Occasional Papers

Indrani Chakraborty, Sukhdeep Singh and Subrata Mukherjee
Changing Distribution of Leverage and Formation of “Clubs” in Indian Corporate Firms during 1991-2021: A Nonparametric Approach, May 2024, OP 83

Supurna Banerjee
Understanding Coercion as a System and Practice : Tea Plantations of West Bengal, February 2024, OP 81

Monalisha Chakraborty and Subrata Mukherjee
The Cumulative Effect of Parental Migration on the Educational Outcomes of Children in Rural West Bengal: Combining India Human Development Survey and a Primary Survey Data, August 2023, OP 80

Simantini Mukhopadhyay
Using Alienation to Understand the Link Between Work and Capabilities, August 2023, OP 79

Zakir Husain, Saswata Ghosh and Mousumi Dutta
Discontinuity in Uptake of Ante-natal Care Services in Rural India: Identifying Local and Global Influences Using Spatial Statistical Techniques, February 2023, OP-78

Sukhdeep Singh and Indrani Chakraborty
Innovation, Corporate Governance and Market Structure:An Analysis of Indian Manufacturing Firms, March 2022, OP-77

Tanveer Ahmad Khan and Indrani Chakraborty
Financial Constraints and Export Behaviour : An Analysis of Indian Manufacturing Firms, March 2022, OP-76

Bidhan Kanti Das
Exploring India’s Right-based Forest Legislation as a new Conservation Model for Developing Countries, March 2022, OP-75

Saswata Ghosh, Md. Zakaria Siddiqui and Debojyoti Majumder
Interregional Variations of Fertility Contours in India : A Multilevel Modelling Approach, February 2022, OP-74

Simantini Mukhopadhyay
Consumption Shocks in Rural India During the Covid-19 Lockdown, January 2022, OP-73

Simantini Mukhopadhyay and Trisha Chanda
Abused But ‘Not Insulted’: Understanding Intersectionality in Symbolic Violence in India, March 2021, OP 72

Priyanka Dasgupta and Subrata Mukherjee
Distress Financing for Out-of-Pocket Hospitalization Expenses in India: An Analysis of Pooled National Sample Survey Data, March 2021, OP 71

Monalisha Chakraborty, Subrata Mukherjee and Priyanka Dasgupta
Bengali Migrant Workers in South India: An Inquiry into their Earnings and Livings, March 2020, OP 70

Supurna Banerjee
Solidarities In and Through Resistance: Rethinking Alliance-Building Through Protests in Plantations in India, March 2020, OP 69

Subrata Mukherjee & Anoshua Chaudhuri
Outpatient Care and Expenses: Can They be Ignored in Health Insurance Programmes, February 2020, OP 68

Simantini Mukhopadhyay
Human Connection in the Light of The Writings of Karl Marx and Amartya Sen: An Investigation Using Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis and Manik Bandyopadhyay’s “Ekannoborti”, February 2020,OP 67

Manas R Bhowmik and Achin Chakraborty
Class Processes and Cooperatives, June 2019,OP 66

Indrani Chakraborty
Debt-Financing and Product Market Competition in an Emerging Economy: Evidence from India, March 2019,OP 65

Subhanil Chowdhury and Subrata Mukherjee
Can ‘Ayusmhan Bharat’ National Health Protection Mission Protect Health of India’s Poor ?, January 2019, OP 64

Achin Chakraborty
An Approach Toward Methodological Appraisal of Social Research, January 2019, OP 63

Abhijit Guha
In Search of Nationalist Trends in Indian Anthropology: Opening a New Discourse, September 2018, OP-62

Subrata Mukherjee and Priyanka Dasgupta
Measuring Households’ Multidimensional Vulnerability Due to Health Shocks: Evidence from National Sample Survey 71st Round Data, August 2018, OP-61

Simantini Mukhopadhyay and Achin Chakraborty
Changing Socioeconomic Inequalities in Child Nutrition in the Indian States: What the Last Two National Family Health Surveys Say, July 2018, OP60

Simantini Mukhopadhyay and Achin Chakraborty
Caste-Gender Intersectionalities and the Curious Case of Child Nutrition: A Methodological Exposition, February 2018, OP59

Subrata Mukherjee, Dipankor Coondoo and Indrani Chakraborty
Underemployment in India: Measurement and Analysis, November 2017, OP58

Anwesha Sengupta
The Railway Refugees: Sealdah, 1950s-1960s, March 2017, OP57

Indrani Chakraborty
Uncovering Heterogeneity in the Relationship between Competition, Corporate Governance and Firm Performance using Quantile Regression on Indian Data, March 2017, OP56

Subrata Mukherjee and Rolf Heinmüller
Rural Medical Practitioners: Who are they? What do they do? Should they be Trained for Improvement? Evidence from Rural West Bengal, February 2017, OP55

Gorky Chakraborty
From ‘Look East’ to ‘Act East’ Policy: Continuing with an Obfuscated Vision for Northeast India, March 2016, OP54

Indrani Chakraborty
Effects of Ownership Structure on Capital Structure of Indian Listed Firms: Role of Business Groups vis-à-vis Stand-Alone Firms, March 2016, OP53

Subhanil Chowdhury and Soumyajit Chakraborty
Employment Growth in West Bengal: An Assessment, March 2016, OP52

Saswata Ghosh and Md. Zakaria Siddiqui
Role of Community and Context in Contraceptive Behaviour in Rural West Bengal: A Multilevel Multinomial Approach, February 2016, OP51

Dipankor Coondoo and Sangeeta Das
Purchasing Managers’ Indices and Quarterly GDP Change Forecast : An Exploratory Note Based on Indian Data, January 2016, OP50

Saswata Ghosh and Sharifa Begum
Influence of Son Preference on Contraceptive Method Mix: Some Evidences from ‘Two Bengals’, April 2015, OP49

Gorky Chakraborty and Asok Kumar Ray
Understanding Northeast India through a ‘Spatial’ Lens, April 2015, OP48

Subhanil Chowdhury
Is Imperialism a Relevant Concept in Today’s World? March 2015, OP47

Supurna Banerjee
Intersectionality and Spaces of Belonging : Understanding the Tea Plantation Workers in Dooars, March 2015, OP46

Indrani Chakraborty and Ansgar Richter
Promoter Ownership and Performance in Publicly Listed Firms in India: Does Group Affiliation Matter? February 2015, OP45

Saswata Ghosh
Exploring Post-Sterilization Regret in an Underdeveloped Region of Rural West Bengal, April 2014, OP44

Dipankar Coondoo
Economic Development and Welfare: Some Measurement Issues, January 2014, OP43

Achin Chakraborty and Subrata Mukherjee
Living Arrangement and Capability Deprivation of the Disabled in India, November 2013, OP42

Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee
Public-Private Partnerships in Kolkata: Concepts of Governance in the Changing Political Economy of a Region, May 2013, OP41

Utsa Roy
Constructing a “pure” body: The discourse of nutrition in colonial Bengal, November 2012, OP40

Gorky Chakraborty
Roots and Ramifications of a Colonial ‘Construct’: The Wastelands in Assam, September 2012, OP39

Ranabir Chakravarti and Tutul Chakravarti
Painted Spectacles: Evidence of the Mughal Paintings for the Correction of Vision, August 2012, OP38

Sujata Mukherjee
Medical Education and Emergence of Women Medics in Colonial Bengal, August 2012, OP37

Joysankar Bhattacharya and Sarmila Banerjee
Women Empowerment as Multidimensional Capability Enhancement: An Application of Structural-Equation Modeling, July 2012, OP36

Bidhan Kanti Das
Losing Biodiversity, Impoverishing Forest Villagers: Analysing Forest Policies in the Context of Flood Disaster in a National Park of Sub Himalayan Bengal, India,July 2012, OP35

Nandini Ghosh
Disabled definitions, Impaired Policies: Reflections on Limits of Dominant Concepts of Disability, May 2012, OP34

Gorky Chakraborty
North East Vision 2020: A Reality Check, OP33

Krishna Soman
Women, Medicine and Politics of Gender: Institution of Traditional Midwives in Twentieth Century Bengal, November 2011, OP32

Prasanta Ray
Pratyaha: Everyday Lifeworld, October 2011, OP31

Ranabir Chakravarti and Krishnendu Ray
Healing and Healers Inscribed: Epigraphic Bearing on Healing-Houses in Early India, July 2011, OP30

Indrani Chakraborty
Does Capital Structure Depend on Group Affiliation? An Analysis of Indian Corporate Firms, July 2011, OP29

Jenia Mukherjee
No Voice, No Choice: Riverine Changes and Human Vulnerability in The ‘Chars’ Of Malda and Murshidabad, July 2011, OP28

Subhanil Chowdhury
Employment and Growth under Capitalism: Some Critical Issues with Special Reference to India, July 2011, OP27

Arup Maharatna and Anindita Sinha
Long-Term Demographic Trends in North-East India and their Wider Significance, 1901-2001, 2011, OP26

Subhasri Ghosh
Nineteenth Century Colonial Ideology and Socio-Legal Reforms: Continuity or Break?, June 2011, OP25

Debarati Bandyopadhyay
Arundhati Roy: Environment and Literary Activism, April 2011, OP24

Gorky Chakraborty
Encountering Globalization in the Hill Areas of North East India, December 2010, OP23

Sukla Chatterjee
Contested Virtue: Imperial Women’s Crisis with Colonized Womanhood, November 2010, OP22

Subhoranjan Dasgupta
The Dialectical Core in Rosa Luxemburg’s Vision of Democracy, January 2010, OP21

Achin Chakraborty and Subrata Mukherjee
MDG-Based Poverty Reduction Strategy for West Bengal, October 2009, OP20

Subhoranjan Dasgupta
Rosa Luxemburg’s Critique of Creativity and Culture, May 2009, OP19

Indrani Chakraborty and Achin Chakraborty
Female work participation and gender differential in earning in West Bengal, April 2009, OP18

Dipankar Sinha
The Field Strikes Back: Decoding Narratives of Development, March 2009, OP17

Subrata Mukherjee and Saswata Ghosh
What Determines the Success and Failure of ‘100 Days Work’ at the Panchayat Level? A Study of Birbhum District in West Bengal, February 2009, OP16

Uttam Kumar Bhattacharya
Education for Child Labour in West Bengal, October 2008, OP15

Zakir Husain, Saswata Ghosh, and Bijoya Roy
Socio Economic Profile of Patients in Kolkata: A Case Study of RG Kar and AMRI, July 2008, OP14

Preben Kaarsholm
Migration, Islam and Identity Strategies in Kwazulu-Natal: Notes on the Making of Indians and Africans, April 2008, OP13

Indrani Chakraborty
Financial Development and Economic Growth in India: An Analysis of the Post-Reform Period, January 2008, OP12

Sudeep Basu
Rethinking Knowledge as Ideology: Reflections on the Debate from Max Scheler to Theodor Adorno, September 2007, OP11

Amiya Kumar Bagchi
China India Russia: Moving Out of Backwardness, or, ‘Cunning Passages of History’, May 2007, OP10

Indrani Chakraborty
Does Financial Development Cause Economic Growth? The Case of India, January 2007, OP9

Jawhar Sircar
The Construction of the Hindu Identity in Medieval Western Bengal? The Role of Popular Cults, July 2005, OP8

Indrani Chakraborty
Capital Inflows into India in the Post-Liberalization Period: An Empirical Investigation, July 2005, OP7

Pinaki Chakraborti
The Development Centrifuge: A Retrospect in Search of a Theory and a Centre, February 2005, OP6

Achin Chakraborty
Kerala’s Changing Development Narratives, October 2004, OP5

Barnita Bagchi
Gender, History and the Recovery of Knowledge with Information and Communication Technologies: Reconfiguring the Future of Our Past, July 2004, OP4

Prasanta Ray
Samkhya and Vyanjana: Understanding Underdevelopment, July 2004, OP3

Subhoranjan Dasgupta
Epar Ganga Opar Ganga — A Creative Statement on Displacement and Violence, July 2004, OP2

Amiya Kumar Bagchi
Keynes, Kaldor and Development Economics, July 2004, OP1

Special Lectures

Martha C. Nussbaum
Education for Profit, Education for Freedom, March 2008, SP1

Himani Bannerji
Always Towards : Development and Nationalism in Rabindranath Tagore, May 2008, SP2

Diane P. Wood
The Winding Road Toward Equality for Women in the United States, June 2008, SP3

Martha C. Nussbaum
Compassion : Human and Animal, July 2008, SP4

Aijaz Ahmad
Three ‘Returns’ to Marx : Derrida, Badiou, Zizek,(Fourth Michael Sprinker Lecture), March 2012, SP5

Ashwani Saith
Inequality: Reflections on a Silent Pandemic, December 2009 SP6

Amit Bhaduri
A Study in Development by Dispossession, March 2015 SP7