Abdullah Shibli | The Daily Star
  • Abdullah Shibli

    Economist and IT professional working in Boston, USA

  • Why do women get less pay than men?

    How long will women working the same job continue to earn less, sometimes 50 percent less, than men? And when do we expect this gap to go away?
  • Why wages don't rise with a tighter labour market

    As the US celebrated Labour Day on September 3, millions of the working majority were wondering what happened to the powerful labour unions or the promise of rising wages in a growing economy.
  • Brits in a fix over Brexit

    Prime Minister Theresa May recently was on a three-nation tour of Africa. Her first stop was South Africa, the first by a British prime minister since 2011. She then went on to Nigeria and Kenya, becoming the first British PM to visit the East African country in over 30 years.
  • Can cleaning up air (pollution) help achieve the SDGs?

    Air pollution in big cities of Bangladesh, particularly Dhaka and Chittagong, is an ongoing concern for all. Only recently, WHO ranked Dhaka's air quality as the third worst, behind New Delhi and Cairo, in a study of megacities with a population of 14 million or more.
  • Is round two of the Trump and Putin show off for now?

    The latest gossip in Washington, DC, the US capital these days is “Will they or won't they?” I am referring to the possible Trump-Putin
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