Jul, 2020

EconTalk: A BUPEC Webinar on Labour Market Dynamics in the Post Pandemic World: Global and National Perspective
time 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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In the wake of the ongoing pandemic, it is expected that the world will go through a recession and a severe economic downturn which will prompt having changes in the labor market for different jobs, and for fresh graduates, this is no less than a formidable challenge as the job dynamics are about to go through a major transmutation.

In light of this situation, BUP Economics Club (BUPEC) brings to you its annual lecture, EconTalk 2020 titled "Labour Market Dynamics in the Post Pandemic World: Global and National Perspective", discussing on how the job dynamics will be altered in the labour market due to the pandemic on a national level along with the view of the global perspectives. The aim of the event is to unite young minds from all around the country and have an incisive discussion on the challenges and opportunities due to the alterations of job requirements and job demands of the labour market in the post-covid-19 world. The event will not only discuss the difficulties faced but also the appropriate solutions. It is hoped that all young minds together around the nation can bring up some innovative solutions that add value to the labour market dynamics in the post-pandemic world.

The labour force of our country is now in desperate need of some assistance and this event is nothing but a small attempt to the greater cause with the hope of a better future for our economy. The webinar will take place on two consecutive days: 28-07-2020 and 29-07-2020. On the first day, the platform will be given to students from different universities to analyze the current situation in different sectors of the job market and present their opinion and focus on effective solutions. On the following day, a thorough analysis will be presented by two most eminent guest speakers on the topic to share their valuable thoughts, experience, and knowledge which will help us to overcome the current economic shock due to COVID-19 leading to a job deficiency and other shortcomings in the job market.

In the webinar the following two eminent scholars as the speaker for our guest session, who will share their insight and perception on how the dynamics of our labor market will take shape in the Post-Pandemic World.

1. Dr. Selim Raihan

Dr. Selim Raihan will be joining our annual lecture, as the first guest of our discussion. He is a professor at the University of Dhaka from the Department of Economics and the Executive Director of the South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (SANEM). He will be sharing his valuable insights with us on the final day of EconTalk. 

2. Dr. Khondaker Golam Moazzem 

Dr. Khondaker Golam Moazzem will be enhancing the panel as the second guest with his incredible wisdom. He is currently the Research Director at Centre for Policy Dialogue, Bangladesh. His major area of interest includes the development of industrial enterprises, entrepreneurship development, private investment including FDI, competition policy, and trade-related issues at the bilateral, regional, and multilateral levels. 

3. Engineer Abdus Sobhan CIP 

Our 3rd Guest Engineer Abdus Sobhan CIP is a prominent industrialist, entrepreneur and philanthropist of Bangladesh. Currently, he is the Managing Director of AUKO-TEX Group. He will be imparting his vast knowledge in the session along with other guest speakers on the final day of EconTalk.

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