Dr. Abdul Momen is a professor of economics and business management at a college near Boston, USA, and a frequent commentator on current affairs in Bangladesh.
Articles by Abdul Momen:
The Curious Crusade Against Family Politics
"Making blanket slogans against ‘family politics’ can be politically convenient. But it is hypocrisy ... The government’s crusade should not be against ‘family politics’ per se, but against incompetent and corrupt people. This will show respect for citizens’ political rights, which is something that advisors of this government have neglected so far. It will also be far less hypocritical. After all, they too have skeletons in their closets."
Facts vs Fads: Democracy and Economic Performance
"The record is very clear. Despite all the blame conveniently put on the politicians, they actually have performed far better than authoritarian rulers in improving the economic condition of the country. Just scapegoating politicians is a disservice and escapism."