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Working Papers

2019

  1. Doing business in a deals world - The doubly false premise of rules reform
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads
  2. Politicians and their promises in an uncertain world: Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment in India
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
    Also in The School of Economics Discussion Paper Series, Economics, The University of Manchester (2018) Downloads
  3. The corruption growth relationship: Do political institutions matter?
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
  4. Will South Asia achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030? Learning from the MDGs experience
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads

2018

  1. Is there a fiscal resource curse? Resource rents, fiscal capacity and political institutions
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Transitions between growth episodes: Do institutions matter and do some institutions matter more?
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads
  3. Was Kuznets Right? New evidence on the relationship between structural transformation and inequality
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads
  4. What determines administrative capacity in developing countries?
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Tax and Public Finance (2019)

2017

  1. Beyond poverty escapes – social mobility in the Global South: A survey article
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads
  2. Do Agricultural Marketing Laws Matter for Rural Growth? Evidence from the Indian States
    Discussion Paper Series, Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Do economic institutions matter for growth episodes?
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads

2016

  1. Democracy Versus Dictatorship? The Political Determinants of Growth Episodes
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2016) Downloads
  2. How do political institutions affect fiscal capacity? Explaining taxation in developing economies
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Institutional Economics (2019)
  3. Is Partisan Alignment Electorally Rewarding? Evidence from Village Council Elections in India
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2016) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Rags to riches? Intergenerational occupational mobility in India
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads
  5. The Determinants of Structural Transformation in Asia: A Review of the Literature
    ADB Economics Working Paper Series, Asian Development Bank Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Industrialisation, Employment and Poverty
    Departmental Working Papers, The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Welfare Implications of India's Employment Guarantee Programme with a Wage Payment Delay
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEGAP Working Papers, Durham University Business School (2015) Downloads View citations (2)

2014

  1. Governance as a global development goal? Setting, measuring and monitoring the Post-2015 Development Agenda
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Global Policy (2015)
  2. Revisiting the Great Indian Poverty Debate: Measurement, Patterns, and Determinants
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (7)
  3. The political economy of economic growth in India, 1993-2013
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Trillions Gained and Lost: Estimating the Magnitude of Growth Episodes
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2014) Downloads
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2013) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Modelling (2016)

2013

  1. Governance and Development Outcomes in Asia
    ADB Economics Working Paper Series, Asian Development Bank Downloads

2012

  1. Is Caste Destiny? Occupational Diversification among Dalits in Rural India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2012) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in The European Journal of Development Research (2017)
  2. Measurement and evolution of state capacity: exploring a lesser known aspect of governance
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Monitoring Costs, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Manchester School (2016)
  4. On the colonial origins of agricultural development in India: a re-examination of Banerjee and Iyer, ‘History, institutions and economic performance’
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2013)
  5. The Puzzling Decline in Rural Women's Labor Force Participation in India: A Reexamination
    GIGA Working Papers, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies Downloads View citations (21)
  6. The political dynamics of economic growth
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2013)
  7. What Determines the Share of Labour in National Income? A Cross-Country Analysis
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (23)

2010

  1. Does the institution of State Business Relations matter for Firm Performance? – A study of Indian Manufacturing
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Is household income diversification a means of survival or a means of accumulation? Panel data evidence from Tanzania
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (11)
  3. Organized versus Unorganized Manufacturing Performance in India in the Post-Reform Period
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (19)
  4. Rain, Rain, Go Away? The Investment Climate, State Business Relations and Firm Performance in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  5. State business relations and manufacturing productivity growth in India
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Trade openness, labour institutions and flexibilisation: theory and evidence from India
    Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2013)

2009

  1. Job recruitment networks and migration to cities in India
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2009)

2008

  1. International Trade and Manufacturing Employment Outcomes in India: A Comparative Study
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (4)
  2. PRIVATE SAVING IN INDIA AND MALAYSIA COMPARED: THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL LIBERALIZATION AND EXPECTED PENSION BENEFITS
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Empirical Economics (2011)
  3. Was the Mandal Commission Right? Living Standard Differences between Backward Classes and Other Social Groups in India
    CEDI Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University Downloads
    Also in Global Development Institute Working Paper Series, GDI, The University of Manchester (2008) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2008) Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Poverty in Rural India: Ethnicity and Caste
    Departmental Working Papers, Rutgers University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)

2002

  1. Caste, Ethnicity and Poverty in Rural India
    Departmental Working Papers, Rutgers University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (28)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2002) Downloads View citations (10)

2001

  1. THE DETERMINANTS OF PRIVATE SAVING IN INDIA
    ASARC Working Papers, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics (2001) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2004)

1996

  1. Processed Food Exports from Developing Countries: Patterns and Determinants
    Trade and Development, Australian National University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics (1996) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in Food Policy (1998)
  2. REFORMS AND INVESTMENT IN INDIA
    Departmental Working Papers, The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Trade and Development, Australian National University, Department of Economics (1996) Downloads
  3. Trade Liberalization and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing
    Trade and Development, Australian National University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Departmental Working Papers, The Australian National University, Arndt-Corden Department of Economics (1996) Downloads View citations (14)

1994

  1. Political Budget Cycles in India
    Working Papers, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research- View citations (2)

1993

  1. A Flow of Funds Model for India and Its Implications
    Working Papers, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research-
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Modeling (1996)

1991

  1. Changes in Saving-Rate and its Implications for Growth
    Working Papers, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research-
  2. The Use of the Statutory Liquidity Ratio for Resource Mobilisation and "financial disintermediation"
    Working Papers, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research-
  3. Trade Unions Bargaining, Privatization and Adjustment Measures
    Working Papers, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research- View citations (2)

Undated

  1. Towards Inclusive Financial Development for Achieving the MDGs in Asia and the Pacific
    MPDD Working Paper Series, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Downloads

Journal Articles

2019

  1. How do political institutions affect fiscal capacity? Explaining taxation in developing economies
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2019, 15, (2), 351-380 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. Kuznets Revisited: What Do We Know about the Relationship between Structural Transformation and Inequality?
    Asian Development Review, 2019, 36, (1), 136-167 Downloads
  3. Making a difference in the real world? A meta-analysis of the quality of use-oriented research using the Research Quality Plus approach
    Research Evaluation, 2019, 28, (2), 123-135 Downloads
  4. Structural Transformation around the World: Patterns and Drivers
    Asian Development Review, 2019, 36, (2), 1-31 Downloads
  5. The double trap: Institutions and economic development
    Economic Modelling, 2019, 76, (C), 243-259 Downloads
  6. The elusive quest for high income status—Malaysia and Thailand in the post-crisis years
    Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, 2019, 48, (C), 117-135 Downloads
  7. What Explains the Job Creating Potential of Industrialisation in the Developing World?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2019, 55, (7), 1565-1583 Downloads
  8. What determines administrative capacity in developing countries?
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2019, 26, (5), 972-998 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2018)

2018

  1. How Solidarity Works for Welfare by Prerna Singh, New York, Cambridge University Press, 2016, xix+304 pp., £64.99, ISBN 978-1-107-07005-9
    Journal of Development Studies, 2018, 54, (6), 1096-1097 Downloads
  2. What impedes structural transformation in Asia?
    Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Journal, 2018, 25, (1), 1-35 Downloads

2017

  1. Does Institutional Quality Matter for Firm Performance? Evidence from India
    South Asia Economic Journal, 2017, 18, (2), 184-213 Downloads
  2. Is Caste Destiny? Occupational Diversification among Dalits in Rural India
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2017, 29, (2), 476-492 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. The Decline in the Labour Force Participation of Rural Women in India: Taking a Long-Run View
    The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, 2017, 60, (4), 589-612 Downloads
  4. The location choice of US foreign direct investment: how do institutions matter?
    Journal of Institutional Economics, 2017, 13, (2), 401-420 Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Do We See Convergence in Institutions? A Cross-Country Analysis
    Journal of Development Studies, 2016, 52, (2), 166-185 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Monitoring Costs, Credit Constraints and Entrepreneurship
    Manchester School, 2016, 84, (5), 573-599 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Moving out of the bottom of the economy? Constraints to firm transition in the Indian informal manufacturing sector
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2016, 5, (1), 1-20 Downloads
  4. Trillions gained and lost: Estimating the magnitude of growth episodes
    Economic Modelling, 2016, 55, (C), 279-291 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2015

  1. Finance Constraints and Firm Transition in the Informal Sector: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing
    Oxford Development Studies, 2015, 43, (1), 123-143 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Governance as a Global Development Goal? Setting, Measuring and Monitoring the Post-2015 Development Agenda
    Global Policy, 2015, 6, (2), 85-96 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Growth versus distribution: revisiting the trade-off
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2015, 7, (4), 471-483 Downloads
  4. Joyful learning? The effects of a school intervention on learning outcomes in Karnataka
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2015, 40, (C), 183-195 Downloads
  5. MEASUREMENT, EVOLUTION, DETERMINANTS, AND CONSEQUENCES OF STATE CAPACITY: A REVIEW OF RECENT RESEARCH
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 2015, 29, (3), 441-458 Downloads View citations (18)

2014

  1. Aid Categories that Foster Pro-Poor Growth: The Case of Sierra Leone
    African Development Review, 2014, 26, (2), 416-429 Downloads View citations (44)
  2. Inclusive Growth: When May We Expect It? When May We Not?
    Asian Development Review, 2014, 31, (1), 136-162 Downloads

2013

  1. Do effective state–business relations matter for firm performance? A study of Indian manufacturing
    Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 2013, 18, (4), 654-672 Downloads
  2. Institution of State–Business Relation and Its Impact on Manufacturing Productivity Growth in India: A Post-reform Analysis
    South Asia Economic Journal, 2013, 14, (1), 83-108 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Looking for a break: Identifying transitions in growth regimes
    Journal of Macroeconomics, 2013, 38, (PB), 151-166 Downloads View citations (31)
  4. On the Colonial Origins of Agricultural Development in India: A Re-examination of Banerjee and Iyer, 'History, Institutions and Economic Performance'
    Journal of Development Studies, 2013, 49, (12), 1631-1646 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  5. The Political Dynamics of Economic Growth
    World Development, 2013, 47, (C), 71-86 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  6. The effects of economic reforms on manufacturing dualism: Evidence from India
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2013, 41, (4), 1240-1262 Downloads View citations (6)
  7. Theme: Macro and micro dimensions of manufacturing performance in India
    Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 2013, 18, (4), 632-633 Downloads
  8. Trade openness, labour institutions and flexibilisation: Theory and evidence from India
    Labour Economics, 2013, 24, (C), 180-195 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2012

  1. Did International Trade Destroy or Create Jobs in Indian Manufacturing&quest
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2012, 24, (3), 359-381 Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. A diagnostics approach to economic growth and employment policy in low income economies: The case of Kosovo
    Journal of International Development, 2011, 23, (1), 132-154 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Do Effective State Business Relations Matter for Economic Growth? Evidence from Indian States
    World Development, 2011, 39, (9), 1542-1557 Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Private saving in India and Malaysia compared: the roles of financial liberalization and expected pension benefits
    Empirical Economics, 2011, 41, (2), 247-267 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Rain, rain, go away? The investment climate, state–business relations and firm performance in India
    International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, 2011, 4, (2), 172-186 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. “Don't mourn; organize” institutions and organizations in the politics and economics of growth and poverty‐reduction
    Journal of International Development, 2011, 23, (3), 319-337 Downloads

2010

  1. Corporate borrowing and profitability in India
    Managerial and Decision Economics, 2010, 31, (1), 33-45 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Formal and Informal Institutions in a Transition Economy: The Case of Vietnam
    World Development, 2010, 38, (11), 1603-1615 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. India: The Political Economy of Growth, Stagnation and the State, 1951-2000
    Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46, (3), 599-601 Downloads
  4. The Informal Sector in India
    Journal of South Asian Development, 2010, 5, (1), 1-13 Downloads View citations (6)

2009

  1. International Trade and Manufacturing Employment: Is India following the Footsteps of Asia or Africa?
    Review of Development Economics, 2009, 13, (4), 765-777 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Job Recruitment Networks and Migration to Cities in India
    Journal of Development Studies, 2009, 45, (4), 522-543 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. State Business Relations and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Journal of Development Studies, 2009, 45, (8), 1267-1283 Downloads View citations (14)

2008

  1. POVERTY IN RURAL INDIA: CASTE AND TRIBE
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2008, 54, (1), 50-70 Downloads View citations (52)
  2. Trade policy and wage inequality: evidence from Indian manufacturing
    Indian Growth and Development Review, 2008, 1, (2), 147-171 Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Chronic poverty and development policy in India, edited by Aasha Kapur Mehta and Andrew Shepherd (New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2006, pp. 408)
    Journal of International Development, 2007, 19, (7), 1021-1022 Downloads
  2. India Policy Forum, Volume 1, 2004 ‐ edited by SUMAN BERY, BARRY BOSWORTH and ARVIND PANAGARIYA
    The World Economy, 2007, 30, (4), 706-708 Downloads
  3. The debt wish: Rent seeking by business groups and the structure of corporate borrowing in India
    Public Choice, 2007, 130, (1), 209-223 Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. International Trade and Manufacturing Employment in the South: Four Country Case Studies
    Oxford Development Studies, 2006, 34, (3), 299-322 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Probit with heteroscedasticity: an application to Indian poverty analysis
    Applied Economics Letters, 2006, 13, (11), 699-707 Downloads View citations (1)

2005

  1. Survey of recent developments
    Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 2005, 41, (3), 279-304 Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. Economic Policy Reforms and the Indian Economy: Anne O. Krueger (Ed.), University of Chicago
    Journal of Asian Economics, 2004, 14, (6), 971-973 Downloads
  2. The Determinants of Private Saving in India
    World Development, 2004, 32, (3), 491-503 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. The labour market effects of globalization in Kenya
    Journal of International Development, 2004, 16, (1), 29-43 Downloads View citations (9)

2003

  1. What has luck got to do with it? A regional analysis of poverty and agricultural growth in rural India
    Journal of Development Studies, 2003, 40, (1), 1-31 Downloads View citations (27)

2002

  1. Does the source of financing matter? Financial markets, financial intermediaries and investment in India
    Journal of International Development, 2002, 14, (2), 211-228 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. How Integrated Were Foreign Exchange Markets in the Asia-Pacific Region in the Past?: Evidence from the Parallel Market
    Journal of Economic Integration, 2002, 17, 724-744
  3. Trade Policy, Equipment Investment and Growth in India
    Oxford Development Studies, 2002, 30, (3), 317-331 Downloads View citations (3)

2001

  1. Equity market linkages in the Asia Pacific region: A comparison of the orthogonalised and generalised VAR approaches
    Global Finance Journal, 2001, 12, (1), 1-33 Downloads View citations (46)
  2. Outward Orientation, Investment and Finance Constraints: A Study of Indian Firms
    Journal of Development Studies, 2001, 37, (4), 133-149 Downloads View citations (34)

2000

  1. The business cycle, market structure and mark-ups: an Indian case study
    Applied Economics Letters, 2000, 7, (4), 251-254 Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Competitive Pressures From Trade Exposure: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing
    Indian Economic Review, 1999, 34, (2), 113-126 View citations (2)

1998

  1. Processed food exports from developing countries: patterns and determinants
    Food Policy, 1998, 23, (1), 41-54 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1997

  1. Internal Migration, Center-State Grants, and Economic Growth in the States of India: A Comment on Cashin and Sahay
    IMF Staff Papers, 1997, 44, (2), 283-288 Downloads View citations (2)

1996

  1. A flow of funds model for India and its implications
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1996, 18, (5), 469-494 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1995

  1. Measuring persistence in industrial output: The Indian case
    Journal of Development Economics, 1995, 48, (1), 25-41 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Determination of Industrial Prices in India: A Post Keynesian Approach
    Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 1995, 18, (1), 29-52 Downloads View citations (4)

1990

  1. The Sunspot Theorists and Keynes
    Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 1990, 12, (4), 564-571 Downloads

Edited books

2016

  1. The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. The Politics of Inclusive Development: Interrogating the Evidence
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (3)

2013

  1. Institutions and Governance in Developing Countries, vol Two volume set
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

Chapters

2012

  1. Accounting Standards and Capital Market Development
    Chapter 8 in Handbook of Accounting and Development, 2012 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. The Relationship between Debt Structure and Firm Performance in India
    Chapter 5 in Corporate Governance and Development, 2009 Downloads
 
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