NO : WP-2016-023 AUTHOR : Sanika Sulochani Ramanayake & Keun Lee TITLE : Differential Impacts of Currency Undervaluation on Growth and Exports in Natural Resource vs. Manufacturing Exporting Countries ABSTRACT : In the existing literature, we find a huge debate on the impact of exchange rate undervaluation (depreciation) on growth […]
NO : WP-2016-022 AUTHOR : Ashima Goyal TITLE : Abductive Reasoning in Macroeconomics ABSTRACT : Macroeconomic analytical frameworks change with events they are unable to explain. The process is closer to abductive reasoning that is based on both events and analysis, unlike induction which is data-based and deduction where analysis […]
NO: WP-2016-021 AUTHOR:B.Sudhakara Reddy and Arpit Tiwari TITLE: PICKING THE WINNER: MEASRUING URBAN SUSTAINABILITY IN INDIA ABSTRACT : This study provides a snapshot of the sustainability of selected Indian cities by employing 57 indicators in four dimensions to develop an overall city sustainability index. In recent years, its complexity has […]
NO: WP-2016-020 AUTHOR: Mili Naskar and Rupayan Pal TITLE: Network Externalities and Process R&D: A Cournot-Bertrand Comparison ABSTRACT : This paper examines the implication of the nature of competition in a market with network externalities on strategic investment in process R&D by firms. It shows that network externalities have a positive effect […]
NO : WP-2016-019 AUTHOR : Renuka Sane and Susan Thomas TITLE : From participation to repurchase: Low income households and micro-insurance ABSTRACT : The paper asks what drives insurance coverage in low income households by analysing repurchase patterns of micro-insurance policies. We use data on customers of a financial services […]
NO: WP-2016-018 AUTHOR: Rajeswari Sengupta, Anjali Sharma, Susan Thomas TITLE: Evolution of the insolvency framework for non-financial firms in India ABSTRACT: The current Indian framework for corporate insolvency resolution, is fraught with deficiencies in the laws, their procedures, their implementation as well as in the capacity of the institutions supporting them. The […]
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NO: WP-2016-017 AUTHOR: Prasenjit Banerjee, Rupayan Pal, and Jason F. Shogren TITLE: Honor and Stigma in Mechanisms for Environmental Protection ABSTRACT: Honor and stigma play a role in environmental protection. Environmental honors are bestowed on people and firms who go out of their way to do right by the environment. Similarly, environmental […]