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2011 -  Till date

M. Vijayabaskar and Ajit Menon, Dispossession by Neglect: Agricultural Land Sales in the Periphery of Chennai, 2016, Working Paper No: 223.


TCA Srinivasa-Raghavan, India’s Monetary Policy in a Political Context (1835-2003) RBI and the Quest for Autonomy, 2016, Working Paper No: 222.


S. Anandhi, Gender and Commodity Aesthetics in Tamilnadu, 1950-1970, 2015, Working Paper No: 221.


L. Venkatachalam and Jayanthi M., Estimating the Economic Value of Ecosystem Services of Pallikaranai Marsh in Chennai City: A Contingent Valuation Approach, 2016, Working Paper No. 220.


K. Srinivasan and M.S. Selvan, Governance and Development in India: A Review of Studies and Suggestions for Further Research, 2015, Working Paper No. 219.


Ananta Kumar Giri, Social Theory and Asian Dialogues: Cultivating Planetary Conversations, 2015, Working Paper No. 218.


L. Venkatachalam, Water Acquisition for Urban Use from Irrigation Tanks: Can Payment for Ecosystem Services Produce a Win-Win Outcome?, 2014, Working Paper No: 217.


K. Srinivasan, Family Planning Programs in India: An Overview and Need for a Revision, 2014, Working Paper No: 216.


Ananta Kumar Giri, With and Beyond Plurality of Standpoints: Sociology and the Sadhana of Multi-Valued Logic and Living, 2011, Working Paper No: 215.


L Venkatachalam, Tradable Water Rights and Pareto Optimal Water Allocation in Agriculture: Results from a Field Experiment in Bhavani Basin, Tamil Nadu, 2011, Working Paper No: 214.


Chandra Sekhar Bahinipati, Economics of Adaptation to Climate Change: Learning from Impact and Vulnerability Literature, 2011, Working Paper No: 213.


B. S. Sumalatha, Spot and Futures Markets of Agricultural Commodities in India: Analysis of Price Integration and Volatility, 2011, Working Paper No: 212.


Padmini Swaminathan, Employment and Maternity Protection: Understanding Poor Coverage of Beneficial Legislation through Content Analysis of Some Judgments, 2011, Working Paper No: 211



2010 - 2006


Ananta Kumar Giri, Rethinking the Human and the Social: Towards a Multiverse of Transformations, 2010, Working Paper No: 210


Ananta Kumar Giri, Knowing Together in Compassion and Confrontation: The Calling of Transformative Knowledge, 2010, Working Paper No: 209

M. Arivalagan, "Self" rather than the "Other": Towards a Subjective Ethnography of Kani Community, 2010, Working Paper No: 208.

Ananta Kumar Giri, The Calling of Practical Spirituality: Transformations in Science and Religion and New Dialogues on Self, Transcendence and Society, 2009, Working Paper No: 207.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Sociology as Quest for a Good Society: A Conversation with Robert Bellah, 2008, Working Paper No: 206.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Tibet, China and the World: Realizing Peace, Freedom and Harmony, 2008, Working Paper No: 205.

S. Anandhi, The Manifesto and the Modern Self Reading the Autobiography of Muthulakshmi Reddy, 2008, Working Paper No: 204.

M. Arivalagan, Beyond Colonialism: Towards A New Environmental History of India, 2008, Working Paper No: 203

Rajakishor Mahana, Pain, Politics and Persistence: The Power of Powerlessness, 2008, Working Paper No 202.

Ann George, Adapting capability approach to understand the life experiences of the poor, 2008, Working Paper No 201.

D Jayaraj, Exploring the Importance of Excess Female Mortality and Discrimination in 'Natality' in Explaining the 'Lowness' of the Sex Ratio in India, 2007, Working Paper No 200.

K Jeyashree, Welfare Pluralism: A Post Modern Rationale in Policy Making, 2007, Working Paper No 199.

S Anandhi and Padmini Swaminathan, Making it relevant: Mapping the meaning of women's studies in Tamil Nadu, 2007, Working Paper No. 198.

C Jerome Samraj, Understanding the Struggle for Panchama Land, 2006, Working Paper No 197.

S Janakarajan, Marie Llorente and Marie - Helene Zerah, Urban water conflicts in Indian cities: Man-made scarcity as a critical factor, 2006, Working Paper No 196.


2005 - 2001

Mahendra Nayak, Drought, Agriculture, and Rural Livelihood: A Case Study of Bolangir District, Orissa, 2005, Working Paper No 195.

K Sivasubramaniyan and R Sakthivadivel, Farm Level Land and Water Productivity in Tank Irrigation: Some Methodological Issues, 2005, Working Paper No 194.

Sushanta Kumar Mahapatra, Water Governance: A Historical Understanding of Mahanadi River Basin, Orissa, 2005, Working Paper No 193.

Ananta K Giri, Creative Social Research: Rethinking Theories and Methods and the Calling of an Ontological Epistemology of Participation, 2005, Working Paper No 192.

K. Kalpana, Microfinance - the Silver Bullet for Empowerment: Some Questions, 2004, Working Paper No 191.

Moana Bhagabati, GATT, WTO and Rules on Regional Integration, 2004, Working Paper No 190

K. Kalpana, The Shifting Trajectories in Microfinance Discourse: A critical reading of the Anti-Poverty Dimensions of Microfinance programmes, 2004, Working Paper No 189.

Nirmal Sengupta and Moana Bhagabati, Facilitating India's Trading Environment: An Overview, 2004, Working Paper No 188.

Kripa AnanthPur, Interfaces in Local Governance - A Study in Karnataka, 2004, Working Paper No 187.

Padmini Swaminathan, The Trauma of 'Wage Employment' and the 'Burden of Work' for Women in India: Evidences and Experiences, 2004, Working Paper No 186.

Manabi Majumdar & Indrashis Banerjee, Delegation to Devolution: West Bengal, 2004, Working Paper No 185.

V. K. Natraj and Kripa Ananthpur, Delegation to Devolution: Karnataka, 2004, Working Paper No 184.

A.Vaidyanathan with K.Sivasubramaniyan, Efficiency of Water Use in Indian Agriculture, 2004, Working Paper No 183.

S. Neelakantan, A Gossipmonger's Revisit to Chettipalayam, 2003, Working Paper No.182.

K. Aparna Bhagirathy, Intellectual Property Rights for Traditional Knowledge - Economic Analysis of an Incentive System, 2003, Working Paper No.181.

Atheendar S. Venkataramani, Does better health influence economic performance in India: An exploratory analysis at the district level, 2003, Working Paper No.180.

A. Vaidyanathan, K. Sivasubramaiyan and S. Mariasusai, Conditions and Characteristics of well Irrigation under Palar Basin, Tamilnadu, 2003, Working Paper No.179.

Ananta K. Giri, Knowledge and human liberation: Jurgen Habermas, Sri Aurobindo and beyond, 2003, Working Paper No.178.

Ananta K. Giri, A school for the subject: The vision and experiments of integral education, 2002, Working Paper No.177.

Ananta K. Giri, Spiritual cultivation for a secular society, 2002, Working Paper No.176.

S. Janakarajan, Soiled Agriculture and spoiled environment: Socio-economic impact of groundwater pollution in Tamilnadu, 2002, Working Paper No.175.

S. Janakarajan and Marcus Moench, Institute for Social Economic Transition, Boulder, USA, Are wells a potential threat to farmers' wellbeing? The case of deteriorating groundwater irrigation in Tamilnadu, 2002, Working Paper No.174.

K. Sivasubramaniyan, Alapakkam A Resurvey, 2002, Working Paper No.173.

Marcus Moench, Institute for social and and Economic Transition, Boulder, U.S.A. and S.Janakarajan, Water Markets, Commodity Chains and the Value of Water, 2002, Working Paper No.172.

A. Rajagopal, SACI Waters and S. Janakarajan, State in perplexity: The politics of water rights and system turnover in Tamilnadu, 2002, Working Paper No.171.

Manabi Majumdar, Decentralisation reforms and public schools: A human development perspective, 2002, Working Paper No.170.

V. Chandrasekara Naidu, Some Observations on Food Security, Sufficiency and Safety, 2002, Working Paper No.169.

Padmini Swaminathan, Labour - Intensive Industries But Units Without 'Workers': Where Will ILO's Social Dialogue Begin?, 2002, Working Paper No.168.

Dr. S.M.A.K. Fakhri, Print Culture amongst Tamils and Tamil Muslims in Southeast Asia, c.1860-1960, 2002, Working Paper No.167.

V. Chandrasekara Naidu, A Study of Enathimelpakkam village At the Millennium Threshold, 2002, Working Paper No.166.

Ananta K. Giri, Rule of law and Indian society: Colonial encounters, post-colonial experiments and beyond, 2001, Working Paper No.165.

Parthasarathi Shome, Value Added Tax Preparation: Structure and Administration, 2001, Working Paper No. 164.

Rajagopal A, and Vaidyanathan A, Trends in the Costs of Irrigation Across Different States in India: The Case of Major and Medium Projects, 2001, Working Paper No. 163.

Des Gasper, Building Bridges and Nurturing A Complex Ecology of Ideas, 2001, Working Paper No. 162.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Gandhi, Tagore and a New Ethics of Argumentation, 2001, Working Paper No. 161.


2000 - 1996

Ananta Kumar Giri, Rethinking Human Well‑Being: A Dialogue with Amartya Sen, 2000, Working Paper No.:160.

Ananta Kumar Giri & Philip Quarles von Ufford, Reconstituting Development as a Shared Responsibility: Ethics, Aesthetics and a Creative Shaping of Human Possibilities, 2000, Working Paper No.159.

Manabi Majumdar, Classes for the Masses? Social Ambition, Social Distance and Quality of the Government School System, 2000, Working Paper No.158.

Jayaraj D, Sex Ratio at Birth: An Exploratory Analysis of Its Determinants, 1999, Working Paper No.157.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Audited Accountability and the Imperative of Responsibility: Beyond the Primacy of the Political and the Systemic and the Calling of Swaraj, 1999, Working Paper No.156.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Literature and the Tapashya of Transformation: A Glimpse into the Creative Worlds of Chittarajan Das, 1998, Working Paper No.155.

Jayaraj D, Subramanian S, Assessing the `Femaleness' of a Population, 1998, Working Paper No.154.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Moral Commitments and the Transformation of Politics: Kant, Gandhi and Beyond, 1998, Working Paper No.153.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Rethinking Civil Society, 1998, Working Paper No.152.

Jayaraj D, Subramanian S, Child Labour in Tamilnadu: A Preliminary Account of its Nature, Extent and Distribution, 1997, Working Paper No.151.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Transcending Disciplinary Boundaries: Creative Experiments and the Critiques of Modernity, 1997, Working Paper No.150.

Janaki Nair, Palace / Gallery / Museum: The Importance of Being `National', 1997, Working Paper No.149.

Janaki Nair, Drawing the line: K Venkatappa and his Publics, 1997, Working Paper No.148.

Padmini Swaminathan, Work and Reproductive Health: A Hobson's Choice for Indian Women?, 1997, Working Paper No.147.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Confronting the Challenge of Ethics: Experiential Dilemmas and the Perspectives of the Managers, 1997, Working Paper No.146.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Social Criticism, Cultural Creativity and the Contemporary Dialectics of Transformations: A Poser, 1997, Working Paper No.145.

Ananta Kumar Giri, The Struggle for Life and Light: Agragamee and the Management Functions for Human Liberation, 1997, Working Paper No.144.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Well‑being of Institutions: Problematic Justice and the Challenge of Transformation, 1997, Working Paper No.143.

Manabi Majumdar, Is Democracy a Captive of Capital? Sweden and the United States in Comparative Perspective, 1996, Working Paper No.142.

Padmini Swaminathan, The failures of success? An Analysis of Tamilnadu's Recent Demographic Experience, 1996, Working Paper No.141.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Self, Other and the Challenge of Culture, 1996, Working Paper 140.

Neelakantan S, Change and Continuity ‑ A Contrasting Account of Urban and Rural Transformation, 1996, Working Paper No.139.


1995 - 1991

Ananta Kumar Giri, Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action: From Discourse Ethics to Spiritual Transformation, 1995, Working Paper No.138.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Management Education and the Teaching of Ethics: Pedagogy, Practice and the Challenge of a New Initiative, 1995, Working Paper No.137.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Building in the Margins of Sacks: Towards a Hermeneutics of Recovery, 1995, Working Paper No.136.

Ananta Kumar Giri, Building a Global Covenant? The Overseas Work and the International Partners of Habitat for Humanity, 1995, Working Paper No.135.

Thangaraj M, Demographic and Occupational Characteristics of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes in India, 1995, Working Paper No.134.

Subramanian S, Two Notes on the Measurement of Inequality and Poverty, 1995, Working Paper No.132 & 133.

Janaki Nair, Dangerous Labour: Crime, Work and Punishment in Kolar Gold Fields, 1898‑1946, 1995, Working Paper No.131.

Venkatachalam L, Natural Resource Accounting (NRA) for Sustainable Development: A Survey, 1995, Working Paper No.130.

Guhan S, The Report of the Tenth Finance Commission, 1995, Working Paper No.129.

Chandrasekara Naidu V, Verkadu: A Resurvey, 1995, Working Paper No.128.

Chandrasekara Naidu V, Enathimelpakkam Revisited 1993‑94, 1995, Working Paper No.127.

Padmini Swaminathan J Jeyaranjan, The knitwear cluster in Tiruppur: An Indian industrial district in the making?, 1994, Working Paper No.126

M S S Pandian, Beyond colonial crumbs Cambridge School, identity politics and Dravidian movement(s), 1994, Working Paper No.125

Nirmal Sengupta, Issues in project design: The Sardar Sarovar Project and its alternatives, 1994, Working Paper No.124

S Janakarajan, Trading in ground water: A source of power and accumulation, 1994, Working Paper No.123

M. Thangaraj, Access to Land for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in India, 1994, Working Paper No.122

S.Subramanian, Agitation of Fuzzy Preferences: Variations on a Theme, 1994, Working Paper No.121

M.S.S.Pandian, Notes on the transformation of `Dravidian Ideology:Tamil Nadu, c.1990‑1940, 1994, Working Paper No.120

Ajit Menon, Institutions and economic analysis: Theoretical considerations for natural resource management, 1994, Working Paper No.119

Millie Nihila, Occupational health: Methodological issues for consideration from a study of the leather tanning industry, 1994, Working Paper No.118

Nasir Tyabji, Public Investment and technology choice in the road transport sector: Its effects on industrial growth in Madras, 1994, Working Paper No.117

D.Jayaraj, Labour force participation of children in rural India: An analysis of the Determinants, 1993, Working Paper No.116

S. Subramanian, Liberty, equality and impossibility: some general results on the space of `soft' preferences, 1993, Working Paper No.115

D. Jayaraj and S. Subramanian, Poverty‑eradication through Re‑distributive Taxation: Some elementary considerations, 1993, Working Paper No.114

C.Annadurai, Supply response and marketed surplus behaviour of foodgrains and the Public Distribution System in India: Some policy implications, 1993, Working Paper No.113

M S S Pandian, Gendered negotiations: Hunting and colonialism in the late ninteenth century Nilgiris, 1993, Working Paper No.112

D. Jayaraj, Labour force participation of women and children in rural Tamil Nadu: An analysis of the inter‑district variability, 1993, Working Paper No.111

Padmini Swamianthan, Patriarchy and class: An approach to a study of women's education in Madras Presidency, 1992, Working Paper No.110

V.Chandrasekara Naidu, Verkadu: A study of a backward agricultural village in Tamil Nadu, 1992, Working Paper No.109

P. Radhakrishnan, Communal representation in Tamil Nadu: 1850‑1916:‑ The pre non‑brahmin movement phase, 1992, Working Paper No.108

M. Thangaraj, Land use pattern in Tamil Nadu, 1992, Working Paper No.107

Padmini Swamianthan, Technical education in Madras Presidency, 1992, Working Paper No.106

Padmini Swaminathan, Evolution of industrial policy in Madras Presidency, 1900‑1947, 1991, Working Paper No.105

D. Jayaraj, Spatial pricing efficiency in ground nut markets in Tamil Nadu, 1991, Working Paper No.104

M S S Pandian, Colonialism, nationalism and legitimation: An essay on Vaikunda Swamy Cult, Travancore, 1991, Working Paper No.103

S. Janakarajan, The extent and impact of ground water irrigation in Tamil Nadu: Some macro and micro evidences, 1991, Working Paper No.102

P. Radhakrishnan, Ambedkar's legacy to the Dalits: Has the national reneged on its promise?, 1991, Working Paper No.101

The case of manufacture in jails in the Madras Presidency, 1991, Working Paper No.100

Padmini Swaminathan, State competition with private enterprises:

Padmini Swaminathan, State intervention in industrialisation: A case study of Madras Presidency, 1991, Working Paper No.99

Nasir Tyabji, Industrial development in South India: 1880‑ 1947, 1991, Working Paper No.98

S. Janakarajan, In search of tanks:Some hidden facts, 1991, Working Paper No.97


1990 - 1986

S. Guhan, Social security initiatives in Tamil Nadu:1989, 1990, Working Paper No.96

M. Thangaraj, Trends in fragmentation of operational holdings in India: An exploratory analysis, 1990, Working Paper No.95

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Mid year review of the economy 1990‑91, 1990, Working Paper No.94

Nasir Tyabji, The genesis of chemical‑based industrialisation: The case of oilseeds in Madras upto the depression, 1990, Working Paper No.93

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Mid year review of the economy 1989‑90, 1989, Working Paper No.92

D. Jayaraj, Rural nonfarm employment: An analysis of the village level data for Tamil Nadu, 1989, Working Paper No.91

D. Jayaraj, Determinants of rural non‑agricultural employment, 1989, Working Paper No.90

P. Radhakrishnan, Backward classes in Tamil Nadu: 1872‑1988, 1989, Working Paper No.89

Paul P Appasamy, Managing pollution in the waterways of Madras city: An initial assessment, 1989, Working Paper No.88

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Mid year review of the economy 1988‑89, 1988, Working Paper No.87

V. Chandrasekara Naidu, Some aspects of agro‑economic transformation in Tamil Nadu: A case study of Enathimelpakkam village, 1988, Working Paper No.86

Christophe Guilmoto, The Sircar's idle curiosity: Critical evaluation of Tamil Nadu's demographic sources, 1871‑1981, 1988, Working Paper No.85

R.N. Poduval, Agricultural growth and equity, 1988, Working Paper No.84.

Nasir Tyabji, Focussing state aid to industry Madras: 1921‑ 1997, 1988, Working Paper No.83

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Mid term assessment of the seventh plan (1985‑86 to 1989‑90) and mid year review of the economy 1987‑ 88, 1987, Working Paper No.82

U. Kalpagam, Aspects of urban labour force in India:II,1987, Working Paper No.81

U. Kalpagam, Aspects of urban labour force in India:1, 1987, Working Paper No.80

V. K. Ramachandran, General election 1984 in Gokilapuram: A case study of voting behaviour, 1987, Working Paper No.79

A. Vaidyanathan, Labour use in rural India: A study of spatial and temporal variations, 1986, Working Paper No.78

S. Guhan, State finance in Tamil Nadu: 1960‑85 ‑ A review of trends and policy, 1986, Working Paper No.77

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Mid year review of the economy 1986‑87, 1986, Working Paper No.76

R.N. Poduval assisted by C. Annadurai, The foodgrain economy of Tamil Nadu: Problems and prospects, 1986, Working Paper No.75

S. Subramanian, Poverty and inequality in Tamil Nadu, 1986, Working Paper No.74

Sarajit Majumdar, Social formation and internal structure, 1986, Working Paper No.73

S. Subramanian, Rights and paretianism in a framework of fuzzy preferences (Working Papers 69‑72 published as one volume), 1986, Working Paper No.72

S. Subramanian, Liberty, fairness and possibility of social choice, 1986, Working Paper No.71

S. Subramnaian, On trading personal liberty, 1986, Working Paper No.70.

S. Subramanian, Rights, consensus and optimum saving problems, 1986, Working Paper No.69

S. Subramanian, On constructing an index of discrimination: A brief note (Working Papers 65‑68 published as one volume), 1986, Working Paper No.68

S. Subramanian, On a standard of living related index of aggregate, 1986, Working Paper No.67

S. Subramanian, An index of poverty and an index of inequality, 1986, Working Paper No.66

S. Subramanian, A generalisation of Gini based Lorenz‑ Symmetry considerations, 1986, Working Paper No.65

P. Radhakrishnan, Caste discrimination in indigenous Indian education III:Study of early, 19th century Bombay Presidency, 1986, Working Paper No.64

P. Radhakrishnan, Caste discrimination in indigenous Indian education: Nature and extent, of education in early 19th century British India, 1986, Working Paper No.63



Jean Racine, Urban strategies in rural development: The spaces and dynamics of change in a district, 1985, Working Paper No.62

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Mid year review of the economy, 1985, Working Paper No.61

A. Vaidyanathan, Economic reform in China: Some impressions, 1985, Working Paper No.60

Padmini Swaminathan, Business houses in south India: A case study of structure and functioning of the TVS group, 1985, Working Paper No.59.

Padmini Swaminathan, The MRTP Act 1969 and concentration of economic power, 1985, Working Paper No.58

Nirmal Sengupta, Contract labour in Rourkela steel plant, 1985, Working Paper No.57

V.B. Athreya, Gangaikondan 1961‑1984: Change and stability, 1985, Working Paper No.56

Nirmal Sengupta, Irrigation: Traditional vs modern, 1985, Working Paper No.55

K. Nagaraj, Towns in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh: A study of population and spatial configurations 1961 to 1981, 1985, Working Paper No.54

S. Guhan, Devolution criteria: From gamble to policy, 1984, Working Paper No.53

K. Bharathan, Dusi: A resurvey, 1984, Working Paper No.52

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Mid year review of the economy, 1984, Working Paper No.51

V.B. Athreya, Vadamalaipuram : Resurvey, 1984, Working Paper No.50

S. Guhan, Irrigation in Tamil Nadu: A survey, 1984, Working Paper No.49

Roland Lardinois, Famines, edpidemics and mortality in south India during the nineteenth century:The demographic crisis of 1876‑1878‑ A reappraisal, 1984, Working Paper No.48

V.K. Ramachandran, A study of the Cumbum Valley Madurai district with particular reference to Gokilapuram village, 1984, Working Paper No.47.

P. Usha, The leather industry in Tamil Nadu: Its role and some aspects of its transformation during 1960 to 1978‑79 as seen through the annual survey of industries, 1984, Working Paper No.46.

Padmini Swaminathan, Concentration in productive capacity, 1983, Working Paper No.45

U. Kalpagam, Labour market segmentation in a multistructural context and its implications on the female labour force, 1983, Working Paper No.44

V. Chandrasekara Naidu, National sample surveys data on household consumer expenditure : A critique, 1983, Working Paper No.43

S. Guhan, Palakurichi: A resurvey, 1983, Working Paper No.42

S. Subramanian, Paretianism, justice and liberalism in the theory of social choice, 1983, Working Paper No.41

S. Subramanian, Production risks and the choice of mode of tenancy: A theoretical note, 1983, Working Paper No.40

S. Subramanian, Some implications of the special bearer bonds scheme: An application of elementary supply‑demand analysis, 1983, Working Paper No.39

K. Bharathan, The special bearer bonds scheme pedigree and prospects, 1983, Working Paper No.38

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, A Mid year review of the economy, 1983, Working Paper No.37

Padmini Swaminathan, A study of production concentration in Indian industry : A statistical analysis of structure, 1983, Working Paper No.36

S. Subramanian, Some reflections on supply‑side economics and its theoretical antecedents (or) some unrecorded adventures of Alice in Wonderland, 1983, Working Paper No.35

K. Bharathan, The cotton handloom industry in Tamil Nadu: Some characteristics and aspects of change from the post independence Census data, 1983, Working Paper No.34

S. Majumdar and K. Nagaraj, Process of migration : An analysis of sample migrants in Madras urban agglomeration, 1983, Working Paper No.33.

P. Usha, Mechanisation and labour utilisation : The case of traditional workers in the leather industry of Tamil Nadu, 1983, Working Paper No.32

V.K. Ramachandran, Inequality in distribution of land holdings and assets among households in Gokilapuram village: A report from a field survey, 1983, Working Paper No.31

S. Guhan, The Finance Commission: A critique and a concept, 1982, Working Paper No.30

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, Mid term review of the sixth plan and Mid term review of the economy, 1982, Working Paper No.29

S. Guhan and Joan P. Mencher, Iruvelpattu revisited, 1982, Working Paper No.28

John Harriss, Studies of small scale enterprises and urban labour in South India, 1982, Working Paper No.27

Sarajit Majumdar and K.Nagaraj, Immigration to Madras urban agglomeration, 1982, Working Paper No.26

K. Nagaraj and Sarajit Majumdar, Growth of Madras urban agglomeration, 1981, Working Paper No.25

K. Bharathan, Development through industrialisation: Analysis and case study of backward area development, 1981, Working Paper No.24.

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, A Mid year review of the economy, 1981, Working Paper No.23

Judith Heyar, Attempting to reach the rural poor? The small farmer development agency in Varandur village, Coimbatore, 1981, Working Paper No.22

S. Guhan, Health in Tamil Nadu: Facts and issues, 1981, Working Paper No.21.

E.S.Srinivasan assisted by G.N. Deenadayalan, Rural artisans in Tamil Nadu, 1981, Working Paper No.20

Barbara Harriss, The behaviour of farm product prices in Tamil Nadu: An investigation into the demands of the farmers movement, 1981, Working Paper No.19

U. Kalpagam assisted by Padma Balaji and M. Shiva Kumar, Female labour in small industry: The case of export garments, 1981, Working Paper No.18

C.T. Kurien, The scale factor in agriculture, 1981, Working Paper No.17.

S. Guhan, Rural poverty: A critique of the sixth plan's approach, 1981,Working Paper No.16

Malcolm S Adiseshiah, A Mid year review of the economy, 1981, Working Paper No.15

John Harriss, Contemporary Marxist analysis of the agrarian question in India, 1980, Working Paper No.14

Barbara Harriss, Coarse grains, coarse interventions: Part II state trading : A case study of dryland regions of India, 1980, Working Paper No.13

C.T. Kurien and Abdul Huq, An analysis of internal migration in Tamil Nadu, 1980, Working Paper No.12

Barbara Harriss, Coarse grains,coarse interventions: Part I regulated marketing : A case study of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, 1980, Working Paper No.11

C.T. Kurien, Social problems and social science, 1980, Working Paper No.10.

C.T. Kurien, Nehru and village India: An assessment of Nehru's philosophy of social action, 1980, Working Paper No.9

Barbara Harriss, Agricultural commerce and rural development in India: Resolving theoretical and substantive confusion, 1989, Working Paper No.8

Barbara Harriss, How to study agricultural marketing and how not to study it?, 1980, Working Paper No.7

John Harriss, The mode of production controversy: Themes and problems of debate, 1979, Working Paper No.6

V.N. Deshpande, Some methodological issues in the study of caste and class in the Indian village/rural social structure, 1979, Working Paper No.5

Malcolm S. Adiseshiah, Economics of non-formal education, 1979, Working Paper No.4

C.T. Kurien, The new development strategy: An appraisal, 1978, Working Paper No.3

Malcolm S. Adiseshiah, Mid year review of the Economy, 1978, Working Paper No.2

C.T. Kurien, The dynamics of rural transformation: A Case study of Tamilnadu, 1978, Working Ppaer No.1