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Homepage:http://www.surrey.ac.uk/sbs/people/sarmistha_pal/
Phone:+44-183-686354
Postal address:Management School Building Faculty of Business, Economics and Law University of Surrey Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
Workplace:Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Surrey Business School, University of Surrey, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2022

  1. Corporate Disclosure, Compliance and Consequences: Evidence from Russia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2022) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Corporate disclosure, compliance and consequences: evidence from Russia, The European Journal of Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals (2022) Downloads (2022)

2021

  1. Democratisation under Diversity: Theory and Evidence from Indonesian Communities
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent (2020) Downloads
  2. Land Ceiling Legislations, Land Acquisition and De-industrialisation: Theory and Evidence from the Indian States
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2020

  1. Do Compulsory Schooling Laws Always Work? A Study of Youth Crime in Brazilian Municipalities
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2018

  1. Touch Thee Not: Group Conflict, Caste Power, and Untouchability in Rural India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article Touch thee not: Group conflict, caste power and untouchability in rural India, Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (4) (2021)

2017

  1. Dual Practice by Health Workers: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia
    Working Papers, Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2017) Downloads View citations (7)

2016

  1. Absence of Altruism? Female Disadvantage in Private School Enrolment in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article Absence of Altruism? Female Disadvantage in Private School Enrollment in India, World Development, Elsevier (2016) Downloads View citations (8) (2016)
  2. Evolution of Capital Structure in East Asia: Corporate Inertia or Endeavours?
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University (2008) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Evolution of capital structure in east Asia—corporate inertia or endeavours?, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, Royal Statistical Society (2010) Downloads View citations (7) (2010)
  3. Public Infrastructure, Location of Private Schools and Primary School Attainment in an Emerging Economy
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article Public infrastructure, location of private schools and primary school attainment in an emerging economy, Economics of Education Review, Elsevier (2010) Downloads View citations (28) (2010)
  4. Regulation and Firm Value: Curious Case of Transparency and Disclosure Laws in Russia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Impact of Hospital Delivery on Child Mortality: An Analysis of Adolescent Mothers in Bangladesh
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Impact of hospital delivery on child mortality: An analysis of adolescent mothers in Bangladesh, Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier (2015) Downloads View citations (5) (2015)

2014

  1. In 'Trusts' We Trust: Socially Motivated Private Schools in Nepal
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Corruption, Networking and Foreign Ownership: Recent Evidence from CEE Countries
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Does Corporate Governance Reform Necessarily Boost Firm Performance? Recent Evidence from Russia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University (2011) Downloads
  2. Fiscal Decentralisation, Local Institutions and Public Goods Provision: Evidence from Indonesia
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article Fiscal decentralisation, local institutions and public good provision: evidence from Indonesia, Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier (2017) Downloads View citations (8) (2017)
  3. When does leverage hurt productivity growth? A firm-level analysis
    Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers), HAL View citations (63)
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2012) View citations (59)

    See also Journal Article When does leverage hurt productivity growth? A firm-level analysis, Journal of International Money and Finance, Elsevier (2012) Downloads View citations (58) (2012)

2011

  1. Optimal Leverage and Firm Performance: An Endogenous Threshold Analysis
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Reforms, Growth and Persistence of Gender Gap: Recent Evidence from Private School Enrolment in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The Value of Business Networks in Emerging Economies: An Analysis of Firms' External Financing Opportunities
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Bridging the Gap? Corruption, Knowledge and Foreign Ownership
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Can Private School Growth Foster Universal Literacy? Panel Evidence from Indian Districts
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Excess Leverage and Productivity Growth in Emerging Economies: Is There A Threshold Effect?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Fiscal Decentralization and Development: How Crucial is Local Politics?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. The Value of Business Networks; an Analysis of Firm Financing in Transition Economies
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Public Infrastructure, Location of Private Schools and Quality of Schooling in an Emerging Economy
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University Downloads
  2. Understanding Poverty among the Elderly in India: Implications for Social Pension Policy
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article Understanding Poverty among the Elderly in India: Implications for Social Pension Policy, Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals (2011) Downloads View citations (16) (2011)

2007

  1. Birth Spacing, Fertility Selection and Child Survival: Analysis Using a Correlated Hazard Model
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University (2007) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article Birth spacing, fertility selection and child survival: Analysis using a correlated hazard model, Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier (2008) Downloads View citations (8) (2008)
  2. Early Childbirth, Health Inputs and Child Mortality: Recent Evidence from Bangladesh
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University (2007) Downloads View citations (3)
    HEW, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Effects of Intergenerational Transfers on Elderly Coresidence with Adult Children: Evidence from Rural India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Elite Dominance and Under-Investment in Mass Education: Disparity in the Social Development of the Indian States, 1960-92
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. How Does Ownership Structure Affect Capital Structure and Firm Value? Recent Evidence from East Asia
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University Downloads View citations (29)

2006

  1. Elderly Health, Wealth and Co-residence with Adult Children in Rural India
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economics and Finance Discussion Papers, Economics and Finance Section, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University (2006) Downloads
  2. How Does Ownership Structure Affect Capital Structure and Firm Performance? Recent Evidence from East Asia
    Economics and Finance Discussion Papers, Economics and Finance Section, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University Downloads
  3. OLD AGE POVERTY IN THE INDIAN STATES: WHAT DO THE HOUSEHOLD DATA TELL US?
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Economics and Finance Discussion Papers, Economics and Finance Section, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University (2006) Downloads
  4. Understanding the Effects of Siblings on Child Mortality: Evidence from India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in HEW, University Library of Munich, Germany (2005) Downloads View citations (2)
    Economics and Finance Discussion Papers, Economics and Finance Section, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Understanding the effects of siblings on child mortality: evidence from India, Journal of Population Economics, Springer (2008) Downloads View citations (9) (2008)

2005

  1. Birth Spacing and Child Survival: Comparative Evidence from India and Pakistan*
    Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. DO EXTERNAL FUNDS YIELD LOWER RETURNS? RECENT EVIDENCE FROM EAST ASIAN ECONOMIES
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article Do external funds yield lower returns?: Recent evidence from East Asian economies, Journal of Asian Economics, Elsevier (2006) Downloads View citations (2) (2006)
  3. Dynamic Adjustment of Corporate Leverage: Is there a lesson to learn from the Recent Asian Crisis?
    Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    Also in Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany (2004) Downloads
  4. How Ownership Structure Affects Capital Structure and Firm Performance? Recent Evidence from East Asia
    Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany (2005) Downloads View citations (5)
    Finance, University Library of Munich, Germany (2005) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. OLD AGE POVERTY IN THE INDIAN STATES: WHAT THE HOUSEHOLD DATA CAN SAY?
    Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (6)

2004

  1. Do Children Act As Old Age Security In Rural India? Evidence From An Analysis Of Elderly Living Arrangements
    Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2004, Royal Economic Society Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Understanding the Effects of Sibling Composition on Child
    Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Child Schooling in Peru: Evidence From A Sequential Analysis of School Progression
    Labor and Demography, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article Child schooling in Peru: Evidence from a sequential analysis of school progression, Journal of Population Economics, Springer (2004) Downloads View citations (16) (2004)
  2. How Much of the Gender Difference in Child School Enrolment Can Be Explained? Evidence from Rural India
    HEW, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article How Much of the Gender Difference in Child School Enrolment Can Be Explained? Evidence from Rural India, Bulletin of Economic Research, Wiley Blackwell (2004) Downloads View citations (21) (2004)
  3. Relationships between consumption and inequality in the Indian states
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  4. The effect of inequality on growth: Theory and evidence from the Indian states
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article The Effect of Inequality on Growth: Theory and Evidence from the Indian States, Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell (2004) Downloads View citations (10) (2004)

2000

  1. On Regional Inequality and Growth in India: Theory and Evidence
    Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers, Econometric Society Downloads

Undated

  1. Equity versus Efficiency Considerations: Land Allocation in China under Household Responsibility System
    Discussion Papers, Department of Economics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth View citations (1)
  2. Farm Size and Hoarding Costs: Modelling Farms' Choice of Labour Contracts for Indian Agriculture. Revised version
    Discussion Papers, Department of Economics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Compulsory Schooling Laws, Overcrowding, and Youth Crime: A Quasi-Experimental Study of Brazilian Municipalities
    Journal of Development Studies, 2023, 59, (10), 1589-1607 Downloads

2022

  1. Corporate disclosure, compliance and consequences: evidence from Russia
    The European Journal of Finance, 2022, 28, (17), 1770-1802 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Corporate Disclosure, Compliance and Consequences: Evidence from Russia, IZA Discussion Papers (2022) Downloads (2022)
  2. Ethnic Diversity, Social Norms and Elite Capture: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia
    Economica, 2022, 89, (356), 947-996 Downloads

2021

  1. Touch thee not: Group conflict, caste power and untouchability in rural India
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2021, 49, (2), 442-466 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Touch Thee Not: Group Conflict, Caste Power, and Untouchability in Rural India, IZA Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads (2018)

2019

  1. Enhancing Excellence: Socially Motivated Private Schools of Nepal
    Journal of Development Studies, 2019, 55, (5), 765-785 Downloads View citations (1)

2018

  1. Private information, institutional distance, and the failure of cross-border acquisitions: Evidence from the banking sector in Central and Eastern Europe
    Journal of World Business, 2018, 53, (4), 504-513 Downloads View citations (16)

2017

  1. Fiscal decentralisation, local institutions and public good provision: evidence from Indonesia
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2017, 45, (2), 383-409 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper Fiscal Decentralisation, Local Institutions and Public Goods Provision: Evidence from Indonesia, IZA Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (2) (2012)

2016

  1. Absence of Altruism? Female Disadvantage in Private School Enrollment in India
    World Development, 2016, 85, (C), 105-125 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper Absence of Altruism? Female Disadvantage in Private School Enrolment in India, IZA Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (9) (2016)

2015

  1. Impact of hospital delivery on child mortality: An analysis of adolescent mothers in Bangladesh
    Social Science & Medicine, 2015, 143, (C), 194-203 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Impact of Hospital Delivery on Child Mortality: An Analysis of Adolescent Mothers in Bangladesh, IZA Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (5) (2015)

2013

  1. Does business networking boost firms’ external financing opportunities? Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe
    Applied Financial Economics, 2013, 23, (5), 415-432 Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. POVERTY, ELITE HETEROGENEITY, AND THE ALLOCATION OF PUBLIC SPENDING: PANEL EVIDENCE FROM THE INDIAN STATES
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2012, 58, (1), 51-78 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. When does leverage hurt productivity growth? A firm-level analysis
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 2012, 31, (6), 1674-1694 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper When does leverage hurt productivity growth? A firm-level analysis, Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) (2012) View citations (63) (2012)

2011

  1. Understanding Poverty among the Elderly in India: Implications for Social Pension Policy
    Journal of Development Studies, 2011, 47, (7), 1017-1037 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper Understanding Poverty among the Elderly in India: Implications for Social Pension Policy, IZA Discussion Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (12) (2008)

2010

  1. Does ownership structure of emerging-market firms affect their outward FDI? The case of the Indian automotive and pharmaceutical sectors
    Journal of International Business Studies, 2010, 41, (3), 437-450 Downloads View citations (122)
  2. Evolution of capital structure in east Asia—corporate inertia or endeavours?
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2010, 173, (1), 1-29 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper Evolution of Capital Structure in East Asia: Corporate Inertia or Endeavours?, Working Papers (2016) Downloads (2016)
  3. Public infrastructure, location of private schools and primary school attainment in an emerging economy
    Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29, (5), 783-794 Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Working Paper Public Infrastructure, Location of Private Schools and Primary School Attainment in an Emerging Economy, Working Papers (2016) Downloads (2016)

2008

  1. Birth spacing, fertility selection and child survival: Analysis using a correlated hazard model
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (3), 690-705 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper Birth Spacing, Fertility Selection and Child Survival: Analysis Using a Correlated Hazard Model, IZA Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (3) (2007)
  2. Understanding the effects of siblings on child mortality: evidence from India
    Journal of Population Economics, 2008, 21, (4), 877-902 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper Understanding the Effects of Siblings on Child Mortality: Evidence from India, IZA Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (3) (2006)

2007

  1. How does ownership structure affect capital structure and firm value? Recent evidence from East Asia1
    The Economics of Transition, 2007, 15, (3), 535-573 Downloads View citations (26)
  2. Symposium on Corporate governance
    The Economics of Transition, 2007, 15, (3), 429-432 Downloads View citations (2)

2006

  1. Do external funds yield lower returns?: Recent evidence from East Asian economies
    Journal of Asian Economics, 2006, 17, (1), 171-188 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper DO EXTERNAL FUNDS YIELD LOWER RETURNS? RECENT EVIDENCE FROM EAST ASIAN ECONOMIES, Development and Comp Systems (2005) Downloads (2005)

2004

  1. Child schooling in Peru: Evidence from a sequential analysis of school progression
    Journal of Population Economics, 2004, 17, (4), 657-680 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper Child Schooling in Peru: Evidence From A Sequential Analysis of School Progression, Labor and Demography (2003) Downloads (2003)
  2. How Much of the Gender Difference in Child School Enrolment Can Be Explained? Evidence from Rural India
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 2004, 56, (2), 133-158 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper How Much of the Gender Difference in Child School Enrolment Can Be Explained? Evidence from Rural India, HEW (2003) Downloads View citations (3) (2003)
  3. Relationships between Household Consumption and Inequality in the Indian States
    Journal of Development Studies, 2004, 40, (5), 65-90 Downloads View citations (8)
  4. The Effect of Inequality on Growth: Theory and Evidence from the Indian States
    Review of Development Economics, 2004, 8, (1), 164-177 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper The effect of inequality on growth: Theory and evidence from the Indian states, Development and Comp Systems (2003) Downloads View citations (1) (2003)

2003

  1. On Public Investment, the Real Exchange Rate and Growth: Some Empirical Evidence from the UK and the USA
    Manchester School, 2003, 71, (3), 242-264 Downloads

2002

  1. Household sectoral choice and effective demand for rural credit in India
    Applied Economics, 2002, 34, (14), 1743-1755 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Segmentation of Rural Labour Contracts: Some Further Evidence
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 2002, 54, (2), 151-80 View citations (4)

2001

  1. The East Asian crisis and financing corporate investment: is there a cause for concern?
    Journal of Asian Economics, 2001, 12, (4), 507-527 Downloads View citations (17)

2000

  1. Determinants of occupational change and mobility in rural India
    Applied Economics, 2000, 32, (12), 1559-1573 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Economic reform and household welfare in rural China: evidence from household survey data
    Journal of International Development, 2000, 12, (2), 187-206 View citations (1)

1999

  1. An Analysis of Childhood Malnutrition in Rural India: Role of Gender, Income and Other Household Characteristics
    World Development, 1999, 27, (7), 1151-1171 Downloads View citations (33)
  2. Task-Based Segmentation of Rural Labour Contracts: Theory and Evidence
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1999, 51, (1), 67-94 View citations (2)

1998

  1. A limited-dependent analysis of the choice of regular labour contract in seasonal agriculture
    Applied Economics, 1998, 30, (10), 1347-1359 Downloads

1997

  1. An analysis of declining incidence of regular labour contracts in rural India
    Journal of Development Studies, 1997, 34, (2), 133-155 Downloads View citations (2)

1996

  1. Casual and regular contracts: Workers' self-selection in the rural labour markets in India
    Journal of Development Studies, 1996, 33, (1), 99-116 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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