Political Economy of Development

Published

  • "Does Citizenship Abate Class?  Evidence and Reflections from Bangalore"  (Ebony Bertorelli, Patrick Heller and Siddharth Swaminathan), Economic and Political Weekly, forthcoming. pdf
  • “Caste and Entrepreneurship in India” (with Lakshmi Iyer and Tarun Khanna), Economic and Political Weekly, February 9, 2013. pdf
  • "Battles Half Won: Political Economy of India’s Growth and Economic Policy Since Independence" (with Sadiq Ahmed), in Chetan Ghate, ed, The Oxford Handbook of the Indian Economy, Oxford University Press, 2012. pdf
  • "Two Banks of the Same River? Social Order and Entrepreneurialism in India" in Partha Chatterjee and Ira Katznelson, eds, Anxieties of Democracy: Tocquevillean Reflections on India and the United States, Oxford University Press, 2012. pdf
  • "Comment on ‘The Political Economy of Public Service Provision in South Asia,’ by Lakshmi Iyer" in Justin Yifu Lin and Boris Pleskovik, eds, Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics—Global 2009, Washington DC: World Bank Publications, 2010. pdf
  • "Who Benefits from Conflict? Some Evidence from Assam" (with Deepa Narayan and Binayak Sen), in Deepa Narayan, ed, Moving Out of Poverty, Volume 3: The Promise of Empowerment and Democracy in India, Washington DC: World Bank Publications, 2009. pdf
  • "Poverty and Famines: An Extension" in Kaushik Basu and Ravi Kanbur, eds, Arguments for a Better World: Essays in Honor of Amartya Sen, Volume II: Society, Institutions, and Development, Oxford University Press, 2009. pdf
  • "China and India: A New Asian Drama", Perspectives on Politics, September 2005. pdf
  • "Democracy and Poverty" in Deepa Narayan, ed, Measuring Empowerment: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, Washington DC: World Bank Publications, 2005. pdf
  • "Violent Conflict and the Millennium Development Goals: Diagnosis and Recommendations" (with Macartan Humphreys), background paper for the UN Millennium Development Goals Poverty Task Force Workshop, set up by Kofi Annan, on poverty alleviation in developing countries, Working Paper, August 2004. pdf
  • "Why have Poor Democracies not Eliminated Poverty? A Suggestion", Asian Survey, September-October 2000. pdf
  • "Preface" (with Jeffrey D. Sachs and Nirupam Bajpai), in Jeffrey D. Sachs, Ashutosh Varshney, and Nirupam Bajpai, eds, India in the Era of Economic Reforms, paperback edition, Oxford University Press, 2000. pdf
  • The Politics and Economics of India's Reforms: An Introduction" (with Jeffrey D. Sachs and Nirupam Bajpai), India in the Era of Economic Reforms, Oxford University Press, 1999. pdf
  • "Mass Politics or Elite Politics?: India’s Economic Reforms in Comparative Perspective", Journal of Policy Reform, November 1998. Reprinted in Jeffrey D. Sachs, Ashutosh Varshney, and Nirupam Bajpai, eds, India in the Era of Economic Reforms, Oxford University Press, 1999. Also published as “Mass Politics or Elite Politics?: Understanding the Politics of India’s Economic Reforms” in Rahul Mukherji, ed, India’s Economic Transition: The Politics of Reforms, Oxford University Press, 2007. pdf
  • "Cultures and Modes of Rationality", APSA-CP—Newsletter of the Organized Section in Comparative Politics of the American Political Science Association, Summer 1997. Translated in French and published as “‘Choix Rationnels,’ Conflit Ethnique et Culture”, Critique Internationale, Autumn 1999. pdf
  • "Classes, like Ethnic Groups, are Imagined Communities", Economic and Political Weekly, July 12, 1997. pdf
  • "Strategy in Industrial Development: India and South Korea", India International Centre Quarterly, Winter 1993. pdf
  • "Self-Limited Empowerment: Democracy, Economic Development and Rural India", The Journal of Development Studies, July 1993. pdf
  • "Urban Bias in Perspective", Journal of Development Studies, July 1993. pdf
  • "Ideas, Interest and Institutions in Policy Change: Transformation of India's Agricultural Strategy in the Mid-1960s", Policy Sciences, August 1989. pdf
  • "India's Political Economy: Issues, Non-Issues and Puzzles", Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, November 1988. pdf
  • "Political Economy of Slow Industrial Growth in India", Economic and Political Weekly, September 1, 1984. pdf