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Workplace:International Bank for Reconstruction & Development (IBRD), World Bank Group, (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, Cornell University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2014

  1. Asymmetric punishment as an instrument of corruption control
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Fiscal policy as an instrument of investment and growth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Ponzis: the science and mystique of a class of financial frauds
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. The prospects for an imminent demographic dividend in Africa: The case for cautious optimism
    Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
  5. Too small to regulate
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2013

  1. How to move the exchange rate if you must: the diverse practice of foreign exchange intervention by central banks and a proposal for doing it better
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. International lending, sovereign debt and joint liability: an economic theory model for amending the treaty of Lisbon
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Shared prosperity and the mitigation of poverty: in practice and in precept
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Sovereign ratings in the post-crisis world: an analysis of actual, shadow and relative risk ratings
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. The art of currency manipulation: how to profiteer by deliberately distorting exchange rates
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  6. The method of randomization and the role of reasoned intuition
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  7. When competition corrupts: a theoretical analysis of market structure and the incidence of corruption
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Comparative Rating Index for Sovereigns (CRIS): A Report Based on “The Relativity of Sovereigns: A New Index of Sovereign Credit Ratings and an Analysis of How Nations Fared over the Last Six Yearsâ€
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads

2011

  1. Experiments with the Traveler's Dilemma: Welfare, Strategic Choice and Implicit Collusion
    CEIS Research Paper, Tor Vergata University, CEIS Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2011)
  2. The Evolving Dynamics of Global Economic Power in the Post-crisis World: Revelations from a New Index of Government Economic Power
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
  3. Understanding Inflation and Controlling It
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
  4. Why, for a Class of Bribes, the Act of Giving a Bribe should be Treated as Legal
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Asian Century: A Comparative Analysis of Growth in China, India and other Asian Economies
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
  2. Globalization, Poverty and Inequality: What Is the Relationship? What Can Be Done?
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics (2005) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2005) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2006)
  3. Strategic Irrationality in Extensive Games
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Mathematical Social Sciences (1988)

2009

  1. A Marketing Scheme for Making Money off Innocent People: A User's Manual
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2010)
  2. A Marketing Scheme for Making Money off Innocent People: A User’s Manual
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
  3. A Simple Model of the Financial Crisis of 2007-9 with Implications for the Design of a Stimulus Package
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Altruism, Other-Regarding Behavior and Identity: The Moral Basis of Prosperity and Oppression
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Child Labor and Household Wealth: Theory and Empirical Evidence of an Inverted-U
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2007) Downloads View citations (5)
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (5)
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India (2007) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2010)
  6. How Sapient is Homo Economicus? The Evolutionary Origins of Trade, Ethics and Economic Rationality
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics (2009) Downloads
  7. INFORMAL SECTOR AND SOCIAL POLICY Compendium of Personal and Technical Reflections Cornell-SEWA-WIEGO Exposure and Dialogue Program Oaxaca, Mexico
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads
  8. Literacy Traps: Society-Wide Education and Individual Skill Premia
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2009) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Economic Theory (2010)
  9. The Mechanics of Central Bank Intervention in Foreign Exchange Markets
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads

2008

  1. A New and Easy-to-Use Measure of Literacy, Its Axiomatic Properties and an Application
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2009)
  2. A Theory of Efficiency Wage with Multiple Unemployment Equilibria: How a Higher Minimum Wage Law Can Curb Unemployment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Economic Papers (2009)
  3. Children, Education, Labor and Land: In the Long Run Short
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
  4. Cornell-SEWA-WIEGO 2008 Dialogue - Ahmedabad and Delhi Compendium of Personal and Technical Notes
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads
  5. Product boycott a good idea for controlling child labor? A theoretical investigation
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Identity and altruism: The Moral basis of prosperity and oppression
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India Downloads
  2. Labor Retrenchment Laws and their Effect on Wages and Employment: A Theoretical Investigation
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
  3. Participatory Equity, Identity, and Productivity Policy Implications for Promoting Development
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics (2006) Downloads View citations (3)
  4. The Pattern and Causes of Economic Growth in India
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2007)

2006

  1. Coercion, Contract and the Limits of the Market
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
    Also in Econometric Society 2004 Australasian Meetings, Econometric Society (2004) View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Social Choice and Welfare (2007)
  2. Identity, Trust and Altruism: Sociological Clues to Economic Development
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Teacher Truancy in India: The Role of Culture, Norms and Economic Incentives
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics (2006) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Vulnerability, Unemployment and Poverty: A Class of Distribution and Sensitive Measures, Its Axiomatic Properties and Applications
    Economics Discussion Papers, University of Essex, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)

2005

  1. International Credit and Welfare: A Paradoxical Theorem and Its Policy Implications
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2006)
  2. Is Product Boycott a Good Idea for Controlling Child Labor?
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Labor Laws and Labor Welfare in the Context of the Indian Experience
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  4. New Directions in Development Economics: Theory or Empirics? A Symposium in Economic and Political Weekly
    Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2005) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. On the Existence of Paretian Social Welfare Relations for Infinite Utility Streams with Extended Anonymity
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (17)
  6. Possibility Theorems for Aggregating Infinite Utility Streams Equitably
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (6)
  7. Racial Conflict and the Malignancy of Identity
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Inequality (2005)

2004

  1. A Theory of Efficiency Wage with Community-Based Income Sharing
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
  2. Child labor and the Law: Notes on Possible Pathologies
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2005)
  3. Consumer Cognition and Pricing in the 9's in Oligopolistic Markets
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2004) Downloads
  4. Gender and Say A Model of Household Behavior with Endogenously-determined Balance of Power
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research Downloads View citations (31)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics (2001) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2006)
  5. Theoretical Notes on Racial Conflict and Identity
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
  6. Vulnerability, Unemployment and Poverty: A New Class of Measures, Its Axiomatic Properties and Application
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (5)

2003

  1. Aggregating Infinite Utility Streams with Inter-generational Equity: The Impossibility of Being Paretian
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (2003)
  2. Globalization and the Politics of International Finance: The Stiglitz Verdict
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (2003)
  3. Policy Dilemmas for Controlling Child Labor
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (6)
  4. The Economics and Law of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2003)
  5. The Global Child Labor Problem: What Do We Know and What Can We Do?
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2003)
  6. Utilitarianism for Infinite Utility Streams: A New Welfare Criterion and Its Axiomatic Characterization
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2007)

2002

  1. Punctuality - A Cultural Trait as Equilibrium
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The collective model of the household and an unexpected implication for child labor: hypothesis and an empirical test
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)

2001

  1. International Credit and Welfare: Some Paradoxical Results with Implications for the Organization of International Lending
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
  2. Is Knowledge Shared within Households? Theory and Evidence for Bangladesh
    Working Papers, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore Downloads

2000

  1. A Note on Multiple General Equilibria with Child Labour
    Working Papers, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2002)
  2. Alternative Labor Retrenchment Laws and Their Effect on Wages and Employment: A Theoretical Investigation with Special Reference to Developing Countries
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Isolated and Proximate Illiteracy And Why these Concepts Matter in Measuring Literacy and Designing Education Programmes
    Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Working Papers, Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
  4. RENT: Notes on Efficiency Pricing, Rent Control and Monopolistic Landlords
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads
  5. The Economics of Tenancy Rent Control
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2000)
  6. Unemployment and Wage Rigidity When Labor Supply Is a Household Decision
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences (2000) View citations (4)

1999

  1. Household labor supply, unemployment, and minimum wage legislation
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Interlinkage, limited liability, and strategic interaction
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2000)
  3. Is knowledge shared within households?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)
  4. The intriguing relation between adult minimum wage and child labor
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2000)

1998

  1. Child labor: cause, consequence, and cure, with remarks on International Labor Standards
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Literature (1999)
  2. On measuring literacy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (69)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1998)
  3. The economic and law of rent control
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

1994

  1. The Algebra of Knowledge: Critique and Reformulation
    STICERD - Theoretical Economics Paper Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE

1992

  1. Civil Institutions and Evolution
    Working Papers, Stockholm - International Economic Studies

1991

  1. The International Debt Problem, Credit Rationing, and Loan Pushing: Theory and Experience
    Princeton Studies in International Economics, International Economics Section, Departement of Economics Princeton University, View citations (5)

1990

  1. COLLUSION IN FINITELY-REPEATED OLIGOPOLIES
    Working Papers, Princeton, Department of Economics - Financial Research Center
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Industrial Organization (1992)
  2. STRATEGY SUBSETS CLOSED UNDER RATIONAL BEHAVIOR
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Stockholm - International Economic Studies (1990) View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (1991)

1987

  1. The Growth and Decay of Custom: The Role of the New Institutional Economics in Economic History
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Munich Reprints in Economics, University of Munich, Department of Economics (1987) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Explorations in Economic History (1987)

Undated

  1. Cardinal utility, utilitarianism, and a class of invariance axioms in welfare analysis
    CORE Discussion Papers RP, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Mathematical Economics (1983)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. The Art of Currency Manipulation: How Some Profiteer by Deliberately Distorting Exchange Rates
    Journal of Globalization and Development, 2014, 4, (2), 199-211 Downloads

2013

  1. Does Economic Theory Inform Government Policy?
    Millennial Asia, 2013, 4, (1), 27-39 Downloads
  2. Group Identity, Productivity and Well-being Policy Implications for Promoting Development
    Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 2013, 14, (3), 323-340 Downloads

2012

  1. How to devalue exchange rates, without building up reserves: Strategic theory for central banking
    Economics Letters, 2012, 117, (3), 758-761 Downloads
  2. The Rise of the Indian Economy: Fiscal, Monetary and Other Policy Challenges
    Rivista italiana degli economisti, 2012, (2), 169-190 Downloads

2011

  1. A simple model of the financial crisis of 2007-2009, with implications for the design of a stimulus package
    Indian Growth and Development Review, 2011, 4, (1), 5-21 Downloads
  2. Experiments with the Traveler’s Dilemma: welfare, strategic choice and implicit collusion
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2011, 37, (4), 575-595 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. Non-recourse mortgages and credit market breakdowns: a framework for policy analysis
    Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, 2011, 4, (1), 1-8 Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. A marketing scheme for making money off innocent people: A user's manual
    Economics Letters, 2010, 107, (2), 122-124 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Child labor and household wealth: Theory and empirical evidence of an inverted-U
    Journal of Development Economics, 2010, 91, (1), 8-14 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Literacy traps: Society-wide education and individual skill premia
    International Journal of Economic Theory, 2010, 6, (1), 137-148 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  4. THE MORAL BASIS OF PROSPERITY AND OPPRESSION: ALTRUISM, OTHER-REGARDING BEHAVIOUR AND IDENTITY
    Economics and Philosophy, 2010, 26, (02), 189-216 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. A new and easy-to-use measure of literacy, its axiomatic properties and an application
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2009, 32, (2), 181-196 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. A theory of efficiency wage with multiple unemployment equilibria: how a higher minimum wage law can curb unemployment
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2009, 61, (3), 494-516 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Children, Education, Labor, and Land: In The Long Run and Short Run
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2009, 7, (2-3), 487-497 Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Is product boycott a good idea for controlling child labor? A theoretical investigation
    Journal of Development Economics, 2009, 88, (2), 217-220 Downloads View citations (14)

2008

  1. Literacies, Identities and Social Change: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literacy and Development
    Journal of Development Studies, 2008, 44, (6), 769-778 Downloads
  2. The Enigma of India
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2008, 46, (2), 396-406 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Coercion, contract and the limits of the market
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2007, 29, (4), 559-579 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. The pattern and causes of economic growth in India
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2007, 23, (2), 143-167 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Utilitarianism for infinite utility streams: A new welfare criterion and its axiomatic characterization
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2007, 133, (1), 350-373 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2006

  1. Consumer Cognition and Pricing in the Nines in Oligopolistic Markets
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2006, 15, (1), 125-141 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Gender and Say: a Model of Household Behaviour with Endogenously Determined Balance of Power
    Economic Journal, 2006, 116, (511), 558-580 Downloads View citations (75)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Globalization, poverty, and inequality: What is the relationship? What can be done?
    World Development, 2006, 34, (8), 1361-1373 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. International credit and welfare: A paradoxical theorem and its policy implications
    European Economic Review, 2006, 50, (6), 1507-1528 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2005

  1. Child labor and the law: Notes on possible pathologies
    Economics Letters, 2005, 87, (2), 169-174 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Racial conflict and the malignancy of identity
    Journal of Economic Inequality, 2005, 3, (3), 221-241 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2003

  1. Aggregating Infinite Utility Streams with InterGenerational Equity: The Impossibility of Being Paretian
    Econometrica, 2003, 71, (5), 1557-1563 Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Child Labor and Development: An Introduction
    World Bank Economic Review, 2003, 17, (2), 145-146 View citations (1)
  3. Efficiency Pricing, Tenancy Rent Control and Monopolistic Landlords
    Economica, 2003, 70, (278), 223-232 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Globalization and the Politics of International Finance: The Stiglitz Verdict
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2003, 41, (3), 885-899 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  5. The Economics and Law of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2003, 17, (3), 141-157 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  6. The Global Child Labor Problem: What Do We Know and What Can We Do?
    World Bank Economic Review, 2003, 17, (2), 147-173 View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. A note on multiple general equilibria with child labor
    Economics Letters, 2002, 74, (3), 301-308 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2001

  1. Is literacy shared within households? Theory and evidence for Bangladesh
    Labour Economics, 2001, 8, (6), 649-665 Downloads View citations (24)

2000

  1. Interlinkage, limited liability and strategic interaction
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2000, 42, (4), 445-462 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. The Economics of Tenancy Rent Control
    Economic Journal, 2000, 110, (466), 939-62 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. The Intriguing Relation between Adult Minimum Wage and Child Labour
    Economic Journal, 2000, 110, (462), C50-61 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. Child Labor: Cause, Consequence, and Cure, with Remarks on International Labor Standards
    Journal of Economic Literature, 1999, 37, (3), 1083-1119 Downloads View citations (235)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. The Economics of Child Labor: Reply
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (5), 1386-1388 Downloads View citations (7)

1998

  1. Comment on P. Dasgupta, "The Economics of Poverty in Poor Countries."
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 1998, 100, (1), 69-72 Downloads
  2. On Measuring Literacy
    Economic Journal, 1998, 108, (451), 1733-49 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  3. The Economics of Child Labor
    American Economic Review, 1998, 88, (3), 412-27 View citations (327)

1997

  1. India's economy and the reforms of the 1990s: genesis and prospect
    The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 1997, 6, (2), 123-133 Downloads
  2. On Misunderstanding Government: an Analysis of the Art of Policy Advice
    Economics and Politics, 1997, 9, (3), 231-250 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Babu and Boxwallah: Managerial Incentives and Government Intervention in a Developing Economy
    Review of Development Economics, 1997, 1, (1), 71-90 Downloads View citations (5)
  4. Why are so many goods priced to end in nine? And why this practice hurts the producers
    Economics Letters, 1997, 54, (1), 41-44 Downloads View citations (16)

1996

  1. Bargaining with set-valued disagreement
    Social Choice and Welfare, 1996, 13, (1), 61-74 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Relief programs: When it may be better to give food instead of cash
    World Development, 1996, 24, (1), 91-96 Downloads View citations (13)

1995

  1. A model of monopoly with strategic government intervention
    Journal of Public Economics, 1995, 57, (1), 25-43 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Civil institutions and evolution: Concepts, critique and models
    Journal of Development Economics, 1995, 46, (1), 19-33 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Stackelberg equilibrium in oligopoly: An explanation based on managerial incentives
    Economics Letters, 1995, 49, (4), 459-464 Downloads View citations (34)

1994

  1. Group Rationality, Utilitarianism, and Escher's Waterfall
    Games and Economic Behavior, 1994, 7, (1), 1-9 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Report of the IEA Committee on a new School of Economics and Economic Development (SEED) in the Third World
    Journal of Public Economics, 1994, 55, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Traveler's Dilemma: Paradoxes of Rationality in Game Theory
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 391-95 Downloads View citations (33)

1992

  1. A characterization of the class of rationalizable equilibria of oligopoly games
    Economics Letters, 1992, 40, (2), 187-191 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. A geometry for non-Walrasian general equilibrium theory
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 1992, 14, (1), 87-103 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Collusion in finitely-repeated oligopolies
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1992, 10, (4), 595-609 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  4. Limited liability and the existence of share tenancy
    Journal of Development Economics, 1992, 38, (1), 203-220 Downloads View citations (40)
  5. Notes on bribery and the control of corruption
    Journal of Public Economics, 1992, 48, (3), 349-359 Downloads View citations (81)
  6. The broth and the cooks: A theory of surplus labor
    World Development, 1992, 20, (1), 109-117 Downloads View citations (2)

1991

  1. Fragmented duopoly: Theory and applications to backward agriculture
    Journal of Development Economics, 1991, 36, (2), 145-165 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Strategy subsets closed under rational behavior
    Economics Letters, 1991, 36, (2), 141-146 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper (1990)

1990

  1. Bargaining without convexity: Generalizing the Kalai-Smorodinsky solution
    Economics Letters, 1990, 33, (2), 115-119 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Duopoly equilibria when firms can change their decision once
    Economics Letters, 1990, 32, (3), 283-287 Downloads
  3. Entry-Deterrence in Stackelberg Perfect Equilibria
    International Economic Review, 1990, 31, (1), 61-71 Downloads View citations (12)
  4. On the Non-existence of a Rationality Definition for Extensive Games
    International Journal of Game Theory, 1990, 19, (1), 33-44 View citations (15)

1989

  1. A Theory of Association: Social Status, Prices and Markets
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1989, 41, (4), 653-71 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Technological Stagnation, Tenurial Laws, and Adverse Selection
    American Economic Review, 1989, 79, (1), 251-55 Downloads View citations (5)

1988

  1. Project Evaluation and the Shadow Wage: Accounting for Regional Disparities and Inequality
    Public Finance = Finances publiques, 1988, 43, (2), 212-22
  2. Strategic irrationality in extensive games
    Mathematical Social Sciences, 1988, 15, (3), 247-260 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

1987

  1. Axioms for a fuzzy measure of inequality
    Mathematical Social Sciences, 1987, 14, (3), 275-288 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Disneyland monopoly, interlinkage and usurious interest rates
    Journal of Public Economics, 1987, 34, (1), 1-17 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Modeling finitely-repeated games with uncertain termination
    Economics Letters, 1987, 23, (2), 147-151 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Monopoly, quality uncertainty and 'status' goods
    International Journal of Industrial Organization, 1987, 5, (4), 435-446 Downloads View citations (7)
  5. The growth and decay of custom: The role of the new institutional economics in economic history
    Explorations in Economic History, 1987, 24, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1986

  1. One Kind of Power
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1986, 38, (2), 259-82 Downloads View citations (32)
  2. The market for land: An analysis of interim transactions
    Journal of Development Economics, 1986, 20, (1), 163-177 Downloads View citations (12)

1985

  1. Commitment and entry-deterrence in a model of duopoly
    Economics Letters, 1985, 18, (2-3), 265-269 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Poverty Measurement: A Decomposition of the Normalization Axion [Cardinal Utility, Utilitarianism and a Class of Invariance Axioms in Welfare Analysis] [Poverty: An Ordinal Approach to Measurement]
    Econometrica, 1985, 53, (6), 1439-43 Downloads View citations (2)

1984

  1. Fuzzy revealed preference theory
    Journal of Economic Theory, 1984, 32, (2), 212-227 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Implicit Interest Rates, Usury and Isolation in Backward Agriculture
    Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1984, 8, (2), 145-59 View citations (12)
  3. The Right to Give up Rights
    Economica, 1984, 51, (204), 413-22 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Utility measurement: A direct proof of Lange's conjecture
    Economics Letters, 1984, 15, (3-4), 219-221 Downloads

1983

  1. Cardinal utility, utilitarianism, and a class of invariance axioms in welfare analysis
    Journal of Mathematical Economics, 1983, 12, (3), 193-206 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper
  2. The Emergence of Isolation and Interlinkage in Rural Markets
    Oxford Economic Papers, 1983, 35, (2), 262-80 Downloads View citations (22)

1982

  1. Determinateness of the Utility Function: Revisiting a Controversy of the Thirties
    Review of Economic Studies, 1982, 49, (2), 307-11 Downloads View citations (3)

1980

  1. Optimal Policies in Dual Economies
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1980, 95, (1), 187-96 Downloads View citations (14)

Books

2011

  1. An Economist's Miscellany
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press
  2. Collected Papers in Theoretical Economics: Box Set (Vols I-IV)
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

2010

  1. Collected Papers in Theoretical Economics: Inter-disciplinary Transgressions: Political Economy, Moral Philosophy, and Economic Sociology
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

2007

  1. Collected Papers in Theoretical Economics: Welfare, Law, and Globalization
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

2004

  1. Collected Papers In Theoretical Economics: Rationality, Games, and Strategic Behaviour
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press
  2. Collected Papers in Theoretical Economics: Development, Markets, and Institutions
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

2003

  1. Analytical Development Economics: The Less Developed Economy Revisited, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (36)
  2. Prelude to Political Economy: A Study of the Social and Political Foundations of Economics
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press
    Also in OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press (2000) View citations (36)

Edited books

2012

  1. The New Oxford Companion to Economics in India
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (1)

2010

  1. The Concise Oxford Companion to Economics in India
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

2008

  1. Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen: Volume I: Ethics, Welfare, and Measurement
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (1)
  2. Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen: Volume I: Ethics, Welfare, and Measurement and Volume II: Society, Institutions, and Development
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (1)
  3. Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen: Volume II: Society, Institutions, and Development
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

2004

  1. India's Emerging Economy: Performance and Prospects in the 1990s and Beyond, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press

1995

  1. Choice, Welfare, and Development: A Festschrift for Amartya K. Sen
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press

Chapters

2011

  1. Chapter Sixteen - Functionings and Capabilities
    Chapter 16 in Handbook of Social Choice and Welfare, 2011, vol. 2, pp 153-187 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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