As a critical component of the UNDP’s SME study to inform the STS, the main purpose of this assignment is to contribute to the macroeconomic analysis of the implications of LDC Graduation on export-oriented SMEs (direct and deemed exporters) in Bangladesh. The Research Analyst is expected to devise a scientific methodology to assess the direct impact of trade preference erosion on SME exports as well as indirect impact on other socio-economic indicators (e.g., employment) in affected sectors. The analyst is expected to utilize the latest national-level statistics and official data to conduct the analysis
Period of assignment/services: 25 working days over a period of 02 months.
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