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Sripad Motiram  

 

 

Education :

Ph.D. (Economics), University of Southern California

 

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Research Interests:

Microeconomics, Development Economics, Applied Econometrics

 

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    Articles in Refereed Journals
  • “Polarization, Inequality and Growth: The Indian Experience,” (with Nayantara Sarma) Oxford Development Studies (forthcoming).
  • “The Dissolution of ‘United’ Andhra Pradesh: Insights from Growth and Distribution Patterns, 1956-2010,” (with Vamsi Vakulabharanam) Economic and Political Weekly, XLIX (21), pp. 59-70.
  • “The Tragedy of Identity: Reflections on Violent Social Conflict in Western Assam,” (with Nayantara Sarma) Economic and Political Weekly, XLIX (11), pp. 45-53.
  • “Understanding Poverty and Inequality in Urban India since Reforms: Bringing Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches Together” (with Vamsi Vakulabharanam) Economic and Political Weekly, XLVII (47-48), 2012, pp. 44-52.
  • “Demand or Supply for Schooling in Rural India?” (with Lars Osberg) electronic International Journal of Time Use Research, 9 (1), 2012, pp. 1-27.
  • “How Close does the Apple Fall to the Tree? Some Evidence from India on Intergenerational Occupational Mobility” (with Ashish Singh) Economic and Political Weekly, XLVII (40), 2012, pp. 56-65.
  • “Interlinking and Collusion” (with James A. Robinson) Review of Development Economics, 14 (2), 2010, pp. 282-301.
  • Social Capital and Basic Goods: The Cautionary Tale of Drinking Water in India” (with Lars Osberg) Economic Development and Cultural Change, 59 (1), 2010, pp. 63-94
  • “Gender Inequalities in Tasks and Instruction Opportunities within Indian Families,” (with Lars Osberg) Feminist Economics, 16 (3), 2010, pp. 141-16.
  • “Patterns of Wealth Disparities in India During the Era of Liberalization,” (with Arjun Jayadev and Vamsi Vakulabharanam) Economic and Political Weekly, XLII (38), 2007, pp. 3853-63.
  • “Corporate and Cooperative Solutions for the Agrarian Crisis in Developing Countries,” (with Vamsi Vakulabharanam) Review of Radical Political Economics, 39 (3), 2007, pp. 360-67.
  • Chapters in Books
  • “Indian Inequality: Patterns and Changes, 1993-2010,” (with Vamsi Vakulabharanam) in Mahendra Dev (ed.) India Development Report, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  • “Poverty and Inequality in the Age of Economic Liberalisation,” (with Vamsi Vakulabharanam) in Dilip Nachane (ed.) India Development Report, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2011.
  • “Political Economy of Agrarian Distress in India Since the 1990s,” (with Vamsi Vakulabharanam) in Sanjay Ruparelia, Sanjay Reddy, John Harriss and Stuart Corbridge (eds.) A Great Transformation? Understanding India’s Political Economy, London: Routledge, 2011
  • “Patterns of Wealth Disparities in India: 1991-2002,” (with Arjun Jayadev and Vamsi Vakulabharanam) in Sanjay Ruparelia, Sanjay Reddy, John Harriss and Stuart Corbridge (eds.) A Great Transformation? Understanding India’s Political Economy, London: Routledge, 2011.
  • Book Reviews in Refereed Journals
  • “Institutions as an Explanation for Prosperity, Poverty and Global Inequalities,” Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics, 25 (1-2), pp. 177-185.
  • Review of: The Transformation of Agri-Food Systems: Globalization, Supply Chains and Smallholder Farmers, (eds.) Ellen B. McCullough, Prabhu L. Pingali, and Kostas G. Stamoulis, FAO and Earthscan, London, in Journal of Peasant Studies, 40 (1), 2013, pp. 303-307.
  • Review of: Poverty, Inequality and Population: Essays in Development and Applied measurement by D. Jayaraj and S. Subramanian, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, in Journal of Quantitative Economics, 9 (2), 2011, pp. 184-88.
  • “How do we think about development planning and its impact on poverty?” The Review of Income and Wealth, 51 (3), 2005, pp. 469-72.

 

  • “Unemployment and its Distribution: Theory and Evidence from India” (joint with Karthikeya Naraparaju).
  • “Growth and Deprivation in India: What does Recent Evidence Suggest?” (joint with Karthikeya Naraparaju).
  • You can download the latest versions of these papers from my personal homepage.
  • Director for a project on Growth, Poverty and Inequality in Urban India, funded by the Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR).
  • Involved in a project on migration funded by Sir. Dorabjee Tata Trust.
  • I teach courses on microeconomic theory at IGIDR. You can find details of these courses on my personal homepage.
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