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Working Papers

2010

  1. What Can Be Learned About the Economies of China and India from Purchasing Power Comparisons?
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Macroeconomics Working Papers, East Asian Bureau of Economic Research (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Understanding PPPs and PPP-based national accounts
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Research Program in Development Studies. Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (26)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics (2010)

2007

  1. Estimating Real Production and Expenditures Across Nations: A Proposal for Improving the Penn World Tables
    GGDC Research Memorandum, Groningen Growth and Development Centre, University of Groningen Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (13)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2009)

2003

  1. Regional Output Differences in International Perspective
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (4)

1962

  1. The Demand for Cash and Working Balances of Corporations
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads

1961

  1. Corporate Cash and Security Holdings: An Empirical Study of Cash, Securities and Other Current Accounts of Large Corporations
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads

Journal Articles

2013

  1. In Memoriam: R obert S ummers
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2013, 59, (1), 169-172 Downloads

2010

  1. Understanding PPPs and PPP-Based National Accounts
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2010, 2, (4), 1-35 Downloads View citations (127)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. Estimating Real Production and Expenditures across Nations: A Proposal for Improving the Penn World Tables
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91, (1), 201-212 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Questions about the equivalence of market rents and user costs for owner occupied housing
    Journal of Housing Economics, 2009, 18, (3), 273-279 Downloads View citations (19)

2008

  1. Institutional Flaws and Corruption Incentives in India
    Journal of Development Studies, 2008, 44, (9), 1243-1261 Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Using Scanner Data to Estimate Country Price Parities: A Hedonic Regression Approach
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2003, 49, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (3)

2000

  1. International and interarea comparisons of income, output and prices
    Journal of Asian Economics, 2000, 11, (3), 363-364 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Book (1999)

1997

  1. Measuring and analyzing aggregate fluctuations: the importance of building from microeconomic evidence - commentary
    Review, 1997, (May), 79-82 Downloads

1996

  1. International Price and Quantity Comparisons: Potentials and Pitfalls
    American Economic Review, 1996, 86, (2), 20-24 Downloads View citations (43)

1994

  1. A brief review of some problems in using national accounts data in level of output comparisons and growth studies
    Journal of Development Economics, 1994, 44, (1), 29-52 Downloads View citations (55)
  2. Income levels, growth and price structures in the ESCAP region, 1960-1990
    Journal of Asian Economics, 1994, 5, (1), 1-13 Downloads
  3. The Differential-Productivity Hypothesis and Purchasing-Power Parties: Some New Evidence
    Review of International Economics, 1994, 2, (3), 227-43 View citations (32)

1992

  1. IRVING B. KRAVIS (1917–1992)
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1992, 38, (3), 363-363 Downloads

1991

  1. The Penn World Table (Mark 5): An Expanded Set of International Comparisons, 1950–1988
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1991, 106, (2), 327-368 Downloads View citations (441)

1988

  1. A NEW SET OF INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS OF REAL PRODUCT AND PRICE LEVELS ESTIMATES FOR 130 COUNTRIES, 1950–1985
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1988, 34, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (135)
  2. Agrarian Bengal: Economy, Social Structure and Politics, 1919–1947. By Sugata Bose. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986. Pp. xii, 284. $42.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1988, 48, (01), 199-200 Downloads
  3. What We Have Learned about Prices and Quantities from International Comparisons: 1987
    American Economic Review, 1988, 78, (2), 467-73 Downloads View citations (8)

1987

  1. $27.00Paul Marer, Dollar GNPs of the U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Lexington, Massachusetts (1986), p. xiii+229
    Journal of International Economics, 1987, 22, (3-4), 395-397 Downloads

1986

  1. International Economic Indicators: A Sourcebook. By Geoffrey H. Moore and Melita H. Moore. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1985. Pp. ix, 373. $45.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1986, 46, (02), 580-580 Downloads

1985

  1. The Economics of Camel Transport in Pakistan
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1985, 34, (1), 121-41 Downloads

1984

  1. An introduction to South Asia: B.H. Farmer, (Methuen, New York, 1983) pp. ix + 253
    Journal of Development Economics, 1984, 16, (3), 334-335 Downloads
  2. Changes in the world income distribution
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1984, 6, (2), 237-269 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. IMPROVED INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS OF REAL PRODUCT AND ITS COMPOSITION: 1950–1980
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1984, 30, (2), 207-219 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Public expenditure and Indian development policy, 1960-1970: John Toye, (Cambridge University Press, New York, 1981) pp. xviii + 270, $39.50
    Journal of Development Economics, 1984, 16, (3), 334-335 Downloads

1983

  1. A Different Perspective of Pakistan's Economy. The Structure of Expenditures and Prices, 1975-81
    The Pakistan Development Review, 1983, 22, (3), 163-177 Downloads
  2. The persistence of land fragmentation in peasant agriculture: An analysis of South Asian cases
    Explorations in Economic History, 1983, 20, (2), 199-220 Downloads View citations (14)

1982

  1. COMMENTS ON: “SELECTED PROBLEMS OF INTERCOUNTRY COMPARISONS ON THE BASIS OF THE EXPERIENCE OF THE EEC”
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1982, 28, (4), 407-410 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. CORRIGENDUM TO “NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE STRUCTURE OF THE WORLD ECONOMY”
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1982, 28, (3), 361-363 Downloads

1981

  1. NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE STRUCTURE OF THE WORLD ECONOMY*
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1981, 27, (4), 339-355 Downloads View citations (2)

1980

  1. Classical Political Economy and British Policy in India. By S. Ambirajan. Cambridge South Asian Studies, 21. New York and London: Cambridge University Press, 1978. Pp. vii, 301. $31.00.Land, Landlords, and the British Raj: Northern India in the Nineteenth Century. By Thoma R. Metcalf. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979. Pp. xiv, 450. $22.50.Industrialization in India: Growth and Conflict in the Private Corporate Sector, 1914–47. By Rajat K. Ray. New York: Oxford University Press, 1979. Pp. xi, 384. $15.95
    The Journal of Economic History, 1980, 40, (04), 900-902 Downloads
  2. Comparative Indian Economic Growth: 1870 to 1970
    American Economic Review, 1980, 70, (2), 96-101 Downloads
  3. INTERNATIONAL COMPARISONS OF REAL PRODUCT AND ITS COMPOSITION: 1950–77
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1980, 26, (1), 19-33 Downloads View citations (3)

1979

  1. Bengal Agriculture, 1920–1946: A Quantitative Study. By M. Mufakharul Islam. New York and London: Cambridge University Press, 1979. Pp. xiv, 283. $29.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1979, 39, (03), 799-800 Downloads

1978

  1. A Further Critique of Historical Yields Per Acre in India
    The Indian Economic & Social History Review, 1978, 15, (2), 187-210 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Real GDP per Capita for More Than One Hundred Countries
    Economic Journal, 1978, 88, (350), 215-42 Downloads View citations (46)

1977

  1. East Indian Fortunes: The British in Bengal in the Eighteenth Century. By P. J. Marshall. Oxford: At Clarendon Press, 1976. Pp. 284. $16.25.Partner in Empire: Dwarkanath Tagore and the Age of Enterprise in Eastern India. By Blair B. Kling. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1976. Pp. 288. $12.50
    The Journal of Economic History, 1977, 37, (04), 1074-1076 Downloads
  2. The Standard of Living in Akbar's Time: A Comment
    The Indian Economic & Social History Review, 1977, 14, (3), 391-396 Downloads View citations (2)

1973

  1. A COMPARISON OF SOME SHORT‐CUT METHODS OF ESTIMATING REAL PRODUCT PER CAPITA
    Review of Income and Wealth, 1973, 19, (1), 79-104 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Official Yields Per Acre in India, 1886-1947; Some Questions of Interpretation
    The Indian Economic & Social History Review, 1973, 10, (4), 303-332 Downloads View citations (2)

1970

  1. Land Control and Social Structure in Indian History. Edited by Robert Eric Frykenberg. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969. Pp. xxi, 256. $10.00
    The Journal of Economic History, 1970, 30, (04), 887-888 Downloads

1965

  1. Growth of Commercial Agriculture in Bengal, 1757–1900. By Benoy Chowdhury. Calcutta: Quality Printers, 1964. Pp. iv, 217. Rs. 20.Agrarian Relations and Early British Rule in India: A Case Study of Ceded and Conquered Provinces (Uttar Pradesh), 1801–1833. By Sulekh Chandra Gupta. New York: Asia Publishing House, 1963. Pp. xix, 338
    The Journal of Economic History, 1965, 25, (03), 428-430 Downloads
  2. Studies in the Development of Capitalism in India. By Shiva Chandra Jha. Calcutta: Firma K. L. Mukhopadhyay, 1963. Pp. ix, 415. Rs. 20
    The Journal of Economic History, 1965, 25, (01), 158-158 Downloads

Books

1999

  1. International and Interarea Comparisons of Income, Output, and Prices
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Asian Economics (2000)

Edited books

2000

  1. International and Interarea Comparisons of Income, Output, and Prices
    National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press

Chapters

2009

  1. Comment on "Durables and Owner Occupied Housing in a Consumer Price Index"
    A chapter in Price Index Concepts and Measurement, 2009, pp 500-505 Downloads

1999

  1. Glossary
    A chapter in International and Interarea Comparisons of Income, Output, and Prices, 1999, pp 509-515 Downloads
  2. Introduction to "International and Interarea Comparisons of Income, Output, and Prices"
    A chapter in International and Interarea Comparisons of Income, Output, and Prices, 1999, pp 1-9 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The World Distribution of Well-being Dissected
    A chapter in International and Interarea Comparisons of Income, Output, and Prices, 1999, pp 479-508 Downloads View citations (1)

1992

  1. Measuring Final Product Services for International Comparisons
    A chapter in Output Measurement in the Service Sectors, 1992, pp 493-516 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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