financial Institutions � Market Structure-Competitive Environment – Marketing decisions-Service design, Marketing of Financial Products-Market Research in and Marketing Information System, Problems and Issues of Bank Marketing.

16) Banking Industry-Structure, Competition, Products and Services Diversity, Cost and Scale Efficiency, Consolidation, Prudential Regulation and Supervision, and Governance problem.

17) Human Resource Management for a Good Banking Governance-Needs and Planning, Job Analysis, Training, Stress Management and Creativity Information Technology in Human Resource Management, Service Regulations, Banking Governance-Criteria, Problems, Suggestions.

18) Development Financial Institutions in Bangladesh � Their roles and problems.

19) Non-Bank Financial Institutions-Leasing financial institutions-growth and potentiality, role in credit, mobilization of savings & problems, Merchant Banks-Role in capital market & problems.

20) E-Business and E-Banking, Automation and Electronic data processing in Bangladesh.

21) Financial Market Integration in Developing Countries-Regional Financial Integration, Cross Border Integration, Policy Implications for Developing Countries-Approaches and Lessons.

22) Globalization and Trade Liberalization-Challenges and Threats, Export Thrust Sector in terms of Competitiveness, new markets identification and new products development, Tariff Structure and Value Addition.

23) Productivity Trends in Bangladesh with special reference to industry and agriculture.

24) Development of agriculture in Bangladesh and the role of Credit.

25) Regionalization-custom union, Free Trade, SAARC and SAPTA.

26) Capital Market Development-Bank-based financing vs. security based financing, Liquidity, transparency and volatility of Stock Market, Problems and Prospects, Regulation of security markets, Market Efficiency and Over-reaction, Bubbles and Stock Market Crash.

27) Opportunity for DFI and Foreign Portfolio Investment in the Emerging Capital Market-Risk and Return, DFI�s roles-prospects, problems and remedies, Foreign Investors� Simulative role.

28) Disclosure, Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance.

29) Reaction of Security Price to Announcement of Earnings, Dividend, Capital Structure Change, and so on-Event Study.

30) Initial Public Offerings (IPOs)-Pricing and Long-run under-performance, Hot Issue Phenomenon, Operating Performance, Earnings Management, Earnings Forecast Error.

31) Mutual Funds-Growth and Performance-timing ability and selectivity.

32) Growth, Dividend, Capital Structure and Ownership Structure of Listed Companies in Different Industries.

33) Corporate Risk Management and its Strategy, Equity Management Risk and Portfolio Insurance.

34) Insurance-Industry Structure, Conduct and performance, Loanable Funds, Growth, Investment Portfolio, Insurance Policies and Risk Coverage, Acturial Pricing, etc.

35) Micro Credit and MFIs-Extent and Intensity of Poverty, Poverty Alleviation and Outreach, Assessment of Different Models of Services Delivery, Impact Evaluation, Sustainability of MFIs and of Borrowers, Standardization of Accounts, Regulations.
           Titles of articles published in last 12 (Twelve) issues of the Journal : –

(1)     Vol. 47, (January, 1998 � December, 2000)

Editorial Notes

Unanticipated Money Growth and Investment in Bangladesh
– Nazma Begum

Feasibility of Capital Account Convertibility of Taka : Some Issues
– S. M. Ahsan Habib

Economic Reforms and Social Sector Expenditures : An Analysis in the Context of Bangladesh
– Syed Ahmed Khan

The Collapse of BCCI and Regulatory Weakness
– A K N Ahmed

The Role of Fiscal Policy in Developing Countries � An Empirical Study of Bangladesh
– Jahangir Alam

Export Credit in Bangladesh
– Md. Abdus Samad Sarker
– Ahmed Istiaque Bin Rafique

Comparative Performance of Commercial Banks : Bangladesh Perspective
– C. M. Sarowar Hossain

Towards Islamic Banking in Bangladesh : A Case of Ideological Deviations
– Md. Ataur Rahman
– Shaikh Md. Amir Hossain

The Sick Industries in Bangladesh : A Descriptive Study
– Syed Golam Maola
– Sajjad M. Jasimuddin

Tourism in the Frame of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
– Jahangir Alam

Economic Trends
Synopsis of Results
Notes to the Contributors

(2)    Vol. 48 (January 2001 � June 2002)

Editorial Notes

An Impact Assessment of Micro-credit Programs for Rural Women � Experience of Bangladesh

– M. Omar Choudhury

An Evaluation of Monetary Policy before and after Financial Sector Reforms in Bangladesh
– Syed Ahmed Khan

Should Central Bank in Developing Countries be Independent of Government ?
– M. A. Kashem

E-Commerce and Concerns for E-Commerce in Bangladesh
– M. Lutfar Rahman

Notes and Comments

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) � An Overview
– Bishnu Kumar Adhikary

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : January-June 2001

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : July � December 2001

Synopsis of Results

Notes to the Contributors

(3)     Vol. 49 (July � December, 2002)

Editorial Notes

Investment in Goal Farming : Evidences of Attractive Business, Self-Employees and Poverty Alleviation in Rural Bangladesh
– R. H. Sarwer
– T. H. Miah

Tea Industry in Bangladesh : Marketing System and Price Behaviour
– S. A. Sabur

International Replication of Grameen Bank � A Framework for Poverty Alleviation
– Ashraf Al Mamun
– Hafiz Al Asad Bin Hoque
– Shama Ahmad

Objective Oriented System Analysis and Design for Foreign Inward Remittance : The Case of Bangladesh

– Muhammad Mahboob Ali
– Md. Munirul Kabir

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : January � June 2002

Notes to the Contributors

(4) a. Vol. 50 (Number 1 : January � June 2003 )

Editorial Notes

Impact of Globalization Process on Corporate Planning of Commercial Banks in Bangladesh : A Survey of Bankers� Opinion
– Muhammad Mahboob Ali

Measuring Competitiveness of Banks in Bangladesh
– Jahangir Alam
– Al Nahian Riyadh

Loan Classification and Provisioning System of the Banking Sector : A Critical Review
– Bisnu Kumar Adhikary

The Fight Against Money Laundering in Bangladesh
– Murshid Kuli Khan

Should Banking Supervisory Authority and Monetary Policy Responsibilities be Conducted by Separate Institutions ?
– Abul Kalam Azad

Present Status of E-Banking in Bangladesh
– M. Mizanur Rahman

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : July � December- 2002

Call for Paper and Notes to the Contributors

b. Vol. 50 (Number � 2 : July � December 2003)

Editorial Notes

Capital Market Development in Bangladesh :
Need For More Macro-Economic and Financial Policy Interventions

– Dr. M. A. Baqui Khalily
– Dr. M. Sadiqul Islam
– Dr. Mahmood Osman Imam

Money Laundering Process with Special Reference to Bangladesh :
An Analysis

– Muhammad Mahboob Ali

Seasonal Adjustments of Time Series and Its Importance in Bangladesh Bank
– Sayeeda B. Jahan
– Serajul Islam Talukder

Notes & Comments
Banks Non Performing Loans (NPL)

Some Lessons for Banking Lending
– Omar Chowdhury

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : January-June 2003

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributers

(5)    Vol. 51 (Number 1 : January � June 2004 )

Editorial Notes

Volatility in the Stock Return :
Evidence From Dhaka Stock Exchange

– Mahmood Osman Imam
– Abu Saleh Muhammed Muntasir Amin

A Study of Credit Need and Credit Allocation to Farmers : Role of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank
– Provash Chandra Roy

Rural Women in Farm and Non-Farm Activities : A Socioeconomic Profile
– Salma Sultana
– M. H. A. Rashid
– S. M. M. Murshed

A Study on Small Business Enterprises in Bangladesh
� Searching for Growth Factors and Obstacles

– Mohammad Saleh Jahur
– A. S. M. Sohel Azad

Notes & Comments
Diversification of Financial Products

� The New Services & Instruments
– Mohammad Hossain

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : July � December, 2004

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

(6) Vol. 51 (Number 2 : July-December 2004)

Editorial Notes

 Monetary Policy in Bangladesh � Should We Go for Inflation Targeting?                              – M. Sadiqunnabi Choudhury

Value-based Measure : An Application of EVA in Small Manufacturing Company in Bangladesh                                                                                                     -          Mahfuzul Hoque                                                                                                                -          Mahmuda Akter                                                                                                                 -          Nikhil Chandra Shil

Technical Efficiency of Extensive Shrimp Farmers in Bangladesh : A Stochastic Frontier Production Function Approach                                                                            -          M. H. A. Rashid

Contribution of Minor Irrigation Projects to Reducing Poverty and Increasing Rice Production in Jamalpur District of Bangladesh                                                               -          Most. Taslima Khatun                                                                                                       -          Md. Parvez Anwar                                                                                                            -          Tofazzal Hossain Miah

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : July � December, 2004

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

(7) Vol. 52 (Number 1 : January-June 2005)

 Editorial Notes

Impact of Client Rating on Bank�s Capital Adequacy Maintenance                      -          Mohammad A. Momen                                                                                                     -          Sarwat Amina

Human Resource Management Practices in Small Enterprises in Bangladesh        -          Faruq Ahmed                                                                                                                    -          Muhammad Shariat Ullah                                                                                                  -          Mohd. Mosharraf Hossain Chowdhury

The Interest Rate Regime of Bangladesh � From Fixed to Flexibility                         -          Rubayat Jesmin

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : January � June, 2005

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

(8) Vol. 52 (Number 2 : July-December 2005)

 Editorial Notes

The Long Run Relationship between Export and Import of Bangladesh : A Cointegration Approach                                                                                                      -          Md. Ezazul Islam                                                                                                               -          Mst. Nurnaher Begum

Interest Rates Spread of Commercial Banks Operating in Bangladesh                    -          Md. Abdul Maleque Mian

WTO, Post MFA Era and the Bangladesh RMG sector : An Assessment of Performance and Challenges                                                                                              -          M. Abdul Mannan Chowdhury                                                                                          -          Muhammad Mahboob Ali                                                                                                   -          Rubba Rahman

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : July � December, 2005

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

(9) Vol. 53 (Number 1 : January-June 2006)

 Editorial Notes

Testing of Purchasing Power Parity in Bangladesh : A Cointegration Approach       -          Muhammad Enamul Haque

Trade Liberalization and the Exports Structure of Bangladesh : An Overview         -          Md. Ezazul Islam                                                                                                               -          Mst. Nurnaher Begum

The Dynamic Relationship between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Economic Growth in Bangladesh : A Cointegration Approach                                                       -          Md. Sakib-Bin-Amin                                                                                                          -          Shaikh Muhammed Shahid Uddin Eskander

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : January � June, 2006

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

(10) Vol. 53,54 (Number 2,1 : July-December 2006 & January-June 2007)

 Editorial Notes

Digital Bangladesh Bank                                                                                                       -          Atiur Rahman

Causes, Consequences and Policy Implications of Non-Performing Loans in Bangladesh                                                                                                                             -          Sayera Younus

Entrepreneurship Development Programs of the Department of Youth Development in Bangladesh : An Assessment                                                                                        -          A. J. M. Nuruddin Chowdhury                                                                                          -          Bashir Ahmed Bhuiyan

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : July � December, 2006 & January – June 2007

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

(11) Vol. 54,55 (July-December 2007 & January -June 2008)

Editorial Notes

Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility in the banking sector in Bangladesh – M. A. M. Kazemi

Causality between Economic Growth and Electricity Consumption in Bangladesh                    – Sakib-Bin-Amin

Economic Environment and Political Philosophy : A Case Study of the Bangladesh Economy – A Note                                                                                                              – Rubayat Jesmin

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : July � December, 2007

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh : January- June 2008

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

(12) Vol. 55, 56 (Number 2, 1: July-December 2008 & January-June 2009)

Editorial Notes

Innovations, Finance and Banking in  Bangladesh                                                   – Dr. Atiur Rahman

An Empirical Test of Purchasing Power Parity :                                          Developed vs. Developing Economies                                                                                – Dr. Md. Habibur Rahman

Money Supply Process in Bangladesh : An Empirical Analysis                                   – Dr. Md. Ezazul Islam

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh:                                                 January-June 2009

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh:                                                 July-December 2008


Volume 55, 56                                                                                                    Number 2, 1

Editorial Notes  

Innovations, Finance and Banking in Bangladesh                                                Dr. Atiur Rahman 

An Empirical Test of Purchasing Power Parity: Developed vs. Developing Economics Dr. Md. Habibur Rahman

Money Supply Process in Bangladesh : An Empirical Analysis                               Dr. Md. Ezazul Islam

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh:                                      January-June2009 

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh:                                                                July-December2009

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

July-December-2008 & January-June 2009

Volume 56, 57                                                                                                       Number 2, 1  

Editorial Notes  

Causes of Recent Price Movements in Bangladesh: Some Policy Recommendations Dr. Sayera Younus

Merchant Banking in Bangladesh : An Overview                                                             Shabnaz Amin                                                                                                Wajid Hasan Shah

Policy Note-

The SLR as a Monetary Policy Instrument of Bangladesh                                            Dr. Sayera Younus                                                                                             Mahfuza Akhtar

A Survey Of Economic Situation in Bangladesh:                                                            January-June 2010

A survey Of Economic Situation in Bangladesh: July- December 2009

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

July-December-2009 & January-June 2010 

Volume 57, 58                                                                                            Number 2, 1

 Editorial Notes             

Risk Based Capital Adequacy for Banks under Basel-II:  Bangladesh Perspective    Dr. Mahmood Osman Imam                                                                                 Mir Mohammad Fakhrul Islam                                                                              Ms. Kaleda Khatun

Determinants of Workers� Remittance: Evidence from Bangladesh                                Mohd. Abdul Bari                                                                                                Md. Zakir Hossain

Analysis of Behavior of Female Investors In Stock Market in Bangladesh: Evidence from a Survey                                                                                                                             Md. Abdul Hafij Ullah                                                                                           Mrs. Nazneen Jahan Chowdhury   

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh: July-December-2010

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh:  January-June-2011

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

July-December-2010 & January-June 2011

Volume 58                                                                                         Number 2

Editorial Notes             

The Long Run Relationship between Remittance and Economic Growth in Bangladesh: A Cointegration Approach                                                                              Mst. Nurnaher Begum                                                                                         Rama Rani Sutradhar

Can Current Principles Fend off Risk? A Study on Credit Management Principles in Practice                                                                                                                                    Saleh Ahmed Abdullah

Rabindranath On Agriculture And Rural Development- A Note                                      Dr. Atiur Rahman

A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh:  July-December-2011

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

July-December-2010 & January-June 2011

Volume 59                                                                                         Number 1

Editorial Notes             

Monetary Conditions Index: Bangladesh Perspective                                                       Sayera Younus

The Post-Issue Operating Performance IPOs Bangladesh

Mahmood Osman Imam and Shabnaz Amin

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A Survey of Economic Situation in Bangladesh: January-June-2012

Call for Papers and Notes to the Contributors

January-June 2012

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