Last update: May 2015
Special Issues of Journals:
Understanding the links between labour
and development (co-edited with C. Nordman), European Journal of Development Research, 26(4), 2014.
Evolution, path dependency and anachronisms (co-edited with A. Savoia), Journal of Development Studies,
Special Issue in principle accepted.
Authored books and book chapters:
firms differ. Structure, strategy, governance and performance (with S. Bhaumik), Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Sector During Crisis and Transition. (with I. Gang and J. Landon-Lane). In: B. Guha-Khasnobis and R. Kanbur (Eds.) Informal
Labor Markets in Development. Plagrave Macmillan, 2006.
Articles in peer reviewed journals:
supply and correlated shocks. New theoretical insights and evidence from Malawi. (with S. Gangopadhyay, K. Michaelowa and
A. Weber). Economic Development and Cultural Change, 63, 361-391, 2015. download
Is women's ownership of land a panacea
in developing countries? Evidence from land owning households in Malawi (with S. Bhaumik and I. Gang). Journal of Development
Migration, transfers and child labor (with I. Gang and
G. Epstein). Review of Development Economics, forthcoming.
The impact of food and economic crises on diet and
nutrition (with I. Gang, D. Hoffman and P. Gbakou), Journal of Development Studies, 2014: DOI: 10.1080/00220388.2014.957274. download
Remittances and chain migration: longitudinal evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina (with F.C. Wolff), Journal
of Development Studies, forthcoming. download
The global food crisis: disaster, opportunity
or non-event? (with P. Gbakou), World Development, 46, 185-196, 2013. download
and economic growth. An econometric survey of evidence. (with N. Campos and A. Saleh), Journal of Institutional and Theoretical
Economics, conditionally accepted.
Good and bad institutions:
is the debate over? Cross-country firm level evidence from the textile industry. (with S. Bhaumik). Cambridge Journal of Economics,
38(1), 109-126, 2013.
The global food crisis: disaster, opportunity or non-event? (with P. Gbakou), World Development,
46, 185-196, 2013.
Does human capital endowment of FDI recipient countries really matter? (with S. Bhaumik), Review
of Development Economics, 17(3), 559-570, 2013.
Do downward private transfers enhance maternal labor supply? (with F.C. Wolff), Journal
of Population Economics, 24(3), 911-933, 2011.
Off-farm labor supply and labor markets in rapidly changing circumstances (with J. Nugent
and S. Bhaumik), Economic Systems, 35(3), 358-389, 2011.
Social mobility sans frontieres? Evidence from a sample
of immigrants in France (with C. Attias-Donfut), European Societies, 13(11), 51-68, 2011.
Allocation of labor in
urban West Africa. Insights from the pattern of labor supply and skill premiums (with C. Nordman and F. Roubaud). Review
of Development Economics, 14(1), 74-92, 2010.
Economic reforms as a tool to attract foreign direct investments? Is it a chimera? (with
S. Bhaumik), Applied Economics Letters, 1-7, 2009.
Upstream transfers and the donor’s labour supply. Evidence
from migrants living in France (with F.C. Wolff), The Manchester School, 77(2), 204-244, 2009.
Are private transfers
poverty and inequality reducing? (with F.C. Wolff), Journal of Comparative Economics, 36(4), 584-598, 2008.
care transfers by ageing immigrants in France: Intra-household allocations and labour market implications (with F.C. Wolff),
European Journal of Population, 24(3), 315-340, 2008.
The impact of labour reallocation and competitive pressure on
TFP growth: Firm level evidence from Bulgaria. International Review of Applied Economics, 22(3), 321-338, 2008.
and wages during volatile transition (with I. Gang), Journal of Comparative Economics, 35(3), 612-619, 2007.
wages or efficient contracts: what determined the wage-employment bargain in post-privatization Bulgaria? Economics of Transition,
14(2), 321-347, 2006.
How do migrants care for their elderly parents: time money and location (with F.C. Wolff), Swiss
Journal of Economics and Statistics. Special Issue from the First Conference on Long-term Care, 142, 123-130, 2006.
is ownership in a market with a level playing field. The Indian banking industry revisited (with S. Bhaumik), Journal
of Comparative Economics, 32(1), 165-180, 2004.
Working papers/work in progress:
ownership of land a panacea in developing countries? Evidence from land-owning farm households in Malawi (with S. Bhaumik
and I. Gang), Working Paper No 1055 William Davidson Institute of the University of Michigan, in revision for the Special
Issue on Institutions and Development, Journal of Development Studies.
Institutions: Evolution, path dependency and anachronisms
(with A. Savoia), Introduction for the Special Issue on Institutions and Development, in review with Journal of Development
Preferential market access into the Chinese market: how good is it for Africa? (with C. Co). Discussion paper No.7908,
Institute for the Study of Labour, Bonn.
Does institutional quality affect firm performance? Insights from a semi-parametric
approach (with S. Bhaumik, S. Kumbhakar and K. Sun). Discussion paper No 5641, Institute for the Study of Labour, Bonn.
transfers and child labor (with I. Gang and G. Epstein). Discussion paper No 5641, Institute for the Study of Labour, Bonn.