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Abstract This paper studies the impact of high global rice and wheat prices on household welfare in India. I use the 2007–08 surge in global food prices and household share of area under rice and…

22 August 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

Abstract This paper proposes new composite measures of relative and dynamic state performance to improve governance and delivery of public programs in developing countries with a federal structure. We…

31 October 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

This study has assessed the impact of crop insurance vis-à-vis irrigation on farm income and its higher-order moments. The study utilizes nationally representative farm survey data from India and…

20 September 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

Policy expectations from biofuels have been a widely contested issue. Lately, the risks and uncertainties associated with the unintended consequences of biofuels in terms of food and land-use changes…

20 September 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

In much of the developing world, cooking accounts for most of women's time in home production. Does reliance on biomass for cooking drive this time burden? To assess time-savings from shifting towards…

20 September 2022 | Discussion Paper | India

A long history of empirical research has focused on testing whether and when household consumption and production decisions are separable. The underlying premise is that if markets were perfect…

20 September 2022 | Other Publications | India

Abstract The global output of food staples is far more stable than most individual nations' outputs, but does this lead to consumption risk sharing? This paper applies tools from the risk sharing…

22 August 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

Traditional discussions of the relationships between energy, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and human development fail to expose within country energy and CO2 emissions inequality. This work seeks to…

20 September 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India

WE find that construction of toilets reduces sexual assaults on women, but do not discern consistent changes in rapes. Our findings for sexual assaults are robust to a variety of controls...

4 July 2022 | Peer Reviewed | India