Poverty (Other Topics)


Journal Articles

Randomise This!: On Poor Economics
The Journal of the Foundation for Agrarian Studies, July-December 2012, Vol 2, No. 2.

Kernel Density Estimation on Grouped Data: The Case of Poverty Assessment (with Camelia Minoiu)
The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2012, Vol 18, pp.160-178.

On Measuring Deprivation and Living Standards of Societies in a Multi-Attribute Framework” (with Prasanta Pattanaik and Yongsheng Xu)
Oxford Economic Papers, first published online: August 12, 2011.

Estimating Poverty and Inequality from Grouped Data: How well do Parametric Methods Perform? (with Camelia Minoiu)
Journal of Income Distribution, Volume 18, No.2, 2009.

Global Development Goals: The Costs of Epistemic Conceit (with Antoine Heuty)
Economic and Political Weekly, February 9, 2008, XLIII(6), pp. 68-73.

Global Development Goals: The Folly of Technocratic Pretensions (with Antoine Heuty)
Development and Policy Review, Volume 26, Issue 1, 2008, pp. 5-28.

Death in China: Life Expectancy and Economic Reforms
New Left Review, Volume 45, 2007, pp. 49-65.

International Trade and Labor Standards: A Proposal for Linkage (with Christian Barry)
Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2007, pp. 545-639.

An Independent Press Working Against Famine: The Nigerian Experience
Journal of Modern African Studies, 1988 # 2.

Book Chapters

Safety Nets for the Poor: A Missing International Dimension?
In Pro-Poor Macroeconomics: Potential and Limitations, ed. G.A. Cornia, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, pp. 144-165.

Globalization, Labor Markets and Social Outcomes in Developing Countries
In Understanding Globalization, Employment and Poverty Reduction , ed. Marco Vivarelli and Eddy Lee, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, pp. 309-326.

A Rising Tide of Demands: India's Public Institutions and the Democratic Revolution
in Public Institutions in India: Performance and Design, ed. Devesh Kapur and Pratap Bhanu Mehta. New Delhi, Oxford University Press, 2005, pp. 457-475.

Comment on "Trade Liberalization, FDI and Income Inequality"; by Professor Giovanni Andrea Cornia
in Understanding Globalization, Employment and Poverty Reduction, ed. Marco Vivarelli and Eddy Lee, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, pp. 208-210

The Impact of Adjustment Related Social Funds on Income Distribution and Poverty (with Giovanni Andrea Cornia)
in Inequality, Growth and Poverty in an Era of Liberalization and Globalization, ed. G.A. Cornia , Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. 271-294.

Strategies of Social Provision: Key Design Issues
in Social Provision in Low-Income Countries ed. G.Mwabu, C.Ugaz and G.White, Oxford University Press, 2001, pp. 101-122.

Financing Basic Social Services, (with J. Harrington and C.Porter)
in Choices for the Poor: Lessons from National Poverty Strategies, ed. A. Grinspun, New York: UNDP, 2001, pp. 173-202.

Book Reviews

World Development Report, 2006: A Brief Review
Economic and Political Weekly, Oct. 15th, 2005, pp. 4502-4504, republished, inter alia, in Pambazuka News.

Reports and Other Work

Pro-Poor Macroeconomic Policy: Lessons from the Asia-Pacific Region.
UNDP Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific, 2008: 39.

Social Funds in Developing Countries: Recent Experiences and Lessons
Unicef Staff Working Paper, 1998.

User Financing of Basic Social Services: Theory and Experiences (with Jan Vandemoortele)
Unicef Staff Working Paper, 1996.

Op-Eds, Letters, Interviews, etc.

Underwriting the Poor (with Olivier De Schutter)
Project Syndicate, June 6th, 2012.

Right to Food Act: Essential but Inadequate" (with Rahul Lahoti)
Op-ed in The Hindu (India), July 28th 2009.

Alternative Ways to Link Trade with Labour Standards (with Christian Barry)
Financial Times, 2nd June, 2007.

False Dilemma of the Sweatshop (with Christian Barry)
Financial Times, 24th July, 2006.

Promoting Poor Countries; Interests in the International Trading System: A Proposal (with Christian Barry)
Economic Times (India), December 8th 2005.

A Forceful Message, but Will it End Poverty? (with Antoine Heuty) op-ed, The Hindu (India)
April 22nd 2005, republished as “One Size Doesn’t Fit All: Learning from India’s Fight Against Poverty” in IAEA Bulletin 47/1, 2005, pp. 19-20.

Unpublished Papers

Making Trade Policy Work for the Poor: Shifting from Dogma to Detail (with Howard Nye)
Working Paper (2002).