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Ray Shovan  

 

 

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M.Sc. (Economics), London School of Economics, Ph. D.(Cambridge), UK.

 

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    Books and Papers
  • Backwaters of Development: Six Deprived States of India (Editor and author), Oxford University Press, June 2010
  • Handbook of Agriculture in India (Editor and author), Oxford University Press, 2007. Also published as Oxford India Paperbacks, 2009
  • Handbook of Poverty in India: Perspectives, Policies and Programmes (Editor and author with R. Radhakrishna), Oxford University Press, 2005, reprinted 2006, 2007. Also published as Oxford India Paperbacks, 2009. Revised edition under preparation
  • Building on the Western Australian Boom: The Drivers and Shapers of India’s Economic Development in the 21st Century. Report to the Western Australian Technology Industry Advisory Council (TIAC). Peter Sheehan, Bhajan Grewal, Shovan Ray, Marika Vicziany and Sonia Grinceri, 2007.
  • Shovan Ray, “Education for Development: India and East Asia”, CRES Visiting Scholars’ Papers Series, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, Heungchong Kim (Editor), Seoul, South Korea, Forthcoming 2011.
  • Shovan Ray, “Overview”, in Shovan Ray (Editor), Backwaters of Development: Six Deprived States of India, Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Kausik Chaudhuri and Shovan Ray, “Growth and Human Development: A Comparison Between Selected States”, in Shovan Ray (Editor), Backwaters of Development: Six Deprived States of India, Oxford University Press, 2010
  • “Education for Development: India and East Asia”, Working Paper, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) Seoul, South Korea, June 2010
  • “India’s Poor and Gains from Trade with ASEAN” Chapter 5 in Tran Van Hoa and C. Harvie (editors): Regional Trade Agreements in Asia, Cheltenham, UK and Mass, USA: Edward Elgar, 2008.
  • “Cluster Development and Poverty Alleviation”, Shovan Ray assited by Team from MSME Foundation and supported by Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), May 2008.
  • “Cluster Development and Poverty Alleviation: Policy Suggestions”, Shovan Ray and Tamal Sarkar, paper based on study supported by UNIDO and Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), May 2007.
  • “Overview”, Chapter 1 in Shovan Ray (editor): Handbook of Agriculture in India, Oxford University Press, 2007
  • “Economic Policy and Agriculture”, Chapter 2 in Shovan Ray (editor): Handbook of Agriculture in India, Oxford University Press, 2007
  • “Rural Urban Migration: Agriculture and Crisis Management” Chapter 6 in Shovan Ray (editor): Handbook of Agriculture in India, Oxford University Press, 2007.
  • “Poverty Trends in India” (with R. Radhakrishna) Chapter in Shovan Ray and R. Radhakrishna (Editors): Handbook of Poverty in India: Perspectives, Policies and Programmes, Oxford University Press, 2005, reprinted 2006, 2007.
  • “Indian Agriculture and Prospects for Trade: Perspectives on Environment and Poverty”, paper presented in Conference on Australia-China Free Trade Agreement: Econometric Modelling and Regional Development Issues, Renmin University of China, Beijing, 17-18 March 2007.
  • “Poverty Hotspots in Rural India” (with S. Chandrasekhar) Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Nov. 2005, mimeo.
  • “Poverty in India: Dimensions and Character” (with R. Radhakrishna), India Development Report 2004-2005, Oxford University Press and IGIDR, January 2005.
  • “Prologue” to a set of fourteen papers for the Maharashtra Human Development Action Research Study on education, health and livelihood in backward districts of Maharashtra, funded by UNDP, completed under my overall direction in December 2004.
  • “Crisis Management and Agriculture Development in India”, First Prof. G. Parthasarathy Memorial Lecture at Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing, 18th National Conference, Shimla, November 2004.
  • “Beyond Quantification of Poverty: Emerging Issues in Poverty Reduction” (with R. Radhakrishna and V.M. Rao), Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Vol. 47 (No. 2): Pp. 323-348, April-June 2004.
  • Report on Operations of the Food Corporation of India (with Vijay L. Kelkar), Bureau of Industrial Costs and Prices, Government of India, 1992.
  • Report on Indian Steel Industry (with Vijay Kelkar et.al.), Bureau of Industrial Costs and Prices, Government of India, 1993.
  • “Aggregate Demand with Parallel Markets” (with Arindam Das-gupta), NIPFP, presented in Harvard Institute of International Development, 1989 and in Indian Econometric Conference, Mumbai, 1989. Subsequently published (reference to be updated)
  • “Returns to Rural Labour in Asia”, World Employment Programme Research, Working Paper No 85, International Labour Office, Geneva, 1986
  • Review of The Political Economy of Development in India by Pranab Bardhan, Oxford: Blackwell, 1984 in International Affairs (Royal Institute of International Affairs, London, vol. 61, No. 3, Summer 1985
  • Forthcoming Books (Based on Research completed at IGIDR) Poverty Reduction Strategy for Indian States: West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh (Editor and Author), Oxford University Press
  • Sustaining Human Development in Indian States: The Role of Land, Water and Forests (Editor), Oxford University Press