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Workplace:Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
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Working Papers

2023

  1. Does Economic Freedom Moderate Perceived Corruption for Firms in India?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2022

  1. Human Capital and Self-Employment in India: An Empirical Analysis for Different Cohorts
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. Indignity of Labor: Role of Occupational Prestige in Unemployment
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
  3. Lockdown and Rural Joblessness in India: Gender Inequality in Employment?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2021

  1. OIL PRICES AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR: EVIDENCE FROM INDIA
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2020

  1. Expert Habitat: A Colonization Conjecture for Exoplanetary Habitability via penalized multi-objective optimization and Swarm Clustering based candidate validation
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Leveraging Non-Farm Income: Micro-evidence of Occupational Choice for Rural Households in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2019

  1. Seeking Rent in the Informal Sector
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article SEEKING RENT IN THE INFORMAL SECTOR, Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, Wiley Blackwell (2020) Downloads View citations (1) (2020)

2018

  1. ALVEC, auto-scaling by lotka volterra elastic cloud: a qos aware non linear dynamical allocation model
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Quantitative Study of Tea Industry in India: Market, Pricing and Organization
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2017

  1. On Asymmetric Migration Patterns from Developing Countries
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads

2016

  1. A brief review of the economics of illegal migration
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Bye-laws and user-charges at the panchayat level: a case study of West Bengal
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  3. Multi-market firms and export quota: effects of withdrawal of the multi fiber arrangement
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Chapter Multi-Market Firms and Export Quota: Effects of Withdrawal of the Multi-Fiber Arrangement, India Studies in Business and Economics, Springer (2016) (2016)
  4. Public Expenditure, Demography and Growth: Theory and Evidence from India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)

2015

  1. A study of demographic and financial changes in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter A Study of Demographic and Financial Changes in India, Palgrave Macmillan Books, Palgrave Macmillan (2015) View citations (2) (2015)
  2. Climate Change, Agricultural Production, and Poverty in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2015) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Chapter Climate Change, Agricultural Production, and Poverty in India, Economic Studies in Inequality, Social Exclusion, and Well-Being, Springer (2015) View citations (1) (2015)
  3. Liberalized trade policy and inequality: Evidence from Post-Multi-Fibre Arrangement India and some theoretical issues
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
  4. Short-term Migration and Intergenerational Persistence of Industry in Rural India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. The wage response in exporting firms: evidence from machinery and chemical industries in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2014

  1. Education and Self-Employment: South Asian Immigrants in the US Labor Market
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  2. The unorganised sector and access to finance in rural India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Unemployment Benefit and Nascent Entrepreneurship
    Working Papers, College of Business, University of Texas at San Antonio Downloads

2012

  1. Corruption, Shadow Economy and Income Inequality: Evidence from Asia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Informal sector and the developing world: relating theory and evidence to India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Public and Private Sector Jobs, Unreported Income and Consumption Gap in India: Evidence from Micro-Data
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article Public and private sector jobs, unreported income and consumption gap in India: Evidence from micro-data, The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier (2014) Downloads View citations (2) (2014)

2011

  1. Asymmetric Information in the Labor Market, Immigrants and Contract Menu
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Emigration, Finite Changes and Wage Inequality
    Discussion Papers Series, University of Queensland, School of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Emigration, Finite Changes and Wage Inequality, Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell (2013) Downloads View citations (11) (2013)
  3. Firm Heterogeneity, Informal Wage and Good Governance
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Discussion Papers, University of Nottingham, GEP (2011) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Firm Heterogeneity, Informal Wage and Good Governance, Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell (2012) Downloads View citations (13) (2012)
  4. Informal Sector and Corruption: An Empirical Investigation for India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
  5. Religious Minorities and Provision of Public Goods: Evidence from Rural West Bengal
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (13)

2010

  1. The multi fibre arrangement and South Asia
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2009

  1. Emigration, Wage Inequality and Vanishing Sectors
    Discussion Papers, University of Nottingham, GEP Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2009) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. International labor migration, asymmetric information and occupational choice
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Labor market reform and poverty – the role of informal sector
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Chapter LABOR MARKET REFORM AND POVERTY – THE ROLE OF INFORMAL SECTOR, World Scientific Book Chapters, World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. (2009) Downloads View citations (2) (2009)
  4. Recession in the Skilled Sector and Implications for Informal Wage
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Recession in the skilled sector and implications for informal wage, Research in Economics, Elsevier (2011) Downloads View citations (10) (2011)

2008

  1. Labor productivity growth, informal wage and capital mobility: A general equilibrium analysis
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Migrant remittances in the state of Kerala, India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2007

  1. Migration Taxes and Human Capital Formation: Some Implications for Development
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
  2. The Urban Informal Sector and Poverty: Effects of Trade Reform and Capital Mobility in India
    Working Papers MPIA, PEP-MPIA Downloads View citations (9)

2006

  1. Entrepreneurial culture, occupational choice and tax policy
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. The Corporate Debt Market: A Firm-Level Panel Study for India
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Wages, labour mobility and international trade
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Informal sector in India and adoption of digital technologies
    Indian Growth and Development Review, 2023, 16, (3), 230-246 Downloads
  2. Oil price shock and informal workers in dual labor markets
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 2023, 75, (4), 869-879 Downloads

2022

  1. Innovation and Perceived Corruption: A Firm-Level Analysis for India
    Business and Politics, 2022, 24, (2), 151-170 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Pollution Abatement and Production Outsourcing in India
    Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 2022, 22, (1), 83-97 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Women's rights and financial development
    Economics Bulletin, 2022, 42, (3), 1257 - 1265 Downloads

2021

  1. Corruption control, shadow economy and income inequality: Evidence from Asia
    Economic Systems, 2021, 45, (2) Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Gravity Models in International Trade: An Exploration in Econo-Physics
    South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance, 2021, 10, (1), 72-104 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Transboundary pollution, land use and abatement policy
    Economic Analysis and Policy, 2021, 72, (C), 169-175 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. What influences entrepreneurship among skilled immigrants in the USA? Evidence from micro-data
    Business Economics, 2021, 56, (3), 146-154 Downloads

2020

  1. Does state-level per capita income affect juvenile delinquency? An empirical analysis for Indian states
    Economic Modelling, 2020, 87, (C), 109-120 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. SEEKING RENT IN THE INFORMAL SECTOR
    Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 2020, 91, (1), 151-164 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Seeking Rent in the Informal Sector, IZA Discussion Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (3) (2019)

2019

  1. International Capital Flows, Land Conversion and Wage Inequality in Poor Countries
    Open Economies Review, 2019, 30, (5), 933-945 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Predicting the direction of stock market prices using tree-based classifiers
    The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 2019, 47, (C), 552-567 Downloads View citations (40)
  3. Trade, migration costs and asymmetric migration patterns
    The World Economy, 2019, 42, (9), 2629-2648 Downloads View citations (3)

2018

  1. Outsourcing and Productivity During Economic Crisis: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Firms
    Arthaniti: Journal of Economic Theory and Practice, 2018, 17, (2), 168-182 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Relating rule of law and budgetary allocation for tourism: Does per capita income growth make a difference for Indian states?
    Economic Modelling, 2018, 71, (C), 263-271 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Tax Evasion and Provision of Public Goods: Implications for Wage and Employment
    Studies in Microeconomics, 2018, 6, (1-2), 84-99 Downloads
  4. The labor market in India since the 1990s
    IZA World of Labor, 2018, 425 Downloads View citations (3)

2017

  1. A Model of Smuggling and Trafficking of Illegal Immigrants with a Host Country Policy
    Review of Development Economics, 2017, 21, (3), 698-712 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Does technology diffusion help to reduce emission intensity? Evidence from organized manufacturing and agriculture in India
    Resource and Energy Economics, 2017, 48, (C), 30-41 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Multi Fibre Arrangement and Wage Inequality: Firm and State-level Evidence from India and a Theoretical Model
    The World Economy, 2017, 40, (7), 1473-1493 Downloads

2016

  1. Are religious minorities deprived of public good provisions?: Regional evidence from India
    Journal of Developing Areas, 2016, 50, (1), 351-372 Downloads
  2. Do economic reforms hurt or help the informal labor market?
    IZA World of Labor, 2016, 263 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. FDI and Business Internationalization of the Unorganized Sector: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing
    World Development, 2016, 83, (C), 340-349 Downloads View citations (15)
  4. MFN Tariff Rates and Carbon Emission: Evidence from Lower-Middle-Income Countries
    Environmental & Resource Economics, 2016, 64, (3), 493-510 Downloads View citations (4)
  5. To educate or not to educate: Impact of public policies in developing countries
    Economic Modelling, 2016, 56, (C), 94-101 Downloads View citations (2)

2015

  1. Skilled and Unskilled Immigrants and Entrepreneurship in a Developed Country
    Review of Development Economics, 2015, 19, (3), 666-682 Downloads View citations (8)

2014

  1. Broader Implications of Labor Market Reforms in India: A General Equilibrium Perspective
    Indian Economic Review, 2014, 49, (1), 27-35 View citations (3)
  2. Public and private sector jobs, unreported income and consumption gap in India: Evidence from micro-data
    The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 2014, 29, (C), 285-300 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Public and Private Sector Jobs, Unreported Income and Consumption Gap in India: Evidence from Micro-Data, IZA Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads (2012)
  3. Sectoral Technical Progress and Aggregate Skill Formation
    Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 2014, 14, (2), 159-172 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Unemployment Benefits and Entrepreneurship
    The Japanese Economic Review, 2014, 65, (1), 122-128 Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Corruption and persistent informality: An empirical investigation for India
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2013, 27, (C), 357-373 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Emigration, Finite Changes and Wage Inequality
    Economics and Politics, 2013, 25, (1), 61-71 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper Emigration, Finite Changes and Wage Inequality, Discussion Papers Series (2011) Downloads View citations (1) (2011)
  3. Emigration, unemployment and welfare – The role of non-traded sector
    The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 2013, 24, (C), 298-305 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Interest Rate, Human Capital and Tax
    Review of Market Integration, 2013, 5, (1), 71-82 Downloads
  5. International Capital Flow, Vanishing Industries and Two-sided Wage Inequality
    Pacific Economic Review, 2013, 18, (5), 574-583 Downloads View citations (9)
  6. Product variety, finite changes and wage inequality
    Economic Modelling, 2013, 35, (C), 610-613 Downloads View citations (7)
  7. Recession, terms of trade, and immigrants
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2013, 16, (4), 368-379 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Book Review: Saman Kelegama (Ed.), Migration, Remittances and Development in South Asia
    South Asia Economic Journal, 2012, 13, (2), 335-337 Downloads
  2. Firm Heterogeneity, Informal Wage and Good Governance
    Review of Development Economics, 2012, 16, (4), 527-539 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper Firm Heterogeneity, Informal Wage and Good Governance, IZA Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads (2011)
  3. Migrant Taxes and International Migration Patterns
    South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance, 2012, 1, (2), 231-243 Downloads

2011

  1. Recession in the skilled sector and implications for informal wage
    Research in Economics, 2011, 65, (3), 158-163 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper Recession in the Skilled Sector and Implications for Informal Wage, MPRA Paper (2009) Downloads View citations (6) (2009)
  2. WAGE SUBSIDY AND WELFARE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    Economics and Politics, 2011, 23, (2), 239-253

2010

  1. Book Reviews
    New Zealand Economic Papers, 2010, 44, (3), 289-293 Downloads

2009

  1. Urban informal sector and poverty
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2009, 18, (4), 631-642 Downloads View citations (21)

2007

  1. Agricultural prospects and informal wage in general equilibrium
    Economic Modelling, 2007, 24, (3), 380-385 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Protectionary bias in agriculture: A pure economic argument
    Ecological Economics, 2007, 63, (1), 160-164 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Trade Reform and Informal Wages
    Review of Development Economics, 2007, 11, (2), 313-320 Downloads View citations (31)

2006

  1. Economic Reform, Skill Formation and Foreign Capital
    The World Economy, 2006, 29, (1), 79-94 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. Foreign Capital, Skill Formation, and Migration of Skilled Workers
    Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 2006, 9, (2), 107-123 Downloads View citations (6)

2005

  1. Emigration and wage inequality
    Economics Letters, 2005, 88, (1), 141-145 Downloads View citations (91)

2004

  1. Capital Mobility and Informal Wage in a Small Economy—Two Examples
    South Asia Economic Journal, 2004, 5, (2), 261-266 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Skill formation and international migration: welfare perspective of developing countries
    Japan and the World Economy, 2004, 16, (1), 35-54 Downloads View citations (55)

2001

  1. Informal sector in general equilibrium: welfare effects of trade policy reforms
    International Review of Economics & Finance, 2001, 10, (3), 289-300 Downloads View citations (32)

Books

2015

  1. Industrial and Labor Economics
    India Studies in Business and Economics, Springer

2014

  1. International Trade and Economic Development
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (13)

2011

  1. The Outsiders: Economic Reform and Informal Labour in a Developing Economy
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (54)

Edited books

2018

  1. International Trade, Welfare, and the Theory of General Equilibrium
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (5)

Chapters

2023

  1. Does Job Prospect Influence School Enrolment for Women in South Asia?
    Springer

2019

  1. Institutionalized costs and international migration patterns
    Chapter 7 in Skilled Labor Mobility and Migration, 2019, pp 194-208 Downloads

2016

  1. Multi-Market Firms and Export Quota: Effects of Withdrawal of the Multi-Fiber Arrangement
    Springer
    See also Working Paper Multi-market firms and export quota: effects of withdrawal of the multi fiber arrangement, University Library of Munich, Germany (2016) Downloads (2016)

2015

  1. A Study of Demographic and Financial Changes in India
    Palgrave Macmillan View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper A study of demographic and financial changes in India, University Library of Munich, Germany (2015) Downloads View citations (3) (2015)
  2. Asymmetric Information in the Labor Market
    Springer
  3. Climate Change, Agricultural Production, and Poverty in India
    Springer View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Climate Change, Agricultural Production, and Poverty in India, University Library of Munich, Germany (2015) Downloads View citations (2) (2015)
  4. Industrial Organization and the Labor Market
    Springer
  5. Labor Markets in Developing and Transition Countries
    Springer
  6. Labor Unions: Concepts, Models, and Public Policies
    Springer
  7. Risk Sharing and Rent Sharing in the Labor Market
    Springer
  8. The Dimensions of Labor Market in Developing and Transition Countries
    Springer
  9. Trade in Services and Regional Specialization: Evidence and Theory
    Chapter 12 in THE REGION AND TRADE New Analytical Directions, 2015, pp 351-374 Downloads

2009

  1. LABOR MARKET REFORM AND POVERTY – THE ROLE OF INFORMAL SECTOR
    Chapter 11 in New And Enduring Themes In Development Economics, 2009, pp 229-240 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Labor market reform and poverty – the role of informal sector, University Library of Munich, Germany (2009) Downloads View citations (4) (2009)
 
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