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M. H Suryanarayana  



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Ph.D. (Economics), Indian Statistical Institute, 1986.


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Research Interests:

Applied Econometrics, Consumer Demand Analysis, Development Economics and Health Economics


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Select Articles in Journals:
  • (2014): “How Inclusive is India’s Reformed Growth?” (jointly with Mousumi Das) Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLIX, No. 6, pp. 44-52.
  • (2011): “Expert Group on Poverty: Confusion worse Confounded”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XLVI, No. 46, pp. 36-39.
  • (2011): “Inequality Adjusted Human Development Index: States in India”, (jointly with Ankush Agrawal and Seeta Prabhu), UNDP, New Delhi
  • (2009): “Pursuing Inclusion in India: A Story of Specification Errors”, Indian Growth and Development Review, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 155-172.
  • (2008): “What Is Exclusive About ‘Inclusive Growth’?” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 43, No. 43, pp. 91-101.
  • (2007): “Is Targeting the Poor a Penalty on the Food Insecure? Poverty and Food Insecurity in India” (With Dimitri Silva) Journal of Human Development, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 89-106.
  • (2001): “Economic Reform versus Food Security: Kerala’s Gordian Knot” Journal of International of Development, Vol. 13, issue 2, pp. 239-253.
  • (2000): “How Real is the Secular Decline in Rural Poverty?” Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXXV, No. 25, pp. 2129-2139.
  • (1997): “Food Security in India: Measures, Norms and Issues”, Development and Change, Vol.28, No. 4, pp. 771-789
  • (1995): “PDS: Beyond Implicit Subsidy and Urban Bias”, Food Policy, Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 259-278.
  • (1993): “Growth, Distribution and Demand for Textiles in India”, (with Tirthankar Roy and Kirit S. Parikh), Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol. 9, No.2, pp. 263-280.
  • (1992): “Food and Agricultural Subsidies: Incidence and Welfare under Alternative Schemes”, (with Kirit S. Parikh), Journal of Quantitative Economics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 1-28.
  • (1992): “Rural Poverty in India: Incidence, Issues and Policies” (with S. Mahendra Dev and Kirit S. Parikh), Asian Development Review, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 35-66.
Select Articles in Edited Volumes:
  • (2014): “Human Development: Progress Made, Milestones to be reached”, in Maharashtra Human Development Report 2012, Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai.
  • (2012): “Economic Development and Inequalities” in Nagaraj, R. (ed.) Growth, Inequality and Social Development in India: Is Inclusive Growth Possible?’ United Nations Research Institute for Social Development, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 63-90.
  • (2012): “Estimating Rural Poverty: Distributional Outcomes, Evaluations and Policy Responses” in Ghate, Chetan (ed.): Handbook on Indian Economy, Oxford University Press, New York.
  • (2005): “Income, Employment and Poverty” in Government of Karnataka: Karnataka Human Development Report 2005, pp. 73-94.
  • (2002): “Growth and Poverty Reduction in Maharashtra: Constraints, Policy Options and Developments”, Background study for Government of Maharashtra: Human Development Report Maharashtra 2002, Mumbai
  • (2000): “Public Policies, Social Development and Poverty Reduction: The Kerala Model” in Halvorson-Quevedo, Raundi and Hartmut Schneider (eds.) Waging the Global War on Poverty: Strategies and Case Studies, OECD, Paris, pp. 157-185
  • (2012): Training materials for empirical food policy analysis (with R. Srinivasulu), Food and Agricultural Organization and the Government of Bangladesh.
  • (2010): Brunei Darussalam Millennium Development Goals and beyond: A Revisit, Department of Economic Planning and Development, Prime Minister’s Office, Brunei Darussalam.
  • (1994): ‘Rural Poverty in India: Incidence, Issues and Policies’, (with S. Mahendra Dev and Kirit S. Parikh), in Quibria, M.G. (ed.) (1994), Rural Poverty in Developing Asia, Asian Development Bank, Manila.
  • Globalization and Inclusive Growth; Employment Dimension of inclusive Growth; Integrated Measures of Inclusive Growth.
  • Generally teach ‘Introductory Econometrics’ and supervise MPhil/PhD dissertations on issues related to development economics.