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Working Papers

2016

  1. Global and Country Poverty Rates, Welfare Rankings of the Regions and Purchasing Power Parities: How Robust Are the Results?
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Estimates of Spatial Prices in India and their Sensitivity to Alternative Estimation Methods and Choice of Items
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Preferences, purchasing power parity, and inequality: analytical framework, propositions, and empirical evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2014

  1. A Unified Framework for the Estimation of Intra and Inter Country Food Purchasing Power Parities with Application to Cross Country Comparisons of Food Expenditure: India, Indonesia and Vietnam
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. The Estimation of Item Specific Intra and Inter Country Food Purchasing Power Parities with Application to Cross Country Comparisons of Food Expenditure: India, Indonesia and Vietnam
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads

2012

  1. Preferences, Spatial Prices and Inequality
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2015)
  2. Spatial Comparisons of Prices and Expenditure in a Heterogeneous Country: Methodology with Application to India
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Macroeconomic Dynamics (2015)

2011

  1. Estimating Intra Country and Cross Country Purchasing Power Parities from Household Expenditure Data Using Single Equation and Complete Demand Systems Approach: India and Vietnam
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Calculation of Rural Urban Food Price Differentials from Unit Values in Household Expenditure Surveys: A new procedure and comparison with existing methods
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. A Treatment of Absolute Indices of Polarization
    Staff General Research Papers Archive, Iowa State University, Department of Economics View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in The Japanese Economic Review (2007)

2005

  1. Intersociety Literacy Comparisons
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

2004

  1. Derivation of Nutrient Prices from Household level Food Expenditure Data: Methodology and Applications
    Econometric Society 2004 Australasian Meetings, Econometric Society Downloads

2001

  1. On a Method of Calculating Regional Price Differentials with Illustrative Evidence from India
    ASARC Working Papers, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Tasmania - Department of Economics (2001) View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Dropout Behaviour of Children: The Case of West Bengal
    Indian Journal of Human Development, 2020, 14, (2), 275-289 Downloads
  2. National and subnational purchasing power parity: a review
    DECISION: Official Journal of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, 2020, 47, (2), 103-124 Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. A Framework for the Simultaneous Measurement of Spatial Variation and Temporal Movement in Prices in a Heterogeneous Country: The Dynamic Household Regional Product Dummy Model
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2018, 64, (3), 703-730 Downloads View citations (2)

2017

  1. Estimates of Spatial Prices in India and Their Sensitivity to Alternative Estimation Methods and Choice of Commodities
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2017, 131, (1), 145-167 Downloads
  2. Gender Bias in Education in West Bengal
    Journal of Quantitative Economics, 2017, 15, (1), 173-196 Downloads
  3. Sensitivity of Purchasing Power Parity Estimates to Estimation Procedures and their Effect on Living Standards Comparisons
    Journal of Globalization and Development, 2017, 8, (1), 25 Downloads View citations (3)

2016

  1. A unified framework for the estimation of intra and inter country food purchasing power parities: India, Indonesia and Vietnam
    Indian Growth and Development Review, 2016, 9, (1), 2-31 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Gender bias in household education expenditure: the case of West Bengal
    Indian Growth and Development Review, 2016, 9, (2), 129-150 Downloads

2015

  1. Estimating Purchasing Power Parities from Household Expenditure Data Using Complete Demand Systems with Application to Living Standards Comparison: India and Vietnam
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2015, 61, (2), 302-328 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Household budget-share distributions and welfare implications: an application of multivariate distributional statistics
    Journal of Applied Statistics, 2015, 42, (12), 2754-2768 Downloads
  3. Preferences, Spatial Prices and Inequality
    Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51, (11), 1488-1501 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. SPATIAL COMPARISONS OF PRICES AND EXPENDITURE IN A HETEROGENEOUS COUNTRY: METHODOLOGY WITH APPLICATION TO INDIA
    Macroeconomic Dynamics, 2015, 19, (5), 931-989 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2014

  1. Decomposition of inter-regional poverty gap in India: a spatial approach
    Empirical Economics, 2014, 46, (1), 65-99 Downloads

2013

  1. Temporal comparisons of prices, expenditure and growth in India: a state-wise analysis
    Indian Growth and Development Review, 2013, 6, (2), 195-211 Downloads

2012

  1. Calculating Rural-Urban Food Price Differentials from Unit Values in Household Expenditure Surveys: A Comparison with Existing Methods and A New Procedure
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2012, 94, (5), 1218-1235 Downloads View citations (32)

2011

  1. District-level poverty estimation: a proposed method
    Journal of Applied Statistics, 2011, 38, (10), 2327-2343 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. ESTIMATING SPATIAL CONSUMER PRICE INDICES THROUGH ENGEL CURVE ANALYSIS
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2011, 57, (1), 138-155 View citations (24)

2009

  1. A characterization of the composite price variable to approximate a price aggregator function in the Quadratic Almost Ideal Demand System
    Economics Bulletin, 2009, 29, (3), 2050-2054 Downloads
  2. DEMAND THRESHOLD, ZERO EXPENDITURE AND HIERARCHICAL MODEL OF CONSUMER DEMAND
    Metroeconomica, 2009, 60, (1), 91-118 Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Millennium Development Goals: Measuring Progress towards their Achievement
    Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 2008, 9, (1), 109-129 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. A TREATMENT OF ABSOLUTE INDICES OF POLARIZATION*
    The Japanese Economic Review, 2007, 58, (2), 273-293 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2006

  1. Impact of Unequal Sharing of Household Resources on Poverty measurement: A Study of Four Indian States
    Indian Economic Review, 2006, 41, (2), 113-127

2005

  1. Measuring Human Poverty: A Generalized Index and an Application Using Basic Dimensions of Life and Some Anthropometric Indicators
    Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 2005, 6, (3), 275-299 Downloads View citations (12)

2004

  1. A Method of Calculating Regional Consumer Price Differentials with Illustrative Evidence from India
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2004, 50, (1), 51-68 Downloads View citations (27)

2003

  1. Relative cost of children: the case of rural Maharashtra, India
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2003, 25, (1), 61-76 Downloads

2001

  1. Inequality, Polarisation and Welfare: Theory and Applications
    Australian Economic Papers, 2001, 40, (1), 1-13 Downloads View citations (57)

1996

  1. Achievement and improvement in living standards
    Journal of Development Economics, 1996, 50, (1), 189-195 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Achievement and improvement in living standards—An empirical analysis
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 1996, 37, (3), 269-280 Downloads View citations (7)

1995

  1. Patterns of inter- and intra-regional inequality: A socio-economic approach
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 1995, 34, (3), 325-338 Downloads View citations (6)

1992

  1. Measuring Income Responses: A Log-Quadratic Demand Model for Consumers in India
    Empirical Economics, 1992, 17, (2), 315-21

1990

  1. Distribution of Personal Income: Development of a New Model and Its Application to U.S. Income Data
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 1990, 5, (2), 189-96 Downloads View citations (35)

1988

  1. A note on optimal commodity taxation in India
    Economics Letters, 1988, 27, (2), 167-171 Downloads View citations (6)

1987

  1. A System of Demand Equations Based on Price Independent Generalized Linearity
    International Economic Review, 1987, 28, (1), 213-28 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Use of Pooled Data- An Empirical Note on Demand Analysis
    Indian Economic Review, 1987, 22, (1), 79-93
 
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