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Basu, Kaushik

Overview
Works: 333 works in 985 publications in 6 languages and 14,112 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Handbooks and manuals  Festschriften  Biography  Economic history 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Other, Redactor, Thesis advisor, Honoree
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kaushik Basu
Analytical development economics : the less developed economy revisited by Kaushik Basu( )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 1,731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preface to The Less Developed Economy, 1984
The retreat of democracy and other itinerant essays on globalization, economics, and India by Kaushik Basu( )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of author's excerpts from different journals focussing on economic and polical globalization with special reference to India
Beyond the invisible hand : groundwork for a new economics by Kaushik Basu( )

32 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,323 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
Prelude to political economy : a study of the social and political foundations of economics by Kaushik Basu( )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 882 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
Inequality and growth : patterns and policy by Kaushik Basu( )

27 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 617 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
Arguments for a better world : essays in honor of Amartya Sen by Kaushik Basu( )

53 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member 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
International labor standards : history, theory, and policy options by Kaushik Basu( Book )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 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
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 441 WorldCat member 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 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 434 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
The Oxford companion to economics in India by Kaushik Basu( Book )

16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 355 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
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 354 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
Revealed preference of government by Kaushik Basu( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures in industrial organization theory by Kaushik Basu( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agrarian structure and economic underdevelopment by Kaushik Basu( Book )

16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaushik Basu (Cornell University) explores the relation between agrarian institutions and economic development
Development policy and economic theory by Kaushik Basu( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member 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 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Markets and governments( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member 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
Collected papers in theoretical economics by Kaushik Basu( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Readings in political economy( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agrarian questions by Kaushik Basu( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Beyond the invisible hand : groundwork for a new economics
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The retreat of democracy and other itinerant essays on globalization, economics, and IndiaBeyond the invisible hand : groundwork for a new economicsPrelude 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. SenThe Oxford companion to economics in IndiaIndia's emerging economy : performance and prospects in the 1990s and beyond
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