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Adhvaryu, Achyuta, Prashant Bhardawaj, & Sam Krumholz. (2016). "Early Childhood Development in India: Assessment and Policy Recommendations." India Policy Forum, July 12-13 2016.

Alacevich, Caterina & Alessandro Tarozzi. (2016). "Child Nutritional Status and Intergenerational Transmission of Health: Evidence from India Migrants in England." University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona. Working paper.

Agarwal, Arunika, Alyssa Lubet, Elizabeth Mitgang, Sanjay Mohanty, and David E. Bloom. (2016). "Population Aging in India: Facts, Issues, and Options," PGDA Working Paper No. 132.

Allendorf, K. and Pandian, R. K. (2016). “The Decline of Arranged Marriage? Marital Change and Continuity in India.” Population and Development Review. doi:10.1111/j.1728-4457.2016.00149.x

Atkin, D. (2016). "The caloric costs of culture: Evidence from indian migrants." American Economic Review. 106, (4), 1144-1181.

Awasthi, Kshitij & Kiran K. Bhat. (2016). "High Returns from Higher Education: Effect on Agricultural Income." Economic and Political Weekly, vol. LI, No. 7, pp. 76-78.

Axmann, Nikolaus, Kendal Swanson, & Victor Cuspinera Contreras (2016).  "Caste and Religion-Based Wage Discrimination in the Indian Private Sector: Evidence from the Indian Human Development Survey," in The Review of Black Political Economy, pp 1-11First online: 30 May 2016.

Bhalla, Surjit S. 2016. “Food, Hunger, and Nutrition in India: A Case of Redistributive Failure,” Frontier Issues Brief submitted to the Brookings Institution’s Ending Rural Hunger project. 

Chakrabati, Suman, Avinash Kishore, & Devesh Roy. (2016). "Arbitrage and Corruption in Food Subsidy Programs: Evidence from India’s Public Distribution System." AgEcon: Agriculture and Applied Economics Association Meetings. 2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts.

Chakraborty, Tanika, & Shilpi Kapur Bakshi. (2016). "English language premium: Evidence from a policy experiment in India." Economics of Education Review. 50, 1-16.

Chatterjee, Urmila, Rinku Murgai, Ambar Narayan and Martin Rama. (2016).  "Pathways to Reducing Poverty and Sharing Prosperity in India: Lesson from the Last Two Decades."  © 2016 International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/ The World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington DC 20433.

Corno, Lucia, Nicole Hildebrandt, & Alessandro Voena. (2016). "Weather Shocks, Age of Marriage and the Direction of Marriage Payments," Working Paper n. 40, May 2016, Dipartimento di Economia e Finanza ,Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore.

Dabadge, Ashwini, Ann Josey and Ashok Sreenivas. (2016). "From LPG Connections to Use: Realising Smokeless Kitches for All." Economic and Political Weekly, vol. LI, No. 16, pp.47-50.

Das, Dhiman (2016.) "Enrollment, educational expenditures and work among one-parent children in India." Marriage and Family Review. 52, (1-2), 196-215.

de Onis, Mercedes and Francesco Branca (2016). "Childhood stunting: a global perspective." Maternal & Child Nutrition, 12: 12–26. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12231.

Deshpande, A. and William Darity, Jr. (2016).  "Caste Discrimination in Contemporary India." In Inequality and Growth: Patterns and Policy, Basu, Kaushik, Stiglitz, Joseph E. (Eds.)

Deshpande A.,  Sharma S. (2016). "Disadvantage and discrimination in self-employment: Caste gaps in earnings in Indian small businesses." Small Business Economics. Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 325-346.

Deshpande, A., & Spears, D.. (2016). Who Is the Identifiable Victim? Caste and Charitable Giving in Modern India. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 64(2), 299–321.

Dommaraju, Premchand. (2016.) " Divorce and Separation in India." Population and Development Review forthcoming. [In Press]

Dutta, Satarupa (2016). "The Changing Patterns and Lived Experiences of Women Pursuing Higher Education Post-marriage in India." Journal of International Women's Studies, 17(1), 169-185. Available at:

Gin´e, Xavier and Hanan G. Jacoby (2016). "Contracting under Uncertainty: Groundwater in South India." Development Research Group, The World Bank, 1818 H St. NW, Washington DC, 20433.

Halim, Nafisa, Kathryn M. Yount, and Solveig Cunningham.  (2016).  “Do Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Women Legislators Mean Lower Gender-Caste Gaps in Primary Schooling in India?” in Social Science Research,  doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2016.01.002

Hammer, Jeffrey, and Dean Spears. (2016). "Village Sanitation and Child Health: Effets and External validity in a randomized field experiment in rural India." Journal of Health Economics, online publication date 20 Apr 2016.

Hathi, D., D. Spears, and D. Coffey. (2016). "Can collective action strategies motivate behaviour change to reduce open defecation in rural India?" in Waterlines. Accessed 14 May. Available:

Imai, Katsushi S. and Bilal Malaeb. (2016). "Asia's rural-urban disparity in the context of growing inequality." RIEB Kobe University Discussion Paper Series. DP2016-29.

Iversen, Vegard, Anirudh Krishna, and Kunal Sen. (2016). "Rags to riches? Intergenerational occupational mobility in India." GDI Working Paper 2016-004. Manchester: The University of Manchester.

Jacoby, Hanan G. (2016). "Food prices, wages, and welfare in rural India." Economic Inquiry. 54, (1), 159-176.

Jain, Tarun, Pushkar Maitra, & Subha Mani (2016). “Barriers to Skill Acquisition: Evidence from English Training in India.” IZA Discussion Paper No. 10199.

Kono, Noriko, Aki Suwa, and Sohail Ahmad. (2016). "Smart Cities in Japan and Their Application in Developing Countries" in Low Carbon Urban Infrastructure Investment in Asian Cities, pp. 95-122. Joni Jupesta & Takako Wakiyama (Eds.). Springer.

Krishnaswamy, Sudhir, Kade Finnoff, and Shishir Bail. (2016.) "Measuring Crimes Against Women in India: Moving Beyond Police Recorded Data." Working paper from Azim Premjiun University. Accessed 07 April.

Kumar, Bipul & Piyush Kumar Sinha. (2016). "Understanding expenditure on different commodity groups in Indian households: emerging patterns and policy implications."  International Journal of Indian Culture and Business Management, Volume 13, Issue 1.  Accessed 18 Jul 2016.

Kumar, Kaushalendra. (2016). "Cumulative Incidence of Catastrophic Health Expenditure and its Effect on the Persistence of Poverty in India: Evidence from IHDS Household Followup Survey." Presentation from PAA 2016.

Kumpel, Emily,  and Kara L. Nelson. (2016). "Intermittent water supply: Prevalence, practice, and microbial water quality." Environmental Science and Technology. 50, (2), 542-553.

Lahoti, Rahul, JY Suchitra, and Nema Swaminathan. (2016.) “Not in her name: Women’s Property Ownership in India.” Economic and Political Weekly. 1/31/16 vol LI, No. 5.

Lawson, Nicholas, & Dean Spears (2016). "What doesn't kill you makes you poorer: Adult wages and early-life mortality in India." Economics and Human Biology. 21, 1-16.

Mishra, A.K. & Parmar, V.M. (2016.) “Changing Contours of Income Stratification and Decomposition of Income Inequality: Evidence from Recent Longitudinal Survey in India.” Journal of Quantitative Economics. Online September 9. doi:10.1007/s40953-016-0057-0

Moradhvaj, Saikia N, & JK Bora (2016) Gender Difference in Health-Care Expenditure: Evidence from India Human Development Survey. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0158332. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158332

Munshi, Kaivan, Rosenzweig, Mark, (2016.) "Networks and misallocation: Insurance, migration, and the rural-urban wage gap." American Economic Review. 106, (1), 46-98.

Narayana, M.R. (2016). "India’s Proposed Universal Health Coverage Policy: Evidence for Age Structure Transition Effect and Fiscal Sustainability," in Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, pp.1-18. August 2016.

Narayana, M.R. (2016). “Public Expenditure Requirements and Financing Options for a National Level Universal Old Age Pension Scheme in India,” BKPAI working paper,#6, Series II, New Delhi.

Narayanan, Sudha and Nicolas Gerber. (2016).  “Safety Nets for Food and Nutritional Security in India.”  Food Secure Working Paper, no. 37.  January.

Nie, Peng, Anu Rammohan, Wencke Gwozdz, and Alfonso Sousa-Poza. 2016. "Developments in Undrenutrition in Indian Children Under Five: A Decompositional Analysis." No. 9893, IZA Discussion Papers. Accessed 26 Apr 2016.

Nordman, Christophe J. and Smriti Sharma. (2016). "The Power to Choose: Gender balance of power and intra-household educational spending in India." Working paper for WIDER Working Paper 2016/61.

Pandey, Vijay Laxmi, S. Mahendra Dev, & Usha Jayachandran. 2016. "Impact of agricultural interventions on the nutritional status in South Asia: A review" in Food Policy, vol 62, pp. 28-40.

Patra, Shraboni, Arokiasamy Perianayagam, and Srinivas Goli. (2016) "Mother’s health knowledge and its links with the illness and medical care of their children in India", Health Education , Vol. 116 Iss: 4.

Raman, Balaji. (2016). "Community potential for shared solar development in India." A Master's Thesis in Energy & Mineral Engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. Submitted May 2016.

Ranganathan, Thiagu, Amarnath Tripathi & Ghanshyam Pandey. 2016. "Income Mobility among Social Groups in Indian Rural Households: Findings from the Indian Human Development Survey." IEG Working Paper No. 368.

Rani, Uma and Marianne Furrer. 2016. "Decomposing Income inequality into factor income components: Evidence from selected G20 countries." ILO Research Paper No. 15, July, Geneva, Switzerland.

Rao, Kavita. (2016). "Income Tax Policy: Critique of the Economic Survey 2015-16." Economic and Political Weekly, 02 Apr 2016, Vol. 51, Issue #14.

Rosenblum, Daniel. (2016). "Estimating the Private Economic Benefits of Sons Versus Daughters in India." Feminist Economics, published online 15 July 2016.

Roy, Pinaki & Amey Sapre. (2016). "Does Social Embedding Influence Banking Habits? A Case of India." Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Published online June 27th.

Saikia, Nandita & P M Kulkarni. (2016). "Data for Research into Health Inequality in India Do We Have Enough?" Economic & Political Weekly, EPW June 25, 2016 vol lI nos 26 & 27.

Saikia, Nandita, Moradhvaj, & Jayanta Kumar Bora. (2016). "Gender Difference in Health-Care Expenditure: Evidence from India Human Development Survey." PLOS One. Accessed 18 Jul 2016.

Sánchez, Alan and Abhijeet Singh. (2016.) "Accessing Higher Education in Developing Countries: Panel Data Analysis from India, Peru, and Vietnam." Working Paper 150 for Young Lives. Oxford Department of International Development (ODID), University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Shamshad, S., S. Shameela, and SM Sameer Hasan. (2016). "Effect of Education on The Rate of Anomalies in Consanguineous Marriages of Muslim Population of Kurnool Town." International Journal of Scientific Research, Volume 5, Issue 5, pp. 444-445. file:///C:/Users/amclaug1/Downloads/5029-25171-1-PB.pdf

Sharma, Ajay. (2016). "Urban Proximity and Spatial Pattern of Land Use and Development in Rural India," Development Studies, Accessed 2 May 2016.

Shidhaye, Rahul, Siddharth Gangale, and Vikram Patel, 2016. "Prevalence and treatment coverage for depression: a population-based survey in Vidarbha, India." In Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, pp 1-11. Accessed 22 April 2016.

Singh, Prakarsh and Olga N. Shemyakina. (2016). "Gender-differential effects of terrorism on education: The case of the 1981–1993 Punjab insurgency." In Economics of Education Review, Accessed 24 Feb.

Singhari, Smrutirekha and S. Madeswaran. (2016). "The Changing Rates of Return to Education in India: Evidence from NSS Data." Working Paper #358, Copyright Reserved, The Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore.

Spears, Dan. (2016). “Caste and Life Satisfaction in Rural North India.” Economic and Political Weekly, 1/23/16, vol LI, No 4, pp.12-14.

Spears, Dan and Sneha Lamba. (2016). “Effects of Early-Life Exposure to Sanitation on Childhood Cognitive Skills: Evidence from India’s Total Sanitation Campaign.” Journal of Human Resources, vol. 51 (2)298-327.

Srivastava, S.K. and Sengupta, T. (2016). "Growth Dynamics and Gender Wage Inequality in Indian Agricultural Sector: Study across Various Population Hierarchies of Villages." In Theoretical Economics Letters, 6, 407-415.

Sukhtankar, Sandip. (2016). " India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme: What Do We Really Know about the World’s Largest Workfare Program?" India Policy Forum, NCAER July.

Teltumbe, A. (2016). Dalits: Past, present and future. Routledge: New Delhi.

Tripathi, Sabyasachi. (2016). "Source of Inequality in consumption Expenditure in India: A Regression Based Inequality Decomposition Analysis." MPRA Working Paper No. 72117 published online 20 June 2016.

Yenneti, Komali, Sabyasachi Tripathib, Yehua Dennis Wei, Wen Chene, & Gaurav Joshi. (2016). "The truly disadvantaged? Assessing social vulnerability to climate change in urban India." In Habitat InternationalVolume 56, August 2016, Pages 124–135.

Yenneti, Komali, Yehua Dennis Wei and Wen Chen, (2016). "The urbanization of poverty in India: Spatio-temporal disparities in consumption expenditures, " in Geographical Review.  Accessed 14 May 2016.



Ahmad, Sohail & Jose A. Puppin de Oliveira. (2015). “Fuel switching in slum and non-slum households in India.” Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 94, pp.130-136.

Aklin, M.,  Bayer, P.,  Harish, S.P.,  Urpelainen, J. (2015). "Quantifying slum electrification in India and explaining local variation." Energy. 80, (1), 203-212.

Arun, S., S. Ammin, and T. Arun.  Do All Networks ‘Work’? The Mediating Role of Social Networks on Consumption Expenditure in India.  Sociology.

Ashely, L.D., C. Mcloughlin, M. Aslam, J. Engel, J. Wales, S. Rawal, R. Batley, G. Kingdon, S. Nicolai, and P. Rose. 2015. “What we know – and don’t know – about the impact of private schooling in developing countries,” Critique, March 26th

Azam, Mehtabul. (2015). “Intergenerational Educational Persistence among Daughters: Evidence from India.”  Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Discussion Paper No. 9518, November.

Azam, Mehtabul & Vipul Bhatt. (2015).  "Like Father, Like Son? Intergenerational Education Mobility in India." Demography 52(6), 1929-1959. 

Banerjee, Sudipto. (2015). “Emerging Nations: Perspectives on Past Success and Future Challenges, “ in Emerging Economy Studies, 1(2), pp.163-170.

Barik, D., T. Agrawal, and S. Desai.  2015 “After the Dividend: Caring for a Greying India.” Economic and Political Weekly, L(24):108-112.

Chavan, Pravin. (2015). "An Assessment of Awareness of MGNREGs: A Case Study of Kolhapur District." Prime International Research Journal, Vol. II, Issue 2, April, Pp.1-11.

Childers, Trenita and Kevin Chiou. 2015. “Socioeconomic Status, Religion, and Health in India: An Examination of Chronic and Communicable Diseases.” The Review of Black Political Economy.

Coffey, D., R. Khera, & D. Spears. (2015). “Intergenerational effects of women’s status: Evidence from joint Indian households.”  PAA Working Paper.

Dang, H. and P. Lanjouw. 2015. “Poverty Dynamics in India between 2004 and 2012: Insights from Longitudinal Analysis Using Synthetic Panel Data.”  Working paper, Poverty and Inequality Group, World Bank.

Das, Dhiman. 2015. “Enrollment, Educational Expenditures and Work Among One-Parent Children in India.” Marriage & Family Review, Retrieved 9/8/2015:

Das, M., S. Kapoor-Mehta, E. O. Tas, I. Zumbyte. (2015). Scaling the Heights: Social Inclusion and Sustainable Development in Himachal Pradesh. World Bank Group.

Debnath, S. (2015.) “The Impact of Household Structure on Female Autonomy in Developing Countries.” The Journal of Development Studies, Volume 51Issue 5, pp.485-502.

Dongre, Ambrish A. and Tewary, Vibhu. (2015). “Impact of Private Tutoring on Learning Levels: Evidence from India.” Available at SSRN: or

Dreze, J. and R. Khera, (2015). “Understanding Leakages in the Public Distribution System”, Economic & Political Weekly EPW February 14, 2015 vol l no 7.

Dutta, S.,  Kumar, L. 2015. "Is poverty stochastic or structural in nature? Evidence from rural India." Social Indicators Research. Link.

Dutta, S. (2015).  “Identifying Single or Multiple Poverty Trap: An Application to Indian Household Panel Data.” Social Indicators Research 120: 157. doi:10.1007/s11205-014-0586-x

Fulford, S. (2015).  “Marriage migration in India: Vast, varied, and misunderstood.” Boston College of Economics. Working paper online:

Gille, Veronique. (2015). “Distribution of human capital and income: An empirical study on Indian States.” Journal of Macroeconomics, vol. 43, March, Pp. 239-256.

Golandaj, Javeed A and Kshipra Jain (2015). “Lifestyle Diseases a Matter of Concern for Elderly Women in India.” Indian Journal of Gerontology, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 198–215.

Jumrani J., P.S. Birthal (2015).  “Livestock, Women, and Child Nutrition in Rural India.” Agricultural Economics Research Review, Volume 28, Issue 2, Pp. 223-246.

Klasen, Dtephan,  Pieters, Janneke (2015). "What explains the stagnation of female labor force participation in urban India?." World Bank Economic Review. 29, (3), 449-478.

Lawson, Nicholas and Dean Spears. (2015). “What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Poorer: Adult Wages and Early-Life Mortality in India,” in Economics & Human Biology. Available online 23 November 2015.

Lui, A., D. Balasubramaniam, and A.F. Hunt. (2015) “Does Access to Water Matter? A Study on the nutritional status of primary-aged children in India.”  Journal of Public Health, Sept. 37 (3).

Maiorano, D. (2015). “The Politics of Economic Reforms in India.” In the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary India, Knut A. Jacobsen, (Ed.), Chapter 13.

Mohapatra, Sandeep & Leo Simon. (2015) “Intra-household bargaining over household technology adoption.” Review of Economics of the Household. Pp.1-28. Released online 12/7/2015.

Murugesan, S. (2015). “Does Medium of Instruction matter? A propensity score analysis of the effect of English Medium Education on students learning outcomes in India.” Masters Thesis at Oregon State University.,

Nath, Prafulla, (2015). “Increasing Economic Inequality in India and Policy Suggestion.” (February 23, 2015). Available at SSRN: or

Panda, Sitakanta (2015). "Farmer education and household agricultural income in rural India." International Journal of Social Economics. 42, (6), 514-429.

Patel, S., K.M. Narayan, & S.A. Cunningham (2015). “Unhealthy weight among children and adults in India: Urbanicity and the crossover in underweight and overweight.” Annals of Epidemiology, vol. 25,wei Issue 5, pp.336-341.

Roy, Paramita and Amit Choudhury. (2015). "Estimation of Influence of some Modifiable Risk Factors on Chronic Diseases Based on IHDS Data." J. Assam Sc. Soc., Vol. 56, No. 1, June.  pp. 12-32.

Sharma, S. and A. Deshpandi. 2015. “Disadvantage and Discrimination in Self-Employment: Caste gaps in earnings in Indian Small Businesses.”  Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper wp2015-067.

Shidhaye, Rahul, Siddharth Gangale, and Vikram Patel, 2016.  "Prevalence and treatment coverage for depression: a population-based survey in Vidarbha, India." In Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, pp 1-11.  Accessed 22 April 2016.

Singh, A. and Madhavan, H. (2015), Traditional vs. non-traditional healing for minor and major morbidities in India: uses, cost and quality comparisons. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 20: 1223–1238. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12540

Sinha, D. (2015). “Cash for Food – A Misplaced Idea.” Economic and Political Weekly, vol.-L, No.16.

Smith, Lisa C. (2015). “The great Indian Calorie Debate: Explaining rising undernourishment during India’s rapid economic growth.” In Food Policy, Vol. 50, pp.53-67.

Sorsa, P. (2015), “Raising the Economic Participation of Women in India: A New Growth Engine?”, OECD Economics Department Working Papers, No. 1185, OECD Publishing.

Sorsa, P., et al.  (2015), "Determinants of the Low Female Labour Force Participation in India", OECD Economics Department Working Papers, No. 1207, OECD Publishing, Paris.

Steinberg, Mary BM. 2015. On the Demand for Education in India. Doctoral dissertation, Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences.

Stroope, Samuel (2015).  "Disease and Dowry: Community Context, Gender, and Adult Health in India." Social Forces (2015) 93 (4): 1599-1623.

Stroope, Samuel (2015). "Seclusion, decision-making power, and gender disparities in adult health: Examining hypertension in India." Social Science Research. 53, 288-299.

Viswanathan, Brenda, Getsie David, Swarna Vepa and RV Bhavani. 2015. “Dietary Diversity and Women’s BMI among Farm Households in Rural India.” Lansa Working Paper Series, Vol. 2015, No. 03.

Xia, Huadong,  Nagaraj, Kalyani,  Chen, Jiangzhuo,  Marathe, Madhav V. 2015. "Synthesis of a high resolution social contact network for Delhi with application to pandemic planning." Artificial Intelligence in Medicine. 65, (2), 113-130.

Wei, FangHsun. (2015). “Modeling Women's Reproductive Health in India: Implications for Policy.” Social Development Issues, Volume 37, Number 3, Fall, pp. 45-52(8).


Ahmad, S., et al. (2014). "Household electricity access, availability and human well-being: Evidence from India." Energy Policy 69(June): 308-315.

Bhatnagar, N. and Das, A. (2014), “Attitudes of secondary school teachers towards inclusive education in New Delhi, India.” Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 14: 255–263. doi:10.1111/1471-3802.12016

Borooah, V. K., et al. (2014). "Evaluating the Social Orientation of the Integrated Child Development Services Programme." Economic & Political Weekly 49(12): 53.

Chakravorty, U., M. Pelli, & B. Marchand (2014). “Does the quality of electricity matter? Evidence from rural India.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, vol. 107, pp. 228-247.

Chudgar, Amita. (2014). “The promise and challenges of using mobile phones for adult literacy: Data from one Indian state.” International Journal of Educational Development, vol. 34, pp.20-29.

Duh, J. I. (2014). Essays on Health and Healthcare in Developing Economies, Princeton University.

Fulford, S. (2014). “Returns to education in India.” World Development, Vol. 59, pp.434-450.

Geruso, M. and Dean Spears. (2014). “Sanitation and health externalities: Resolving the Muslim Mortality Paradox.” Working Paper, March 24.

Khandker, S. R., H. Samad, R. Ali & D. Barnes (2014). “Who Benefits Most from Rural Electrification?
Evidence in India.” Energy Journal.  Apr, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p75-96. 22p.

Kumar, P., Tripathi, N., Subramanian, V. (2014)-: Secular Trends in Menarcheal Age in India-Evidence from the Indian Human Development Survey,10(1371)

Kaul, T. (2014). "Household Responses to Policy and Social Norms in India." Dissertation for University of Maryland Department of Economics.

Kumar,S. (2014). Children of Drought: Rainfall Shocks and Early Child Health in Rural India, PGDA Working Paper No. 116, August 2014.

Mani, Subha, Jere R. Behrman, Shaikh Galab, and P. Prudhvikar Reddy. (2014.) “Impact of the NREGS on Schooling and Intellectual Human Capital.” GCC Working Paper Series, GCC 14-01.

Nagavarapu, S. and Sekhri.S. 2014. “Politics Off the Grid: Political Competition, Regulatory Control, and Allocation of Natural Resources”,

Oldiges, C. (2014). “Cereal Consumption Engel Curves and Income in India.” The Merits of Regional Cooperation, S. Wolf et al (ed.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland.

Panda, S. (2014) “Political Connections and Elite Capture in a Poverty Alleviation Programme in India”, The Journal of Development Studies,

Pandey, M. K. (2014) "Demand and Targeting of Kisan Credit Card Scheme in India." Vol 1, No 1,

Patra, S., et al. (2014). "Relevance of Health Knowledge in Reporting Maternal Health Complications and Use of Maternal Health Care in India," Health Care for Women International, vol. 37, Issue 5, pp.531-549. 

Pillai, V. K. and R. Gupta (2014). "Adolescent Girls and Health in India." In International Handbook of Adolescent Pregnancy, Springer: 341-357.

Rani, G. (2014): “Disparities in earnings and education in India”, Cogent Economics & Finance (2014), 2: 941510.

Raushan, R. and R Mutharayappa (2014). “Social Disparity in Curative Care: Determining Factors across Social Groups in Rural India.”  Journal of Social and Economic Development, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp 204-225.

Roy, S. and S. Roy. (2014). “Inter-State Income Inequality in India.” Journal of Indian Economy, vol.1, No.2.

Saharia, P. (2014). "Labor Versus Learning:  Explaining the State-wise Variation of Child Labor in India.”  Doctoral Dissertation in Political Science from the University of Kentucky.

Sekhri, Sheetal and Sisir Debnath. (2014). "Intergenerational Consequences of Early Age Miscarriages of Girls: Effect on Children's Human Capital." The Journal of Development Studies, vol. 50, no. 12, pp. 1670-1686.

Shonchoy, A. & PN R. Junankar. (2014). “ The informal labor market in India: Tranisitory or permanent employment for migrants?” IZA Journal of Labor and Development 3:9.

Sheikh, R. I. (2014). Energy and women's economic empowerment: Rethinking the benefits of improved cookstove use in rural India,  Georgetown University.

Shikha, Dahiya and Brinda Viswanathan. (2014) "Women’s Malnutrition in India: The Role of Economic and Social Status."  Working Paper 93 Madras School of Economics, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Chennai 600 025, India, September 2014.

Singh, A. (2014). "Test score gaps between private and government sector students at school entry age in India." Oxford Review of Education(ahead-of-print): 1-20.

Sinha.R (2014): “Intergenerational Occupational Mobility and Labor Productivity.” Working paper, Arizona State University.

South, S.J., K. Trent, & S. Bose. (2014). “Skewed sex ratios and criminal victimization in India,” in Demography, Vol. 51, Issue 3, pp. 1019-1040.

Story, W. T. (2014). "Social capital and the utilization of maternal and child health services in India: A multilevel analysis." Health & place 28: 73-84.

Wang, W., et al. (2014). "Rural Panel Surveys in Developing Countries: A Selective Review." Science China Earth Sciences 2(02): 151-177.

Yadav, P. N., et al. (2014). "Employment, chronic disease prevalence and medical care among the older population in India: an assessment of linkages." Quality in Ageing and Older Adults 15(2): 3-3.



Agrawal, T. (2013). "Are There Glass-Ceiling and Sticky-Floor Effects in India? An Empirical Examination" Oxford Development Studies 41(3): 322-342.

Agrawal, T. (2013). "Gender and caste-based wage discrimination in India: Some recent evidence." Journal for Labour Market Research: 1-12.

Anukriti, S. (2013). "Essays on Fertility and Sex Ratios in India." Ph.D. Thesis, Department of Economics, Columbia University. Doctor of Philosophy.

Azam, M., et al. (2013). "The Returns to English-Language Skills in India." Economic Development and Cultural Change 31(2): 335-367.

Azam, M. and G. Kingdon (2013). "Are Girls the Fairer Sex in India? Revisiting Intra-Household Allocation of Education Expenditure." World Development 42: 143-164.

Azam, Mehtabul (2013). “Intergenerational Occupational Mobility in India.” Available at SSRN: or

Banerji, R. and W. Wadhwa (2013). "Every Child in School and Learning Well in India : Investigating the Implications of School Provision and Supplemental Help." India Infrastructure Report 2012: Private Sector in Education. I. Foundation. India, Routledge: 52-63.

Banik, Archita(2013), "Three Essays on Health Economics" . Doctoral Dissertations. Paper 148.

Bros, C. and V. K. Borooah (2013). "Confidence in Public Bodies, and Electoral Participation in India." European Journal of Development Research, Vol. 25, Issue 4, pp.557-583.

Chakravorty, U., et al. (2013). Does the Quality of Electricity Matter? Evidence from Rural India. Preliminary Manuscript (Not to be cited).

Dutta, S. (2013). "Poverty to Vulnerability in Indian Rural States: An AssetBased Approach." Poverty & Public Policy 5(2): 146-161.

Fulford, S. (2013). Marriage Migration in India. Working Paper (No. 820). Boston College 1-39.

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