No: WP-2019-033 Author: Shree Saha Title: Historical Institutions and Electoral Outcomes The case of India after Decolonization Abstract: There is now ample evidence that historical colonial institutions impact contemporary economic outcomes and some suggest that these links might be mediated by the influence of colonial institutions on electoral processes and outcomes. This paper […]
No: WP-2019-032 AUTHOR: Varun Kumar Das and A. Ganesh-Kumar TITLE: Off-the-farm Livelihood Choice of Farm Households in India Abstract: The process of structural transformation in India presents some unique features not seen in the developed countries, viz., seasonal migration from rural to rural areas within the country for employment within the agricultural […]
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai (click here for more about IGIDR), and the System of Promoting Appropriate National Dynamism for Agriculture and Nutrition (SPANDAN) India (click here for more about SPANDAN External Link ), invite research proposals for short studies focusing on the broad areas covered under […]
No: WP-2019-031 AUTHOR: Taniya Ghosh, Prashant Mehul Parab, Sohini Sahu TITLE: Analyzing the importance of Forward Orientation in Financial Development-Growth Nexus: Evidence from Big Data Abstract: The paper analyzes how the citizens’ attitude towards future, obtained using big data, affects the relationship between the nation’s financial development and economic growth. All financial development indicators, […]
No: WP-2019-030 AUTHOR: Ashima Goyal and Krittika Banerjee TITLE: How far is the Indian nominal exchange rate from equilibrium? Abstract: Examining misalignments from equilibrium exchange rates for eight key emerging markets does not find evidence of systemic overvaluation. Swings associated with global events suggest changes are driven more by surges in global capital. […]
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No: WP-2019-029 AUTHOR: Barendra Kumar Bhoi, Abhishek Kumar and Prashant Mehul Parab TITLE: Aggregate Demand Management, Policy Errors and Optimal Monetary Policy in India Abstract : This paper evaluates the rule-based interest rate policy for India since 2000 Q1, which has become more relevant in the flexible inflation targeting (FIT) regime. […]
The interview for Post Doctoral Fellowship and Post Doctoral Contract candidates will be conducted on 27 th September 2019, 11.00 a.m. onwards. Call letter with details will be sent by email to the following shortlisted candidates.