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Working Papers

2019

  1. Hunger and Performance in the Classroom
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads

2018

  1. Child Labor and Schooling Decisions among Self-Help Groups Members in Rural India
    Working Papers, HAL Downloads
  2. The Measurement and Mismeasurement of Social Difference
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads

2017

  1. Caste Connections and Government Transfers: The Mahadalits of Bihar
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics (2017) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Improving Learning Outcomes through Information Provision: Evidence from Indian Villages
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Poverty Targeting Through Public Goods
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics (2017) Downloads
  4. Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Micro-finance in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers, University of Namur, Department of Economics (2011) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics (2017) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2019)

2016

  1. Group Inequality in Democracies: Lessons from Cross-National Experiences
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics (2016) Downloads
  2. Student Responses to the Changing Content of School Meals in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics (2016) Downloads
  3. The Mixture as Before? Student Responses to the Changing Content of School Meals in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads

2015

  1. A Behaviour-based Approach to the Estimation of Poverty in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2013) Downloads View citations (5)
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics (2013) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Scandinavian Journal of Economics (2019)
  2. CASTE, CORRUPTION AND POLITICAL COMPETITION IN INDIA
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Research in Economics (2015)
  3. STATE AND DISTRICT BOUNDARY CHANGES IN INDIA-(1961-2001)
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2015) Downloads View citations (3)
  4. THE IMPACT OF TEMPERATURE ON PRODUCTIVITY AND LABOR SUPPLY - EVIDENCE FROM INDIAN MANUFACTURING
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India (2015) Downloads View citations (8)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2014) Downloads View citations (20)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2015) Downloads View citations (10)

2014

  1. Group Lending and Endogenous Social Sanctions
    Studies in Economics, School of Economics, University of Kent Downloads
  2. Incorporating Public Good Availability into the Measurement of Poverty
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads

2013

  1. Repayment and Exclusion in a Microfinance Experiment
    Monash Economics Working Papers, Monash University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2017)

2012

  1. AID AND AGENCY IN AFRICA EXPLAINING FOOD DISBURSEMENTS ACROSS ETHIOPIAN HOUSEHOLDS, 1994-2004
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2014)

2011

  1. Lifting the Veil: The Face of TFP in an Indian Rail Mill
    CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Downloads
  2. Repayment incentives and the distribution of gains from group lending
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2013)

2010

  1. Back on the Rails -- Competition and Productivity in State-owned Industry
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2010) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2013)
  2. Quantifying Spatial Mislocation in Centrally Provided Public Goods
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2008)

2009

  1. MAPPING INDIAN DISTRICTS ACROSS CENSUS YEARS, 1971-2001
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2009) Downloads View citations (16)
  2. PUBLIC GOODS ACCESS AND JUVENILE SEX RATIOS IN RURAL INDIA: EVIDENCE FROM THE 1991 AND 2001 VILLAGE CENSUS DATA
    Working Papers, University of California at Riverside, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in ADB Economics Working Paper Series, Asian Development Bank (2009) Downloads
  3. Racial Inequality and Segregation Measures: Some Evidence from the 2000 Census
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Black Political Economy (2009)

2008

  1. The Demand for Disadvantage
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Poverty targeting in public programs: A comparison of some nonparametric tests and their application to Indian microfinance
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Public Action for Public Goods
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Chapter (2008)

2005

  1. Is skill-biased technological change here yet ? Evidence from Indian manufacturing in the 1990
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Chapter (2010)
    Journal Article in Annals of Economics and Statistics (2005)

2004

  1. Inequality and segregation
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India Downloads View citations (52)
    Also in Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India (2002) Downloads View citations (5)
    Microeconomics, University Library of Munich, Germany (2001) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2004)
  2. Patronage in public administration: Presidential connections, position assignments and the performance of Korean public prosecutors, 1992-2000
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India Downloads
  3. Poverty targeting in public programs: A comparison of alternative nonparametric methods
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Quantifying spatial misallocaton in centrally provided public goods
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2008)
  5. The political economy of public goods: Some evidence from India
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2007)

2003

  1. Identifying targeting with nonparametric methods: An application to an Indian microfinance program
    Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India Downloads

2001

  1. Racial Income Disparities and the Measurement of Segregation
    Urban/Regional, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. Designing effective transfers: Lessons from India’s school meal program
    Review of Development Economics, 2020, 24, (1), 45-61 Downloads

2019

  1. A Behavior‐Based Approach to the Estimation of Poverty in India
    Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2019, 121, (1), 182-224 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Socially Disadvantaged Groups and Microfinance in India
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2019, 67, (3), 537 - 569 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2018

  1. Editorial Introduction
    JODE - Journal of Demographic Economics, 2018, 84, (1), 1-2 Downloads

2017

  1. Repayment and exclusion in a microfinance experiment
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2017, 137, (C), 176-190 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2015

  1. Caste, corruption and political competition in India
    Research in Economics, 2015, 69, (3), 336-352 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Aid and agency in Africa: Explaining food disbursements across Ethiopian households, 1994–2004
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 108, (C), 128-137 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2013

  1. Back on the Rails: Competition and Productivity in State-Owned Industry
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5, (1), 136-62 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Repayment incentives and the distribution of gains from group lending
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 105, (C), 131-139 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

2011

  1. The application of nonparametric tests to poverty targeting
    Economics Letters, 2011, 113, (1), 58-61 Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Racial Inequality and Segregation Measures: Some Evidence from the 2000 Census
    The Review of Black Political Economy, 2009, 36, (2), 79-91 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2008

  1. Microfinance Lifespans: A Study of Attrition and Exclusion in Self-Help Groups in India
    India Policy Forum, 2008, 4, (1), 159-210 Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in India Policy Forum, 2007, 4, (1), 159-210 (2007) Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Quantifying spatial misallocation in centrally provided public goods
    Economics Letters, 2008, 98, (2), 201-206 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
    Working Paper (2010)
  3. Social Science Knowledge and Economic Development: An Institutional Design Perspective
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2008, 90, (2), 574-576 Downloads

2007

  1. The political economy of public goods: Some evidence from India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 82, (2), 287-314 Downloads View citations (179)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2005

  1. History, Social Divisions, and Public Goods in Rural India
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005, 3, (2-3), 639-647 Downloads View citations (102)
  2. Is Skill Biased Technological Change Here Yet? Evidence from India Manufacturing in the 1990's
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2005, (79-80), 299-321 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
    Chapter (2010)

2004

  1. Inequality and Segregation
    Journal of Political Economy, 2004, 112, (6), 1296-1321 Downloads View citations (52)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2001

  1. A Simple Model of Voice
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116, (1), 189-227 Downloads View citations (51)

1998

  1. School heterogeneity, human capital accumulation, and standards
    Journal of Public Economics, 1998, 67, (3), 369-397 Downloads View citations (4)

Chapters

2010

  1. Is Skill Biased Technological Change Here Yet? Evidence from India Manufacturing in the 1990s
    A chapter in Contributions in Memory of Zvi Griliches, 2010, pp 299-321
    See also Working Paper (2005)
    Journal Article in Annals of Economics and Statistics (2005)

2008

  1. Public Action for Public Goods
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
 
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