EWU arranges a seminar on Contract Theory Property Rights and Economic Outcomes
East West University (EWU) and Bangladesh Economic Association jointly organized a seminar on “Contract Theory, Property Rights and Economic Outcomes’ on Wednesday 8 march 2017 evening at East West University (EWU), Aftabnagar, Dhaka. In the seminar Keynote speaker Dr. Rezwan Haque, Associate, Cornerstone Research, Boston, USA shared his work experience with two Nobel laureate Professor Oliver Hart and Professor Bengt Holmstrom who jointly awarded 2016 Nobel Prize in economics for their contributions to contract theory.
Md. Nojibur Rahman, Senior Secretary, IRD and Chairman, National Board of Revenue (NBR) graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Professor Dr. M.M. Shahidul Hassan, Vice Chancellor, EWU was the Special Guest. Professor Dr. Ashraf Uddin Chowdhury, President, Bangladesh Economic Association also attended the seminar. Dr. Jamaluddin Ahmed, FCA, General Secretary, Bangladesh Economic Association and Dr. Nazneen Ahmed, Senior Research Fellow, BIDS were two distinguished discussants. And Dr. Mohammed Farashuddin, Chairperson, Board of Trustees, EWU, Member, International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), United Nations and Former Governor Bangladesh Bank chaired the program.
On the occasion, speakers delivered their talk on contract theory and emphasized how the contract could affect economic outcomes. The seminar was well attended.