Working Papers

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Sunil Mani
History Does Matter:  India’s Efforts at Developing a Domestic Mobile Phone Manufacturing Industry
WP 489

K. P. Kannan
India’s Social Inequality as Durable Inequality: Dalits and Adivasis at the Bottom of an Increasingly Unequal Hierarchical Society
WP 488

Sunandan Ghosh and Vinoj Abraham
The Case of the ‘Missing Middle’ in the Indian Manufacturing Sector: a Firm-Level Analysis
WP 487

Chandril Bhattacharyya
Unionised Labour Market, Environment and Endogenous Growth
WP 486

Pulapre Balakrishnan and M. Parameswaran
The Dynamics of Inflation in India
WP 485

R. Mohan
Finance Commissions and Federal Fiscal Relations in India – Analysing the Awards of 11th to 14th Finance Commissions
WP 484

S. Irudaya Rajan and K.C. Zachariah
Emigration and Remittances: New Evidences from the Kerala Migration Survey, 2018
WP 483

K.P. Kannan
Wage Inequalities in India
WP 482

Mijo Luke
Globalisation and the Re-Articulations of the Local: A Case Study from Kerala’s Midlands
WP 481

Sunandan Ghosh
Enlargement Decisions of Regional Trading Blocs with Asymmetric Members
WP 480

Beena P.L.
Outward FDI and Crossborder M&As by Indian Firms: A Host Country-Level Analysis
WP 479

A.V. Jose
Changing Structure of Employment in Indian States
WP 478

P. Kavitha 
Trends and Pattern of Corporate Social Responsibility Expenditure: A Study of Manufacturing Firms In India
WP 477

Manmohan Agarwal
International Monetary Affairs in the Inter War Years: Limits of Cooperation
WP 476

R. Mohan, D. Shyjan and N. Ramalingam
Cash holding and tax evaded incomes in India: A discussion
WP 475

Sunil Mani
Robot Apocalypse does it Matter for India’s Manufacturing Industry?
WP 474

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