Recent Working Papers

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Manmohan Agarwal
The Operation of the Gold Standard in the Core and the Periphery before the First World War
WP 473

S.Irudaya Rajan, Bernard D’ Sami and S.Samuel Asir Raj
Tamil Nadu Migration Survey 2015
WP 472

Vinoj Abraham
MGNREGS: Political Economy, Local Governance and Asset Creation in South India
WP 471

Amit S Ray, M Parameswaran, Manmohan Agarwal, Sunandan Ghosh, Udaya S Mishra, Upasak Das & Vinoj Abraham
Quality of Social Science Research in India
WP 470

T.M.Thomas Isaac & R. Mohan
Sustainable Fiscal Consolidation Suggesting the Way Ahead for Kerala
WP 469

Religious Denominations of Kerala
WP 468

Udaya S. Mishra
Measuring Progress Towards MDGs in Child Health: Should Base Level Sensitivity and
Inequity Matter ?
WP 467

Manmohan Agarwal
International Monetary System Response of Developing Countries to its Shortcomings
WP 466

Manmohan Agarwal and Sunandan Ghosh
Structural Change in the Indian Economy
WP 465

M. Parameswaran
Determinants of Industrial Disputes: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing Industry
WP 464

K. C. Zachariah and S. Irudaya Rajan
Dynamics of Emigration and Remittances in Kerala: Results from the Kerala Migration Survey 2014
WP 463

Udaya S Mishra and Vachaspati Shukla
Welfare Comparisons with Multidimensional Well-being Indicators: An Indian Illustration: WP 462

Amit S Ray and Sunandan Ghosh
Reflections on India’s Emergence in the World Economy: WP 461

Krishnakumar S
Global Imbalances and Bretton Woods II Postulate : WP 460

Sunandan Ghosh
Delegation in Customs Union Formation : WP 459

M.A. Oommen, D. Shyjan
Local Governments and the Inclusion of the Excluded: Towards a Strategic Methodology with Empirical Illustration: WP 458

R. Mohan, N. Ramalingam, D. Shyjan
Horizontal Devolution of Resources to States in India suggestions before the Fourteenth Finance Commission: WP 457

Praveena Kodoth
Who goes ? Failures of marital provisioning and women’s agency among less skilled emigrant women workers from Kerala: WP 456

J. Devika
Land, Politics, Work and Home-Life at Adimalathura: Towards a Local History: WP 455

J. Devika
Land, Politics, Work and Home-Life in a City Slum: Reconstructing History from Oral Narratives: WP 454

Sunil Mani
Changing Leadership in Computer and Information Services, Emergence of India as the Current World Leader in Computer and Information Services: WP 453

Vinoj Abraham
Missing Labour Force or ‘De-feminization’ of Labour Force in India ?: WP 452

Silvia Masiero
Transforming state-citizen relations in food security schemes: The computerized ration card management system in Kerala: WP 451

K. C. Zachariah and S. Irudaya Rajan
Inflexion in Kerala’s Gulf Connection: Report on Kerala Migration Survey 2011 :WP 450

Tapas K. Sen
Recent Developments in Kerala State Finances : WP 449

Sunil Mani and Arun. M
Liberalisation of technical education in Kerala: has a significant increase in enrolment translated into increase in supply of engineers? : WP 448

N. Vijayamohanan Pillai
Modeling optimal time-differential pricing of electricity under uncertainty: Revisiting the welfare foundations : WP 447

D. Narayana
The Pricing Problem of Public Transport in Kerala
September 2011: WP 446

Praveena Kodoth and V. J. Varghese
Emigration of Women Domestic Workers from Kerala: Gender, State Policy and the Politics of Movement
September 2011: WP 445

Sunil Mani
The Mobile Communications Services Industry in India: Has it Led to India Becoming A Manufacturing Hub for Telecommunication Equipments? April 2011 : WP 444

K.C. Zachariah and S Irudaya Rajan
From Kerala to Kerala Via the Gulf: Emigration Experiences of Return Emigrants March 2011: WP 443

Vijay Korra
Short Duration Migration in India: An Appraisal from Census 2001 March 2011: WP 442

M. Parameswaran
Financial Crisis and Kerala Economy January 2011: WP 441

Financing Pattern of Indian Corporate Sector Under Liberalisation: With Focus on Acquiring Firms Abroad. January 2011: WP 440