The topic for this week's Hello Washington is Worldwide Food & Fuel Crisis & The World Economic Trend.
The distinguished panelists include Professor Amit Shovon Ray, Dr. Mahbub Hossain and Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharyya.
Dr.Amit Shovon Ray is Professor of Economics, Centre for International Trade and Development, School of International Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
His research interests include
Economics of Development: Technology, FDI, Economic Reforms, WTO, TRIPS, Indian
Pharmaceutical Industry, Social Sectors - Health and Education. Applied
Econometrics: Cross sectional and Panel Models.
Dr. Mahabub Hossain works for
BRAC (Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee), the largest NGO in developing
countries, as its Executive Director.
Prior to joining BRAC in 2007, he was
Head, Social Sciences Division at the International Rice Research Institute
Philippines and Director General Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies,
Dr. Debapriya Bhattacharyya is Bangladesh's Permanent Representative & Ambassador for UN & WTO at Geneva.
He the former Executive Director of Center For Policy Dialogue, a think-tank in Dhaka.
Listeners called in to ask interesting questions about the fuel and food crisis around the world.
Sarkar Kabiruddin hosted the show.