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Basu, Kaushik

Works: 419 works in 1,280 publications in 6 languages and 17,729 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Handbooks and manuals  Festschriften  Biographies  Academic theses  Economic history  Autobiographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Speaker, htt, Honoree, Opponent, Thesis advisor, edi, Redactor
Classifications: HD82, 330.1
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Kaushik Basu
Analytical development economics : the less developed economy revisited by Kaushik Basu( )

44 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4. Inflation and Structural Disequilibrium
Beyond the invisible hand : groundwork for a new economics by Kaushik Basu( )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member 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 retreat of democracy and other itinerant essays on globalization, economics, and India by Kaushik Basu( )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of author's excerpts from different journals focussing on economic and polical globalization with special reference to India
Prelude to political economy : a study of the social and political foundations of economics by Kaushik Basu( )

31 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 1,028 WorldCat member 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
The republic of beliefs : a new approach to law and economics by Kaushik Basu( )

22 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[This book] argues that the traditional economic analysis of the law has significant flaws and has failed to answer certain critical questions satisfactorily. Why are good laws drafted but never implemented? When laws are unenforced, is it a failure of the law or the enforcers? And, most important, considering that laws are simply words on paper, why are they effective? Basu offers a provocative alternative to how the relationship between economics and real-world law enforcement should be understood. Basu summarizes standard, neoclassical law and economics before looking at the weaknesses underlying the discipline. Bringing modern game theory to bear, he develops a 'focal point' approach, modeling not just the self-interested actions of the citizens who must follow laws but also the functionaries of the state: the politicians, judges, and bureaucrats enforcing them. He demonstrates the connections between social norms and the law and shows how well conceived ideas can change and benefit human behavior. For example, bribe givers and takers will collude when they are treated equally under the law. And in food support programs, vouchers should be given directly to the poor to prevent shop owners from selling subsidized rations on the open market. Basu provides a new paradigm for the ways that law and economics interact: a framework applicable to both less developed countries and the developed world"--Jaquette du volume
Arguments for a better world : essays in honor of Amartya Sen by Kaushik Basu( )

61 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This two volume set of essays, written in honour of Amartya Sen, covers the range of contributions that Sen has made to knowledge. They are written by leading economists, philosophers and social scientists, and address topics such as ethics, welfare economics, poverty, gender, human development, society, and politics
International labor standards : history, theory, and policy options by Kaushik Basu( )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book addresses the controversial call for international labor standards, seeking to productively further this debate by considering the economic implications and history of these standards. A result of an initiative by Professor Kaushik Basu in his capacity as member of the Expert Group of Development Issues (EGDI) sponsored by the Swedish Foreign Ministry, the contributions are based on discussions at a seminar held in Stockholm in August 2001. They focus on four central questions:How did the labor standards movement evolve in the past, and what can we learn from its history? What do contemporary economic theories tell us about the possible impact of international labor standards? What solid empirical evidence do economists have about the incidence, causes and effects of child labor? What kind of global institutions do we have or need in order to enforce any agreement on labor standards, and what role should the ILO and WTO play? Compiling the best research in the field, this book provides a solid basis for policy decisions, while also serving as a challenging text for students in trade, development, and labor economics
The less developed economy : a critique of contemporary theory by Kaushik Basu( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choice, welfare, and development : a festschrift in honour of Amartya K. Sen by Kaushik Basu( Book )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The opening essay formalises the concept of 'capabilities' developed by Sen, and is a particularly apt contribution, since it illustrates the possibility of blending developmental concerns with welfare economics. Other subjects tackled include the analysis of a general equilibrium model which relates to the problems of entitlements discussed by Sen in the context of famines; the rationality of choice behaviour; the problem of redistribution; individual decision-making and the symbolic value of actions; an original theorem on dictatorship; issues relating to local community-level co-operation in water allocation and management; a study of primary education in two villages in India and China; the relation between total household resources and intra-household inequality; the vulnerability of households to aggregate shocks; and the issue of mass unemployment
The international debt problem, credit rationing, and loan pushing : theory and experience by Kaushik Basu( Book )

14 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member 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
India's emerging economy : performance and prospects in the 1990s and beyond by Kaushik Basu( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

India's economy over the last decade looks in many ways like a success story; after a major economic crisis in 1991, followed by bold reform measures, the economy has experienced a rapid economic growth rate, more foreign investment, and a boom in the information technology sector. Yet many in the country still suffer from crushing poverty, and social and political unrest remains a problem. These essays by leading academics, policymakers, and industrialists -- including one by Amartya Sen, the 1998 winner of the Nobel Prize in economics for his work on poverty and inequality -- examine the fa
The Oxford companion to economics in India by Kaushik Basu( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As we get into the twenty-first century, the concept of the Indian economy has come to encompass a mind-boggling array of topics, phenomena, and complexities. Understanding Indias economy is not just an intellectual challenge, but, with the country emerging as a major global economy, also a requirement. This unique volume, the first comprehensive resource of its kind on the contemporary Indian economy, aims to address this need. Culled from the collective wisdom and experience of 200 distinguished contributors, including economists, business leaders, policymakers, and analysts, it collates facts with contemporary thinking on the Indian economy, to provide an accessible account of the diverse range of themes and issues relevant to India today. The more than 200 entries cover the evolution of the Indian economy from relative obscurity to an emergent global force, from the Hindu rate of growth to its recent surge. They span the recent cover stories of Indias phenomenal growth, leadership in software and information technology, and outsourcing success, and also document the backwatersthe widespread poverty, farmer suicides, child labour, and the large and impoverished informal sector that houses a majority of Indias labour force. -- publisher description
Revealed preference of government by Kaushik Basu( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inequality and growth : patterns and policy by Kaushik Basu( )

31 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member 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 by Kaushik Basu( )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member 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"--
Lectures in industrial organization theory by Kaushik Basu( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Markets, governance, and institutions in the process of economic development by Ajit Mishra( )

9 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written in honour of Kaushik Basu, this book is a celebration of over forty 40 of contributions to development economics. Written by Professor Basu's past and present collaborators and research students it offers original insights and perspectives on issues relating to well-being, freedom and institutions in the developmental context
The state of economics, the state of the world by Kaushik Basu( )

18 editions published between 2016 and 2020 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading economists address the ongoing challenges to economics in theory and practice in a time of political and economic crises. More than a decade of financial crises, sovereign debt problems, political conflict, and rising xenophobia and protectionism has left the global economy unsettled and the ability of economics as a discipline to account for episodes of volatility uncertain. In this book, leading economists consider the state of their discipline in a world of ongoing economic and political crises. The book begins with three sweeping essays by Nobel laureates Kenneth Arrow (in one of his last published works), Amartya Sen, and Joseph Stiglitz that offer a summary of the theoretical foundations of modern economics-the twin pillars of general equilibrium theory and welfare economics. Contributors then turn to macroeconomic stabilization and growth and, finally, new areas of research that depart from traditional theory, methodology, and concerns: climate change, behavioral economics, and evolutionary game theory. The 2019 Nobel Prize laureates, Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer, contribute a paper on the use of randomized control trials indevelopment economics. Contributors Philippe Aghion, Ingela Alger, Kenneth Arrow, Abhijit Banerjee, Kaushik Basu, Lawrence Blume, Guillermo Calvo, Francesco Caselli, Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Shantayanan Devarajan, Esther Duflo, Samuel Fankhauser, James Foster, Varun Gauri, Xavier Gine, Gael Giraud, Gita Gopinath, Robert Hockett, Karla Hoff, Ravi Kanbur, Aart Kraay, Michael Kremer, David McKenzie, Celestin Monga, Maurice Obstfeld, Hamid Rashid, Martin Ravallion, Amartya Sen, Luis Serven, Hyun Song Shin, Nicholas Stern, Joseph Stiglitz, Cass Sunstein, Michael Toman, Joergen Weibull
Development policy and economic theory by Kaushik Basu( Book )

15 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seminar papers; in the Indian context
Capital, investment, and development : essays in memory of Sukhamoy Chakravarty by Kaushik Basu( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Beyond the invisible hand : groundwork for a new economics
Beyond the invisible hand : groundwork for a new economicsThe retreat of democracy and other itinerant essays on globalization, economics, and IndiaPrelude to political economy : a study of the social and political foundations of economicsArguments for a better world : essays in honor of Amartya SenInternational labor standards : history, theory, and policy optionsChoice, welfare, and development : a festschrift in honour of Amartya K. SenIndia's emerging economy : performance and prospects in the 1990s and beyondThe Oxford companion to economics in India
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