Policy Research Institute - PRI Bangladesh

The Policy Research Institute of Bangladesh (PRI) is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization dedicated to promoting a greater understanding of the Bangladesh economy, its key policy challenges, domestically, and in a rapidly integrating global marketplace.

List of Projects and the Time Period
No Project Name/Title Name of the Client/Institute Start Date End Date
1 Socio-Economic Costs of Land Dispute BRAC Start Date:
Mar 01, 2014
Completion Date:
Sep 30, 2014
2 Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) Project- Phase 2 IFC Start Date:
Aug 15, 2015
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2016
3 Competitive enhancement under international market research: Wage Survey in the Export Oriented Leather goods and Footwear Sector Leather goods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) Start Date:
Dec 06, 2015
Completion Date:
Apr 30, 2016
4 Comprehensive Study on the Implications of European Union (EU)-India and EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) on Bangladesh’s Leather and Footwear Sector Leather goods & Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB) Start Date:
Oct 18, 2015
Completion Date:
Mar 31, 2016
5 Regional Pioneers: Charting the Path for South Asian Integration: Case Study on Bangladesh Rahimafrooz World Bank,IFC Start Date:
Nov 12, 2015
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2015
6 Case Study on Grameenphone Ltd. Grameenphone Start Date:
Nov 11, 2015
Completion Date:
Feb 12, 2016
7 Country Diagnostic Studies in Selected Developing Member Countries - Subproject 1 - Sector Specialist – Trade and Industrial Policy ADB Start Date:
Feb 06, 2015
Completion Date: Ongoing
8 Consortium Partner for VAT and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012 Implement (VAT Online) Project World Bank,ECORYS Start Date:
Aug 16, 2015
Completion Date:
Jul 15, 2018
9 Consortium Partner for Strengthening Budget Preparation in Bangladesh (SBPB)Technical Assistance Support Project World Bank,ECORYS Start Date:
Aug 16, 2015
Completion Date:
Aug 15, 2016
10 Sub-Consultant Agreement for Building Capacity to use Research Evidences (BCURE) Project DFID,ECORYS Start Date:
Aug 16, 2015
Completion Date: Ongoing
11 Bangladesh-India Sundarban Region Cooperation Initiative (BISRCI) World Bank,Observer Research Foundation (ORF)-India Start Date:
May 15, 2015
Completion Date: Ongoing
12 The Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 Formulation Project GED of the Planning Commission, GOB Start Date:
Apr 16, 2015
Completion Date: Ongoing
13 Country Diagnostic Studies in Selected Developing Member Countries - Subproject 1 - Sector Specialist - Energy ADB Start Date:
Feb 02, 2015
Completion Date: Ongoing
14 Preparation and Monitoring of Medium Term Development Plan (Seventh Five Year Plan) Project GED of the Planning Commission, GOB Start Date:
Feb 19, 2015
Completion Date: Ongoing
15 Study on the impacts of the Ongoing Global Recession on Bangladesh Economy and Required Policy Responses. ADB/Govt. of Bangladesh Start Date:
Jun 10, 2009
Completion Date:
Aug 08, 2009
16 Study on the Impacts of the Ongoing Global Recession on Bhutan and Maldives Economy and Required Policy Responses ADB/Bangladesh Resident Mission Start Date:
Nov 11, 2009
Completion Date:
Mar 15, 2010
17 Citizens’ Perception Survey on Public Financial Management and Service Delivery World Bank Start Date:
Mar 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Jul 01, 2010
18 Small-Scale Capacity Development Technical Assistance (S-CDTA) Strengthening Macro-economic and Fiscal Monitoring at the Ministry of Finance. ADB/Ministry of Finance, GOB Start Date:
Mar 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Nov 01, 2010
19 Reform of VAT law, Rules and Regulation and Procedures and An Exercise in Broad Based Tariff Rationalization IFC/NBR, Govt. of Bangladesh Start Date:
Apr 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Aug 31, 2010
20 Progoti-Budget Analysis-2010 USAID/Parliament Start Date:
Apr 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Aug 01, 2010
21 Assessing Regional Trade and Integration in South Asia: A Research and Workshop Proposal Commonwealth Secretariat Start Date:
May 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Jul 30, 2010
22 Strengthening Public Expenditure Management Program—Deepening of Medium Term Budgetary Framework as a Strategic Partner of PDP and Fully Responsible for the Planning Component The World Bank/ PDP Australia Pty Ltd /Ministry of Finance Start Date:
Jun 21, 2010
Completion Date:
Jul 08, 2011
23 Drafting of the Sixth Five Year Plan (2011-2015) GED of the Planning Commission, GOB Start Date:
Jul 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Jul 15, 2011
24 IGC Policy Research for Export Diversification. International Growth Centre (IGC) Start Date:
Oct 02, 2010
Completion Date:
Jan 31, 2011
25 Transit Arrangement for the Indian Trade through Bangladesh International Growth Centre (IGC) Start Date:
Nov 25, 2010
Completion Date:
Feb 11, 2011
26 An Evaluation of the Bangladesh Tax System International Growth Centre (IGC) Start Date:
Dec 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Mar 31, 2011
27 Terms of Trade and its Implications: Bangladesh Perspective. Bangladesh Bank Start Date:
Dec 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2012
28 Development in Remittance Inflows, its Macroeconomic Impact and Management in Bangladesh Bangladesh Bank Start Date:
Dec 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2012
29 A Comprehensive Study on Capital Market Development in Bangladesh Bangladesh Bank Start Date:
Dec 01, 2010
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2012
30 A Study on Non-Tariff Measures in Bangladesh. World Bank Start Date:
Jan 14, 2011
Completion Date:
Jun 30, 2011
31 Economic Impact of Tobacco Cultivation in Bangladesh British American Tobacco (BAT) Start Date:
Jan 18, 2011
Completion Date:
Jan 30, 2012
32 Reform of the Bangladesh VAT Law, Rules, Regulations and Procedures International Finance Corporation (IFC)/BICF/NBR Start Date:
Jan 20, 2011
Completion Date:
Jun 30, 2011
33 A Report Analyzing the Conditions Required Increasing the Annual Growth Rate of the Bangladesh Economy to 8% or 9% by the year 2020. Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Start Date:
Mar 15, 2011
Completion Date:
Jun 30, 2011
34 Bangladesh Price Data Study World Bank Start Date:
Apr 08, 2011
Completion Date:
Jan 02, 2012
35 Integration of Financial Market & its Implication on Stock Development in Bangladesh: An Evaluation Bangladesh Bank Start Date:
Oct 01, 2011
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2012
36 Inter-Bank Money & Foreign Exchange Market in Bangladesh: An Analysis Liquidity Perspective. Bangladesh Bank Start Date:
Oct 01, 2011
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2012
37 Infrastructure & Energy Sector Financing & the Issuance of Bond in Bangladesh: Prospects & Problems Bangladesh Bank Start Date:
Oct 01, 2011
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2012
38 Reducing Vulnerability in Export Performance: The Export Diversification Challenge in Bangladesh. International Growth Centre (IGC) Start Date:
Dec 01, 2011
Completion Date:
Mar 31, 2012
39 Developing a Framework Including Guidelines for Child Focused Budgeting and Expenditure Analysis UNICEF/ Ministry of Finance Start Date:
Jul 12, 2012
Completion Date:
Apr 13, 2013
40 Study of Anti-Export Bias and Firm Level ERP World Bank Start Date:
Apr 22, 2012
Completion Date:
Sep 01, 2012
41 The Current State and Future Directions for Small and Medium Enterprises in Manufacturing Sector of Bangladesh SME foundation Start Date:
May 01, 2012
Completion Date:
Sep 30, 2012
42 Trade Facilitation in South Asia IFC/BICF Start Date:
May 01, 2012
Completion Date:
Jun 30, 2013
43 Study to Identity Prospects for and Constraints to Export Diversifications in Bangladesh Govt. of Bangladesh,ADB Start Date:
Sep 15, 2012
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2012
44 Research and Advocacy Capacity Building World Bank,National Board of Revenue (NBR),Govt. of Bangladesh Start Date:
Oct 01, 2012
Completion Date:
Mar 02, 2013
45 Strengthening Strategic Planning & Monitoring for Results (SPM) under the SPEMP World Bank,GED,MoP Start Date:
Dec 01, 2012
Completion Date:
Mar 31, 2014
46 Formulation of National Social Protection Strategy (NSPS) GED,MoP,UNDP Start Date:
Jun 01, 2013
Completion Date:
Feb 01, 2014
47 Support to the VAT Act Implementation Program of the NBR World Bank,National Board of Revenue (NBR) Start Date:
Jul 13, 2013
Completion Date:
Jul 14, 2014
48 Quarterly Macroeconomic Policy Briefings 1 DFID Start Date:
Jun 20, 2012
Completion Date:
Mar 31, 2013
49 Impact of Non-Tariff Measures on India-Bangladesh Trade conduct Perception Survey World Bank Start Date:
Oct 13, 2013
Completion Date:
Mar 31, 2014
50 Quarterly Macroeconomic Policy Briefings 2 DFID Start Date:
Feb 02, 2014
Completion Date:
May 31, 2015
51 Bangladesh Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) Project- Phase 1 IFC Start Date:
Mar 11, 2014
Completion Date:
Jun 15, 2015
52 Empirical Study of Tariff Adjustments and Import Response World Bank Start Date:
May 01, 2014
Completion Date:
Dec 31, 2014

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