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Basu, Kaushik

Works: 312 works in 982 publications in 6 languages and 13,819 library holdings
Genres: History  Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings  Festschriften  Biography  Economic history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Other, Thesis advisor, Honoree, Redactor
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Publications about Kaushik Basu
Publications by Kaushik Basu
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Analytical development economics : the less developed economy revisited by Kaushik Basu( Book )
37 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 620 libraries worldwide
1.3 Economic Rationality and Norms
Beyond the invisible hand : groundwork for a new economics by Kaushik Basu( Book )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Using analytic tools from mainstream economics, the book challenges some of the precepts and propositions of mainstream economics. It maintains that, by ignoring the role of culture and custom, traditional economics promotes the view that the current system is the only viable one, thereby serving the interests of those who do well by this system. Beyond the Invisible Hand challenges readers to fundamentally rethink the assumptions underlying modern economic thought and proves that a more equitable society is both possible and sustainable, and hence worth striving for
The international debt problem, credit rationing, and loan pushing : theory and experience by Kaushik Basu( Book )
14 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 437 libraries worldwide
This study highlights some mismatches between theory and experience with regard to credit rationing and loan pushing in the international debt market. It develops a model of loan pushing that addresses limitations of rationality-based theories of sovereign lending and uses triadic limitations to explain why certain norms appear in international credit markets. It uses Latin American examples to illustrate some related issues of political economy and challenges existing models as unrealistic in presenting lenders as more likely than borrowers to compete with one another and constructs a model in which lenders act monopolistically while borrowers compete. It discusses excess supply of credit in equilibrium and loan pushing and considers the scope and limitations of using extensive-form game theory in modeling the international debt market
Prelude to political economy : a study of the social and political foundations of economics by Kaushik Basu( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 413 libraries worldwide
This volume aims to understand why some economies succeed and some fail, and why some communities prosper while others stagnate, so economics must be seen as embedded in politics and society. It is a study of this embeddedness
Choice, welfare, and development : a festschrift in honour of Amartya K. Sen by Kaushik Basu( Book )
22 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
Professor Sen is one of the few economists whose research straddles the expanse of the subject and he has worked and written in an astonishingly large number of areas. In acknowledgement of the varied interests encompassed by Professor Sen's work which would be impossible to represent in a single volume, the editors have chosen to concentrate on welfare economics to which Sen has made a seminal contribution. Thus two related strands in his work are reflected in this volume. Both are based in welfare economics, but one develops the more theoretical aspects of social choice theory, while the other is more concerned with the application of welfare economics in the context of developing economies
The Oxford companion to economics in India by Kaushik Basu( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Contributed articles
Revealed preference of government by Kaushik Basu( Book )
15 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 330 libraries worldwide
India's emerging economy : performance and prospects in the 1990s and beyond by Kaushik Basu( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Arguments for a better world : essays in honor of Amartya Sen by S. M. Ravi Kanbur( Book )
55 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
Sanjay G. Reddy, Kevin Roberts, Ingrid Robeyns, Maurice Salles, Emma Samman, Cristina Santos, Thomas. M. Scanlon, Arjun Sengupta, Tae Kun Seo, Anthony Shorrocks, Ronald Smith, Rehman Sobhan, Robert M. Solow, Nicholas Stern, Frances Stewart, Joseph E. Stiglitz, S. Subramanian, Kotaro Suzumura, Alain Trannoy, Ashutosh Varshney, Sujata Visaria, Guanghua Wan, Jorgen W. Weibull, John A. Weymark, and Yongsheng Xu
Lectures in industrial organization theory by Kaushik Basu( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Development policy and economic theory by Kaushik Basu( Book )
14 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Seminar papers; in the Indian context
Capital, investment, and development : essays in memory of Sukhamoy Chakravarty by Kaushik Basu( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Markets and governments ( Book )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
This volume contributes to the growing debate on governments versus markets, including contributions by eminent economists such as Akerlof, Sen, Bardhan, Mookherjee, and Pattanaik
Readings in political economy ( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Agrarian structure and economic underdevelopment by Kaushik Basu( Book )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Kaushik Basu (Cornell University) explores the relation between agrarian institutions and economic development
Collected papers in theoretical economics by Kaushik Basu( Book )
in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
The retreat of democracy and other itinerant essays on globalization, economics, and India by Kaushik Basu( Book )
20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Collection of author's excerpts from different journals focussing on economic and polical globalization with special reference to India
Inequality and growth : patterns and policy ( Book )
11 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
"The first volume on concepts and analysis is a collection of chapters on the conceptual and theoretical issues on inequality and its measurements. The second volume examines the state of inequality globally and in different regions, and analyzes other kinds of inequality and discrimination."--Publisher's description
Inequality and growth : Volume I : concepts and analysis ( Book )
10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
"It was a part of the wisdom of mainstream economics that in the early stages of development inequality would rise but as growth persisted, it would, eventually, decline. Early evidence seemed to suggest that this pattern would be borne out. But, as time passed and growth persisted, inequality continued to grow, casting doubt on the received wisdom. The aim of this two-volume book is to analyze the current state of global and regional inequality, dissect the phenomenal increase in inequality that we have seen occur in recent times, and better understand the complex relationship between inequality and development. The political instability and conflict that we see around the world, arguably, has connection to economic deprivation of large segments of society and the perception of marginalization. This two-volume work acquires a special significance in the light of these developments"--
An economist in the real world : the art of policymaking in India by Kaushik Basu( Book )
7 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique: "This is a beautifully written and engaging book describing Basu's years as chief economic adviser to the Government of India. An Economist in the Real World reveals a brilliant and lively mind combined with a compassionate humanity. But more than that, it conveys an understanding of the rich complexities of India, the challenges and the hopes of this great subcontinent with more than a billion people. A must-read for anyone interested in either development or India-or who simply wants to learn about the adventures of an academic entering the terrain of high-stakes politics."--Joseph E. Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate in Economics, 2001"An Economist in the Real World is a book of tales regarding what economic policy looks like from the inside out. It is also a book of interpretation, in which Basu's reflections explain in a deep way why economic policy so frequently goes wrong. Like all great books, and especially those that are a lot of fun, it is to be read, and appreciated, by many different audiences and at many different levels."-George Akerlof, Nobel Laureate in Economics, 2001"Kaushik Basu offers a unique perspective on India's economic development that is both analytically rigorous and deeply personal. He speaks with authority as a noted economic theorist who has been chief economic adviser for the Government of India and chief economist for the World Bank. If you want to understand the great problems and successes of economic development in our time, this book is a good place to start."-Roger Myerson, Nobel Laureate in Economics, 2007 "When a top-notch theorist is given a leading policy post, we anticipate getting interesting musings on the application of economics to politics. But when that post concerns as complicated and chaotic an economy as India's, the reflections turn out to be utterly fascinating."--Eric S. Maskin, Nobel Laureate in Economics, 2007 "One of the important lessons of this wonderfully interesting book is that sophisticated economic reasoning can be very fruitfully used to tackle extremely complex practical problems. Since that powerful lesson comes here accompanied by wit and humor-typical of Basu's writings-the reader is at once entertained and amused as well as illuminated. It is hard to ask for more."-Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics, 1998 "From my corporate perch, I approach tomes on economics with some trepidation. However, An Economist in the Real World turns out to be a treat. Filled with careful deductive reasoning and free of jargon, it is an important book that urges government, corporations, and civil society to come together to tackle India's problems and realize India's full potential."-Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group
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Басу, Каушик
كاوشيك باسو
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கௌசிக் பாசு
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バス, カウシィク
バスー, カウシック
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