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Prof R Radhakrishna
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Personal Information

Date of birth: October 10, 1942
 

Education and Specification


M.A.(Economics), M.Sc.(Statistics), Andhra University

Ph.D. (Economics), Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (Poona University)

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 

 

Professor R. Radhakrishna
Chairperson
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Awards and Honors | Assignments / Membership with International Organisations |
Membership in Committees Constituted by Government | Other Assigments |
Monographs / Books | Research Papers


Professional Career

2001-2007 Director, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, A Deemed University established by the Reserve Bank of India

1998-2001 Vice Chancellor, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

1997-98 Professor/Senior Fellow, Centre for Economic and Social Studies

1994-97 Member Secretary, Indian Council of Social Science Research, Ministry of Human Resource Development Government of India, New Delhi

1985-94 Director, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad

1980-85 Professor and Head, Department of Economics, University of Hyderabad.

1973-80 Professor, Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahemedabad

1971-73 Economist (Associate professor), Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Ahmedabad

1969-70 Lecturer in Econometrics, Marathwada University, Aurangabad

1967-68 Senior Research Fellow, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune

1964-67 Doctoral Research Fellow, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune

1963-64 Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune


Awards and Honours

Recipient of VKRV Rao prize for the year 1986 in Social Science Research for Significant contribution in the field of Economics

Received Telugu Atma Gaurava Puraskaram from the Government of Andhra Pradesh in 1998 for his eminence in Social Science Research

President, The Indian Econometric Society, 2008.

President, Indian Society of Labour Economics, 2001.

President, Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing, 1995.

Delivered Dr.Rajendra Prasad Memorial Lecture at the 45th Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Statistics, 1991.

Delivered J.Ragotham Reddy First Memorial Lecture, Hyderabad, February 5, 1999.

Delivered Damodaram Sanjivyya Endowment Lecture, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, April 17, 2000.

Delivered 13th D.T.Lakdawala Memorial Lecture at the 35th Annual Conference of the Gujarat Economic Association, 2005.


Assignments/Membership with International Organisations

Consultant, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Vienna, 1978.

Consultant, Food and Agricultural Organisation, 1978-79; 1980.

Consultant, Asian Development Bank, 1986-87, 2001.

Member, Project Team on Rice Market Intervention in Asia, Asian Development Bank, 1986-87; Manila.

Member, Indo-Dutch Mission for the Dutch Project on Employment Guarantee Scheme, 1992.

Consultant, World Bank, 1987-88, 1989-90, 1992-93, 1995-96, 1997-98, 2003.

President, Asian Association of Social Science Research Councils, 1994-95 (Member Countries: India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Phillipines, Japan, New Zealand, Australia).

Member of Joint Commissions (1994-97): Indo-China, Indo-Vietnam, Indo-North Korea, Indo-French, Indo-Russia: Member, Joint Committee, Indo-Dutch Programme on Alternatives in Development, 1994-97.

Member, Committee of International Experts to evaluate UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformation (MOST) Programme, 2002, UNESCO, Paris.

Member, World Bank Mission on National Emergency Employment Program In Afghanistan, May 5-11, 2003, Submitted to the World Bank, Washington DC, the Technical Report on Social Protection Issues, 2004.

Member, Advisory Panel on Poverty Reduction Practices, UNDP, Regional Bureau for Asia and Pacific, Colombo, 2005.


Membership in Committees Constituted by Government

Member, Planning Commission, Task Force on Projections of Minimum Needs and Effective Consumption Demand, 1977-78.

Member, Study Group on Concepts and Estimation of Poverty Line, Planning Commission, 1983.

Member, Task Force on VII Plan Model, Planning Commission, Government of India, 1983.

Member and Convenor, Committee of Experts to Report Improvement to the Andhra Pradesh Statistical System, 1985.

Member, Study Group for Identifying the Desirable Improvements in Data Base of the Consumption Sub Model as well as Improvements and Updating of Crucial Parameters, Perspective Planning Division, Planning Commission, Government of India, 1986-88.

Member, Working Group on Food Demand Projections and Policy Framework for Removing Hunger for the formulation of the Eighth Five Year Plan, Planning Commission, Government of India, 1989.

Member, Expert Group on Estimation of Proportion and Number of Poor (Lakdawala Committee), Planning Commission, Government of India, 1989-93.

Member, NSSO Governing Council, Government of India, New Delhi, 1991-94.

Member, Working Group for the Revision of the Current Series of Wholesale Price Index Numbers, Ministry of Industry, Government of India, 1993.

Member, Ninth Working Group on Higher Education, Planning Commission, 1996-97.

Member, Technical Advisory Committee on Statistics of Prices and Cost of Living, Central Statistical Organisation, Ministry of Statistics, Government of India, New Delhi, 1999.

Member, Committee on India Vision 2020, Planning Commission, Government of India, New Delhi, 2000-03.

Member, Evaluation Advisory Committee, Planning Commission, Government of India, 2001.

Member, High Level Committee on Long-term Grain Policy (Abhijit Sen Committee), Government of India, 2001-03.

Member, Expert Group on Identification of Households Below Poverty Line (BPL Census 2002), Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India 2002.

Member, Expert Committee on the International Comparison Programme, Central Statistical Organisation, 2004.

Member, Working Group for Revision of Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India, 2004.

Member, Co-ordinating Committee of Food and Nutrition Security Watch, Planning Commission, 2005.

Member, Expert Group to Review the Methodology for Estimation of Poverty, Perspective Planning Division, Planning Commission, Govt. of India, 2006

Member, Steering Committee of NSS, 2007

Chairman, Working Group on Poverty Elimination Programmes, Planning Commission, 20062007

Chairman, Expert Group on Farmers' Indebtedness, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, 2006 - 2007.

Chairman, Working Group for NSS 66th round (July2009-June 2010), on Employment & Unemployment and Household Consumer Expenditure 2008 -.

Chairman, Committee on Credit related issues under SGSY, Government of India, 2008


OTHER ASSIGNMENTS

Secretary, Input Output Research Association of India, 1975-80.

Chief Editor, Anvesak, Journal of Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, 1977?-80.

Member, Editorial Board, Indian Economic Journal, Indian Economic Association, 1992 -95

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Quantitative Economics, Indian Econometric Association, 2001

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Rural Development National Institute of Rural Development, 2003 -2006

Corresponding Editor, Journal of Asian Economics. North Holland 2003

Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and Pacific (CIRDAP), 2006

Member, Screening Committee of University Grants Commission to scrutinise the nominations received to honour the outstanding scholars with Swami Pranavananda Award, 1993, 1994 and 1995.

Convenor, Panel on Economics, University Grants Commission, 1994-97.

Visitor's Nominee on the Selection Committee for the Faculty of Social Sciences, Delhi

University (Department of Economics, Commerce), 1994-96.

Visitor's Nominee for the Selection Committee for the Faculty of Social Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi 2005.

Member, Steering Committee, National Nutrition Monitoring Bureau, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, 1990-1998.

Member, Divisional Committee of the Scientific Workers of the Social Sciences Division of the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, 1991-96.

Member, Committee for Development and Growth. of Hyderabad Branch of Indian Statistical Institute, 1990-92.

Member, National Advisory Committee of the Indo-Dutch Programme on Alternatives in Development (IDPAD), ICSSR, New Delhi, 1990-97.

Member, Indo-Soviet Joint Group on Planning and Market Intervention/or Co-operation in Social Science, ICSSR, New Delhi, 1992.

Member, Indian Council of Social Science Research Committee on Survey Research in Economics, 1981.

Member, Advisory Committee, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1997.

Member, Governing Body, Madras Institute of Development Studies, Madras, 1988-91.

Member, Governing Council of Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum, 1991-94.

Chairman, Andhra Pradesh Economic Association, 1988-96.

Founder Member, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad.

Member, Board of Governors of Nabakrushna Choudhury (NBC) Centre for Development Studies, Bhubaneswar, 1999-2004

Member, Board of Governors of Madras School of Economics, Madras, 1999

Member, Governing Body, National Institute of Public Finance and Public Policy, New Delhi, 2001-2007.

Member, Academic Council, International Institute of Population Sciences, Mumbai, 2003 ?2007

Chairman, Board of Trustees, Centre for Development Alternatives, Ahmedabad, 2005

Member, Standing Committee, Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi, 2004-2006

Member, Expert Group on Investment Credit, Reserve Bank of India, 2005.

Member, SHARP Programme Advisory Committee (Economics), Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, New Delhi, 2005-2007.

Chairman, Review Committee, ICSSR Institutes (Northern Region), 2005-2007

Participated in the Conference on Comparative Food Pricing, International Rice Research Institute, Los, Banos, Philippines, January, 1987

Participated in the Indo-Hungarian Cultural Exchange Programme, Budapest, June-July, 1987.

Participated in the Indo-Soviet Seminar on Planning and Economic Development, Moscow, USSR, 19-21 September, 1988

Participated in the Seminar and presented a paper on Market Interventions and Food, at Moscow organised by the Indo-Soviet Joint Group on Planning and Market during September 30th October, 1992.

Participated in the Conference on Economic Liberalisation in South Asia, South Asia Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, November 30 - December 2, 1994

Participated in the Tripartite Indo - French - Russian Seminar organised by the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow during 30th September - 2nd October 1999.

Participated in the Seminar held in China, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of India - China Diplomatic Relations during October 25-30, 2000.

Participated in the workshop on "Medium and Long-term Prospects of Rice Supply and Demand in the 21st Century", organized by the International Rice Research Institute, Manila and chaired the session on "Assessing the Potentials of Rice Production". Also was a panelist for the session on "Implications for Rice Research Strategy and Policies", on December 3-6, 2001.

Participated in the inaugural session and also presented a paper on "Food Security in India" at the International Conference on China-India's Economic Cooperation and Development under WTO Framework, China Development Institute, Shenzhen, China, November 26-28, 2003.

Participated and was a panelist for the session on "Lessons Learnt, Future Directions and Synthesis" in the International Conference on The Dragon and the Elephant: Agricultural and Rural Development and Reform Experiences in China and India, International Food Policy Research Institute (lFPRI) and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, November 10-11,2003.

Chaired a session and presented a paper "Improving Food Security of the Poor" at a seminar on India-Egypt and their contributions to Development Policies and Thought. Centre Ecole de Paris, Cairo and Centre for Human Sciences, New Delhi, at Cairo, October, 2003.

Served as a resource person in the National Workshop on Protecting the Vulnerable Poor in India: The Role of Social Safety Nets, organised by World Food Programme during October 6-8, 2004 at New Delhi.


MONOGRAPHS/BOOKS

An Explanatory Study of Slums: Employment, Poverty and Liquor Consumption, Co-authored with N.C. Shah and B. Parikh, Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, 1977.

Models of Consumer Behaviour for Indian Economy, (Co-authored with GVSN Murty and N.C. Shah), Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, 1979.

Complete Expenditure Systems for India, (Co-author with K.N. Murty), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria, 1980.

India at 2000: Agricultural Production Strategies and Income Distribution, (Co-authored with Ifzal AIi, B.M. Desai and V.S. Vyas), Report prepared for FAO, 1980.

Distances in Levels of Living: A Case Study of Andhra Pradesh, (Co-authored with G.K. Mitra, S. Sudhakar Reddy and S.A.R. Sastry), Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, 1983

Levels of Living in Andhra Pradesh: Data Base for Inter-Regional and Inter-Class Comparisons, (Co-authored with G.K. Mitra, S. Sudhakar Reddy and S.A.R. Sastry), , Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi, 1985.

Effects of Rice Market Intervention Policies in India: The Case of Andhra Pradesh, (Co-authored with S. Indrakant), Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, 1987. Also published in Asian Development Bank (ed.). Evaluating Rice Market Intervention Policies, 1988, Manila.

Determinants of Labour Force Participation and Living Standards, (Co-authored with G.K. Mitra and S. Sudhakar Reddy), Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, 1988. Background monograph for World Bank's Report on Poverty.

Food Demand Projections for India, (Co-authored with C. Ravi), Centre for Economic and Social Studies, 1990. Background Monograph for World Bank's Country Report on India, 1990.

Nutrition Programs in India: Review and Assessment, (Co-authored with C. Ravi), (Report prepared for World Bank), Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, 1993.

India's Public Distribution System: A National and International Perspective, (Co-authored with K. Subbarao, S. Indrakant and C. Ravi), World Bank Discussion Paper No.380, Washington, D.C.1998.

Empowering Rural Labour, (Edited with A.N. Sharma) Institute for Human Development, New Delhi, 1998.

India Development Report 2001, (Edited with Kirit Parikh), Oxford University Press.

Reducing Vulnerability and Enhancing Opportunity: Towards More Effective Use of India's Safety Net Programmes, (Co-authored with K. Hanumantha Rao and K. Subbarao), prepared for World Bank, 2003.

India Development Report, 2C04-5, (Edited with Kirit Parikh), Oxford University Press.

Handbook on Poverty: Perspectives, Policy and Programmes, (Edited with S. Ray), Oxford University Press, 2006.

India in a Globalising World: Some Aspects of Macroeconomy, Agriculture and Poverty, (Edited with S.K. Rao, S. Mahendra Dev and K. Subbarao), Festschrift for Professor C.H Hanumantha Rao, Academic Foundation, 2006.

India Development Report, 2008, (Edited), Oxford University Press.


RESEARCH PAPERS [Research Papers: Some of the major publications are:]

Research Papers: Some of the major publications are:

"A Method of Deriving Prices and Income Effects from Budget Data", Metroeconomica, Vol.XX, Fasc.1, 1968.

A Large Sample Test for Regional Homogeneity", (Co-authored with T. Subba Rao), Journal of Regional Science, VoI.VIII, No.1, 1968.

On the Theorem of Composite Commodities", Econometric Annual of the Indian Economic Journal, Vol,XV, 1968.

"A Regional Approach to the Consumption Patterns of lndia", (Co-authored with G.K. Mishra), Artha Vijnana, (Journal of Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics), 1969.

"Approximate Determination of Indifference Surfaces from Family Budget Data", Second World Econometric Congress, Cambridge, September 8-14, 1970.

"On Wald's Methods of Deriving Indifference Surfaces", Econometric Annual of the Indian Economic Journal, VoLXVII, 1970.

"Econometric Models for Acreage Response in Gujarat", (Co-authored with V.N. Mishra), Anvesak. Journal of Sardar Patel Institute of Economic and Social Research, Vol. I , No.2, December, 1971

"Methods of Aggregation in Regional Planning", (Co-authored with GVSN Murthy), Indian Journal of Regional Science, VoLV, No.2, 1973.

"Distributional Effects of the Current Inflation in Interclass Context and Evaluation of Policies", (Co-authored with Atul Sarma), Social Scientist, V01.llI, No.6-7, 1975.

"Estimation of Indifference Surfaces Under Block Independence Specification: An Application to Indian Data", (Co-authon~d with GVSN Murty), Third World Econometric Congress, Toronto, August, 1975.

"Complete Demand Systems: Determination of Indifference Surfaces with some illustrations from UK Data" Gregynog Colloquium, May, 1976.

"Approximate Determination of Indifference Surface from Family Budget Data", Artha Vijnana, 1976.

"Inflation and Disparities in the Level of Living", (Co-authored with Atul Sarma), Indian Economic Journal, 1976.

"Price-Cost Study of Oilseed-Based Industries in an Input Output Framework During Different Phases of Cycle", in PN Mathur (ed.) Economic Analysis in Input Output Framework, VoI.IV, 1977.

"Demand Functions and Their Development Implications in a Dual Economy, India", Developing Economies, XVI-2, June, 1978.

"Planning for Employment: A Critique of Sixth Draft Plan". (Co-authored with Atul Sarma), Economic and Political Weekly, Special Number, Vol. VIII, Nos.31, 32 and 33, August, 1978.

"Rural Poverty: A Historical Perspective", (Co-authored with SAR Sastry), Productivity, Special Number on Rural Development, Vo1.XIX, No.4, 1979.

"Indian Agriculture at 2000 : Strategies for Equity", (Co-authored with Ifzal AIi, B.M. Desai and V.S. Vyas), Economic and Political Weekly, Vo1.\6, Nos. 10, 1\ and 12, PP.409-424, 1981.

"An Application of Indirect Addilog System to Consumer Behaviour in India", (Co-authored with K.N. Murthy), Indian Economic Journal, Vo1.27, No.4, April-June, 1980

"Inter-temporal Welfare Comparison for India", (Co-authored with Atul Sarma), Fourth World Congress of the Econometric Society, Aix-en-Provence, France, 1980.

"Farm Saving function", (Co-authored with Atul Sarma), Anvesak, Journal of Sardar Patel Institute of Economics and Social Research, V o1.XI, Nos. I and 2, 1981.

Agricultural Prices, Income Distribution and Demand Patterns in a Low Income Country in R Kalman and J Martinex" (ed.) (Co-authored with K.N. Murthy), Computer Applications in Food Production and Agricultural Engineering, North Holland Publishing Company, 1982.

"Analysis of Sectoral Price Movements in a Developing Economy: Effects of Movements in Agricultural Prices and Production on Industrial prices, Demand Pattern and Income Distribution', (Co-authored with Atul Sarma), Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Input Output Techniques, United Nations Industrial Development Organization, United Nations, New York, 1984.

Distributional. lmplications of Food', in Interfaces Between Agriculture, Nutrition and Food Science, United Nations University, Tokyo, 1984

Determinants and Dimensions of Rural Poverty: Some Implications for Development", (Co?authored with S. Sudhakar Reddy), in Rural Transformation, Silver Jubilee Volume, National Institute of Rural Development, 1985.

"Issues of Employment and Agriculture', in Money, Banking and the India Economy, Silver Jubilee Volume, State Bank Staff Training College, 1986.

"Welfare Effects of Market Intervention Policies in India", Presented at the Indo-Hungarian Seminar on Economic Planning, June-July, 1987.

"Welfare Levels and their Contributory Factors", Journal of Income and Wealth, Vo1.10, No.2, July 1988.

"Poverty in Andhra Pradesh: Underpinnings and Policy Intervention", in K Mukund (ed.) Andhra Pradesh Economy in Transition, Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, 1990.

"Growth Scenario for India in 2000: Persistence of Basic Problems", Social Scientist, Vo1.18, 1990.

"Foodgrain Economy: Growth and Equity", (Co-authored with S. Indrakant), in MV Nadkarni, A S Seetharamu and Abdul Aziz (ed.) lndia Emerging Challenges, Festschrift for Professor VKRV Rao, Sage Publications, 1991.

"Political Economy of Grain Market Intervention", in CT Kurien, ER Prabhakar and S Gopal (ed), Economy, Society and Development, Festschrift for Professor Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Sage Publications, 1991.

"Food and Nutrition: Challenges for Policy", Journal of Indian Agricultural Statistics Society, VoI.XIII, NO.3, 1991.

"Food, Nutrition and Prices: Some Marco Issues", (Co-authored with C. Ravi), in R.Bharadwaj and MV Nadkarni (ed) Planning for Social and Economic Development, Festschrift for Professor D.N.Nandunjappa, Sage Publications, 1992.

"Effects of Growth Relative Price and Preference on Food and Nutrition", (Co-authored with C. Ravi), Indian Economic Review, 1992.

“Welfare Implications of Current Wage Good Inflation", (Co-authored with C. Ravi), Indian Economic Journal, 1992.

“Does Inflation Hurt the Poor More?", (Co-authored with C. Ravi), Economic and Political Weekly, VoI.XXVII, No.4, January, 1992.

Indian Agriculture: Growth, Employment and Equity" in Tapas Majumdar (ed.) Nature, Man and Economy, Oxford University Press, 1993.

"Food Demand in India", (Co-authored with C. Ravi), Australia South Asia Research Centre, Australian National University, Canberra, November-December 2, 1994. Also published in K Koti et.al.(ed.) Structure of Indian Economy, Festschrift for Professor PN Mathur, Himalaya Publishing House, 1995.

"Market Intervention and Food Security" published in ,Studies in Political Economy, Indian Political Economy Association, 1995.

"Food Security, Public Distribution and Price Policy", (Co-authored with K. Hanumantha Rao), in NSS Narayana and Anindya Sen (ed.) Poverly, Environment and Economic Development, Festschrift for Professor Kirit S.Parikh, Interline Publishing Private Limited, 1995.

"Food Trends and How They may be Modified", Presidential Address, IX National Conference of Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing, February 15-17, 1996.

"Food Trends, Public Distribution and Food Security Concerns", Presidential Address, XIV Annual Conference of AP Economic Association, February 24-25, 1996. Also published in Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics V 01.61, Nos.192, January-June, 1996.

"National Food Security: A Policy Perspective for India", (Co-authored with C.H.Hanumantha Rao) in G.H.Peters and Joaquim von Braun (eds.), Food Security, Diversification and Resource Management: Refocusing the Role of Agriculture? Proceedings, Thirty-Third International Conference of Agricultural Economists, Sacramento, California, August 10-16, 1997.

"Food Nutrition and PDS: Emerging Issues", Invited Lecture, 33rd Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, March 5, 1997 published in A. Vasudevan, Nachane D.M. and Karnik A.V.(eds.) Fifty years of Development Economics Festschrift for P.R.Bramananda, Himalaya publishing House, 1999.

"Econometrics of Computer Demand Systems with Illustrations for India", (Co-authored with K.N.Murty) in K.L.Krishna (ed) Econometric Applications in India, Oxford University Press, 1997, Oxford University Paper backs, 1999.

"Food Demand and the poor in India: Emerging Trends and Perspective with Liberalisation" (Co?-authored with C.Ravi) in Ric Shand (ed.) Economic Liberalisation in South Asia, Macmillan India Limited, 1999.

"Food security, Nutrition and Poverty in India" in R. V. R. Chandra Sekhara Rao, A.Prasanna Kumar and K.C.Reddy (ed.) Perspectives on Indian Development, Economy, Polity and Society, Festschrift for Professor B. Sarveswara Rao, Sterling, 2000.

“Food, and Nutrition Security for India", in Kirit Parikh and R. Radhakrishna (ed.) India Development Report 2001-2002.

"Agricultural Growth, Employment and Poverty: A Policy Perspective", Presidential Address, Indian Society of Labour Economics, 2001. Also published in Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. XXXVII, No.3, January 19,2002

"Changing Food Preferences, Nutrition Intake and Nutritional Status: Emerging Perspectives and Issues", (Co-authored with S. Indrakant and C. Ravi), in A. Bhattacharjea and S. Marjit (ed.) Globalization and Developing Economies: Theory and Evidence, Manohar, 2004.

Measurement of Changes in Economic Welfare in India: 1970-200 I, (Co-authored with C. Ravi) Journal of Quantitative Economics, 2(2) New Series, 2004.

"Efficacy of Integrated Child Development Services Scheme", (Co-authored with S. Indrakant and C. Ravi), presented at the National Workshop on Protecting the Vulnerable Poor: The Role of Social Safety Nets, World Food Programme, October 6-8, 2004.

"Emerging Nutritional Trends in India and their Implications", (Co-authored with C. Ravi), in Amiya Kumar Bagchi and Krishna Suman (ed), Maladies, Preventives and Curatives: Debates in Public Health in India", Tulika Books, 2005.

"Poverty in India: Dimensions and Character" (Co-authored with Shovan Ray) in Kirit S. Parikh and R. Radhakrishna (ed) India Development Report, 2004-05, Oxford University Press, 2005.

"Food and Nutrition Security of the Poor: Emerging Perspectives and Policy Issues", in Economic and Political Weekly, April 30, 2005.

"Poverty, Unemployment an,1 Poverty Alleviation Programmes" (Co-authored with K. Hanumantha Rao), in India Social Development Report (2006), Council for Social Development, 2006.

“Extreme and Chronic Poverty and Malnutrition in India: Incidence and Determinants" (Co?authored with K. Hanumantha Rao, C. Ravi and B. Sambi Reddy) in Aasha Kapur Mehta and Andrew Shepherd (ed.) Chronic Poverty, Sage 2006.

"Estimation and Determinants of Chronic Poverty in India: An Alternative Approach" ( Co?-authored with K. Hanumantha Rao, C. Ravi, and B. Sambi Reddy), CPRC working paper 90, Chronic Poverty Research Centre, University of Manchester, 2007.

"Economic Well Being and Deprivations", Presidential Address, 44th Annual Conference of the Indian Econometric Society, January 3-5, 2008.


Ph.D. and M. Phil Guidance

24 students were awarded Ph.D. and 10 students were awarded M.Phil. The Dissertations fall in the areas of Consumer Behaviour, Levels of Living and Poverty, Agricultural Commodity Markets, Price Mechanism and Policy Intervention, Modernisation in Agriculture.