The balancing act of migration: the case of Bangladesh

Sameer  Khatiwada

Sameer Khatiwada

By Sameer Khatiwada, Economist, International Institute for Labour Studies

When I arrived at Shah Jalal InternationalAirport in Dhaka on a recent trip, I could not help but notice the hundreds of Bangladeshi migrants returning from abroad, clutching their many over-packed bags – no doubt filled with gifts for relatives. Their look of pride at having found prosperity was hard to miss. Continue reading